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ADF puts rounds down range in Boxer live fire exercise
July 14 2023
The Australian Defence Force has conducted live fire activities with an Army Boxer combat reconnaissance vehicle for the first time with the Queenslan...
US Marines and RAAF collaborate on F-35 training
US Marines have trained with Australian Defence Force personnel at Royal Australian Air Force Base Williamtown in NSW.
July 14 2023
Rheinmetall to build F-35 fuselage factory in Germany
Rheinmetall has announced a partnership with Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman to build an ultra-modern factory at Weeze, in the Kleve district of the German state of...
July 05 2023
AS9 Huntsman testing nearly complete in South Korea
Testing of the Australian Army’s incoming AS9 Huntsman self-propelled howitzer is nearing completion in South Korea.
July 04 2023
Israel to acquire third squadron of F-35 stealth aircraft
The Israel Defense Forces will acquire a third F-35 joint strike fighter squadron to expand the country’s advanced stealth aircraft fleet to 75 aircraft.
July 03 2023
Expanding our amphibious capabilities is great, but they have to be survivable
With Army being reshaped to emphasise long-range fires and flexible amphibious operations in the aftermath of the DSR, is the emphasis on lighter vehicles and smaller,...
May 10 2023
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The F-35 as the foundation of allied deterrence in the Indo-Pacific
Joe North, chief executive of Lockheed Martin Australia, explains why the company’s fifth-generation fighter jet will be the “lynchpin” of alliance-based deterrence in...
September 30 2021
Continuity of Australian submarine capability must be assured
Continuity of Australian submarine capability must be assured
Former Royal Australian Navy officer Chris Skinner examines Australia’s new nuclear submarine program, comparing the program’s projected timelines to the...
September 20 2021
Tasmanian companies join Land 400 Phase 3 bid
Tasmanian companies join Land 400 Phase 3 bid
While Tasmania’s capabilities in the maritime sector are well understood, its capabilities in the land domain are now of interest to South Korean giant Hanwha in their bid...
June 28 2021
Going Apache – A step in the right direction
Going Apache – A step in the right direction
The Commonwealth government has been praised for its decision to replace its fleet of Airbus-built Eurocopter Tigers with 29 Boeing-built Apaches, but is the Australian Army...
June 03 2021
Should Australia explore alternatives to an F-35 top-up?
Should Australia explore alternatives to an F-35 top-up?
Has the ongoing debate over the future of the US Air Force’s F-35 fleet opened an opportunity for Australia to explore alternatives for the RAAF?
May 26 2021
Op-Ed: Industry confidence in future submarine project sunk
Op-Ed: Industry confidence in future submarine project sunk
"We’re six years and $2 billion into the project and Australian industry isn’t happy. And they shouldn’t be." Senator Rex Patrick compiled his analysis on...
April 30 2021
Op-Ed: The submarine program is affordable and value for money but needs more work
Op-Ed: The submarine program is affordable and value for money but needs more work
There have been frequent media stories of government and community concern over the projected costs for the Attack Class future submarine program, and most of those concerns...
February 24 2021
Naval Group opens largest apprenticeship call as rapid jobs ramp-up continues
Naval Group opens largest apprenticeship call as rapid jobs ramp-up continues
Naval Group Australia has called for applicants for this latest round, which is expected to see at least 13 new apprentices commence in early 2021 and follows the successful...
September 16 2020
Naval Group, ASC partner in search for future sub engineers
Naval Group, ASC partner in search for future sub engineers
SEA 1000 prime contractor Naval Group has partnered with ASC to launch their inaugural graduate program, aimed at identifying and training the aspiring engineering...
July 16 2020
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Lockheed F-35 US exec backs Aussie supply chain
Australian firms supplying components for the F-35 Lightning fighter aircraft stand head and shoulder above their peers and Lockheed Martin’s job would be much easier...
September 12 2018
US Navy, Northrop Grumman confirm IOC for MQ-4C Triton
The US Navy has declared the Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton uncrewed aircraft has achieved a declaration of initial operating capability (IOC), as the critical project reaches...
September 15 2023
Aussie company wins $1.5m grant to secure F-35 work
Melbourne-based Lovitt Technologies has secured a $1.5 million Australian government grant to buy a next-generation machining centre to secure more work on the global F-35...
July 26 2023
Boeing completes Super Hornet upgrade ahead of schedule
Boeing has successfully completed the upgrade and life extension of the first two service life modification F/A-18 Block III Super Hornets, delivering them to the US Navy...
June 28 2024
US Army orders $219m worth of additional Precision Strike Missile units
The US Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a US$219 million (AU$333.4 million) contract to produce more Early Operational Capability (EOC) Precision Strike Missiles.
March 08 2024