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Australian Defence Force missing recruitment targets and under stress, Senate hears

February 20 2024
The Australian Defence Force is “under stress” as it operates with more than 4,308 people below its authorised strength and attracts recru...
UK, Latvia to deliver essential drone capability for Ukrainian military
The United Kingdom has joined Latvia’s drone coalition to deliver thousands of “first person view” drones for the Ukrainian military and will jointly lead...
February 19 2024
Defence barracks, airport considered for privatisation
A surplus of Defence estate land will be converted to housing, according to Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, while Opposition Leader Peter Dutton has branded the idea as a...
February 19 2024
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese pushes for continued support for Ukraine
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has called for continued international support for Ukraine, as the US stalls in its own military funding efforts.
February 19 2024
Reserves continue successful flexible training regime
Soldiers attached to the 9th Brigade will benefit from the Reserve Accelerated Training Scheme (RATS) which is now in its second year following a successful pilot in 2023.
February 16 2024
Australian Defence Force investigating secret ‘Three-Ringed Wranglers’
The Australian Defence Force is investigating reports of a secret officers-only WhatsApp group glorifying sexual conquests.
February 15 2024
EOS receives repeat invite for Canadian counter-drone competition
Australian defence company Electro Optic Systems Australia has received a repeat invite to showcase anti-drone weaponry and tracking technology at the Counter Uncrewed Aerial...
February 14 2024
Defence recruitment must reflect diverse Australia, says Matt Keogh
The Australian federal government is undertaking a number of employment measures to improve the rate of recruitment for the Australian Defence Force, according to comments...
February 14 2024
ADF puts new Boxer combat recon vehicle through its paces in Germany
Australian Defence Force personnel have tested the new Block II Boxer combat reconnaissance vehicle in Germany, as the Australian Army prepares to receive the CRV later this...
February 13 2024
TAS, BAE move forward with artificial intelligence for Army UGVs
Australian Defence Cooperative Research Centre Trusted Autonomous Systems (TAS) and British defence company BAE Systems Australia have developed advanced artificial...
February 12 2024