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29 Jan 2018

Australian aircraft joins search for missing ferry

Aircraft from Australia and the US Coast Guard will join the search for the missing Kiribati ferry MV Butiraoi, which had an estimated 50 people on...
25 Jan 2018
Flight training company to establish base in South Australia
Australian helicopter flight training company Becker Helicopters has announced plans to create an operating base in South Australia’s upper Spencer ...
18 Jan 2018
Helicopter Aircrew Training School welcomes its first students
Training of Australia’s future military helicopter aircrew has commenced at the new Joint Helicopter Aircrew Training School at HMAS Albatross in N...
17 Jan 2018
Australia to host aerospace firm’s Australasian defence headquarters
An aerospace manufacturer has established a new defence-focused corporate entity to be based in Australia, as it looks to secure more work in the Asia...
12 Jan 2018
Future Subs designer scores warship drone tech development contract
A defence consortium made up of Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters has secured a contract to develop technology in the field of rotary-wing drones. ...
8 Jan 2018
SEA 5000 competition heats up with tender decision set for April
With bids for the Future Frigates now closed, the Commonwealth and three contenders are now undergoing offer definition and improvement activities und...
8 Jan 2018
Industry polls show big support for nuclear subs but opinion divided on ASC workforce for new frigates
Defence Connect readers overwhelmingly believe the government should have considered a nuclear-powered solution for Australia’s SEA 1000 Future Subm...
5 Jan 2018
Future submarine pundits divided on SEA 1000 project success
Australia’s largest ever defence procurement project, to build a dozen advanced submarines under the SEA 1000 Future Submarine Program, is undergoin...
5 Jan 2018
New OPVs to hit the water long before next generation frigates or submarines
Years before the new frigates or submarines start construction, the first of the new Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) will be in the water under the $4 ...
4 Jan 2018
Cabinet papers herald key lessons for prospective SEA 5000 winner
Five years into the Anzac frigate project, there were some signs that all was not well, with ships one and two running behind schedule. ...
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