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17 Jan 2020

UK MoD announces £4m AI warship contracts

The UK’s Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has announced the first wave £4 million ($7.5 million) worth of funding to develop revolutionary ...
Oleg Vornik
16 Jan 2020
PODCAST: ‘Deftech’ and the counter-drone industry – Oleg Vornik, DroneShield
On this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, CEO and managing director at DroneShield Oleg Vornik shares the story behind his counter-drone SME. ...
16 Jan 2020
Sorry Hewson, you’re wrong: The ADF’s primary role is to defend the nation, not disaster response
Former Liberal opposition leader John Hewson has issued a rallying cry to see the ADF mobilised to address the nation’s “greatest security threat...
16 Jan 2020
Surge in defence export limits supports growth of Aussie defence industry
The Australian Defence Export Controls (DEC) has revealed figures showing an explosion in Australian defence exports, reaching a record of nearly $5 b...
16 Jan 2020
Lockheed Martin to deliver next-gen radar to four nations
Lockheed Martin has announced partnerships with the US government, Spain, Japan and Canada to provide its next-generation solid state radar (SSR) tech...
16 Jan 2020
MIT reveals new approach to aerospace manufacturing
A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have demonstrated the effective use of carbon nanotube film in the manufact...
15 Jan 2020
Peak organisations back Australian space industry awards
Space Connect’s inaugural Australian Space Awards can confirm the support of the leading industry body and government organisation – underpinning ...
15 Jan 2020
TDA calls for partners for US Special Operations Forces industry expo
Team Defence Australia (TDA) has sought expressions of interest from Australian export-capable defence companies to participate in Special Operation...
15 Jan 2020
Papua New Guinea lends a hand during Australian bushfires
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has thanked Papua New Guinea for its support to Australia’s bushfire response after the deployment of PNG military p...
14 Jan 2020
Going it alone: White proposes confronting reality for Australia’s strategic future
Hugh White has called for Australia’s strategic and political leaders to envisage a world where the nation will be required to embrace its national ...

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