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17 Sep 2018

Lockheed Martin Australia head says company will continue to grow as Defence projects ramp up

After shedding much of its workforce when it divested its IT business, Lockheed Martin’s Australian business has taken on a further 250 employees in...
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14 Sep 2018
NSW government launches defence and technology precinct
The NSW government plans to create a defence, aviation, aerospace and technology precinct, set to generate over 5,500 jobs in the Hunter region. ...
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14 Sep 2018
Defence SA head says new space businesses set to be located all over Australia
South Australia has billed itself as the Defence State, but with the renaissance of Australia’s space sector, could it also bill itself as the Spa...
14 Sep 2018
Hand-held counter-drone device lands Defence Innovation Hub contract
Defence Minister Christopher Pyne has announced three more Defence Innovation Hub contracts to boost defence capability. ...
13 Sep 2018
Defence achieves nearly 100% of recruiting targets
Young people’s interest in a defence career is the highest it has been for a numbers of years, with all three services achieving close to 100 per ce...
12 Sep 2018
Airbus Australia head to take over CASG
The head of Airbus in Australia, Tony Fraser, AO, CSC, is to be the new head of the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) in the Departm...
12 Sep 2018
TAE Aerospace set to take over Victorian firm
Queensland-based TAE Aerospace is taking over the operations of Victoria-based Kidde Aerospace and Defence Australia (KADA), a deal set to significant...
12 Sep 2018
Intelligence group predicts US will solidify its presence in South China Sea
US private sector intelligence company Stratfor has tipped that the US will solidify its naval presence in the South China Sea in the latest bout of U...
11 Sep 2018
Australian industry achieves world first practical detector of homemade explosives
Modern explosives sensors are effective at detecting commercial and military explosives but less so when it comes to homemade explosives, and that’s...
10 Sep 2018
Proposed UNSW Canberra city campus to house innovation precinct
The Defence and Security Innovation Precinct is proposed to be located along Constitution Avenue in the centre of Canberra’s research and innovation...

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