Home / key enablers

key enablers

2 Jun 2017

Australian SMEs propelled into global supply chain

Local defence businesses will have enhanced export opportunities, following the signing of new global supply chain (GSC) program agreements with two m...
defence spending central to broader economic plan
2 Jun 2017
Defence spending central to broader economic plan
While delivering a capability edge to the Australian Defence Force is the main goal of the $195 billion investment outlined in the 2016 Defence White ...
1 Jun 2017
PODCAST: Manufacturing Australia's future – Jens Goennemann, AMGC
The Australian manufacturing industry is often politically charged, with various state governments petitioning for projects that will stimulate the ec...
1 Jun 2017
DMTC flags evolving role to bring in research, innovation into defence strategy remit
The role of the Defence Materials Technology Centre has seen dramatic change over the past few years, having developed a keen sense of the need to int...
31 May 2017
IDC reaches new agreement with prime in National Reconciliation Week
The Indigenous Defence Consortium (IDC) and BAE Systems Australia have announced a new Strategic Relationship Agreement (SRA). ...
31 May 2017
NSW to capitalise on defence industry growth
The NSW Legislative Council’s standing committee on state development is looking to seize on potential opportunities within Defence by conducting an...
31 May 2017
CAE ‘here to stay’ as it builds trust with government
CAE Middle East and Asia-Pacific defence and security vice president and general manager Ian Bell has said the firm’s forward looking strategy glo...
31 May 2017
Xtek CEO on lessons learnt from Quickstep directorship
Xtek chief executive Philippe Odouard has identified some key learnings he gleaned during his tenure as executive director of Quickstep – an Austral...
31 May 2017
WA recognising local defence businesses
As the state looks to build up its defence industry and secure more national defence projects, Western Australia has unveiled a new award to recognise...
30 May 2017
Budget measures to bring ‘rational’ approach to Defence
The 2017 budget revealed the Department of Defence would cut $300 million from spending on consultants and contractors, much to the disappointment of ...

more from defence connect

Apr 23 2019
Duty and honour – The History of the Australian Army (Part One)
In the days surrounding Anzac Day, Defence Connect will be looking back on the history of the Austra...
Apr 23 2019
Lockheed Martin Australia chief executive retires
Vince Di Pietro has retired from his role as chief executive of Lockheed Martin Australia after nea...
Apr 23 2019
Fifth-generation fighters and the keys to regional dominance
As the fifth-generation revolution continues to transform Australian and allied air forces, regiona...
Recommended by Spike Native Network