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Elbit Systems secures $600m contract to supply systems for Aussie Redback IFV fleet
February 27 2024
Elbit Systems has been awarded a AU$600 million contract to supply key systems to Hanwha Defense Australia as it delivers the AS21 Redback infantry fi...
Australian F-35 Joint Strike Fighters continue technology refresh testing
The Australian Defence Force is likely to receive its next batch of new F-35A Joint Strike Fighters in the second half of this year, according to US defence prime Lockheed...
February 14 2024
Greece requests F-35 aircraft in massive US foreign military sale
Greece will acquire up to 40 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft as part of a possible US$8.6 billion foreign military sale approved by the US State Department.
January 29 2024
Hunter Valley F-35 sustainment hub on track
Defence Industry Minister Pat Conroy has announced the signing of two services deeds with BAE Systems Australia worth a total of AU$210 million to help secure the Hunter...
December 28 2023
Navy, Sikorsky complete 50th Romeo helicopter fleet maintenance
The Royal Australian Navy and industry partner Sikorsky Australia have successfully completed the 50th periodic maintenance interval across the Navy’s fleet of MH-60R...
December 21 2023
Industry, US Air Force collaborate to ‘restore’ F-35
A team of US Air Force personnel, the US F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO), Ogden Air Logistics Complex, and Lockheed Martin have taken on the impossible task of stitching...
December 20 2023
Command, control systems ready for installation into Australian artillery
The first command, control, communications and computer systems have been delivered and are ready for installation into an initial batch of Australian Type AS9 and AS10...
December 14 2023
Commonwealth signs contracts for infantry fighting vehicles
Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Richard Marles and Defence Industry Minister Pat Conroy have announced a major milestone for the AU$7 billion LAND 400 Phase 3...
December 08 2023
Hanwha, Poland boost industry ties with additional howitzer contract, tech transfer
Hanwha Aerospace has announced the signing of an additional executive contract with the Polish Armaments Agency worth 3.45 trillion Korean won (US$2.6 billion) to support the...
December 06 2023
Australian Army test fires new AS9 Huntsman during SA demonstration
The Australian Defence Force has conducted a test firing of the new AS9 Huntsman self-propelled howitzer during a stakeholder demonstration at Port Wakefield in South...
December 01 2023
Spain to acquire 8 MH-60R Romeo Seahawk helicopters
Lockheed Martin has secured a contract from the US Navy to provide eight MH-60R Romeo Seahawk helicopters for the Spanish Navy.
October 13 2023
Enhanced AH-64E Apache completes first flight
Boeing’s latest variant of the AH-64E Apache has successfully completed its first flight, incorporating a range of upgraded capabilities as part of Boeing’s...
October 12 2023
Australia to acquire fourth MQ-4C Triton and Poseidon upgrades
The Australian government has announced plans to purchase an additional MQ-4C Triton remotely piloted aircraft and upgrades for P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to...
September 19 2023
Lockheed launches Black Hawk domestic manufacture proposal for UK
Lockheed Martin UK has announced their bid for a domestically built Black Hawk medium helicopter capability for the United Kingdom.
September 15 2023
Korea to acquire 25 F-35 jets, while Denmark welcomes first 4
South Korea will acquire 25 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets in a possible US$5.06 billion foreign military sale approved by the US State Department.
September 15 2023
Northrop engaged for retrofit of MQ-4C Triton UAS
Northrop Grumman has been engaged for the retrofit of two MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems and operating base by the US Department of Defense.
August 24 2023
Newcastle Airport named for new F-35 stealth coating facility
Newcastle Airport is set to become the regional hub for maintaining F-35A Lightning II aircraft as the federal government greenlights an aircraft coating facility on the east...
August 15 2023
Australia, Japan trade F-35 deployments in reciprocal access deal
Australia and Japan will trade F-35 Joint Strike Fighter deployments later this year as part of a new Japan-Australia Reciprocal Access Agreement.
August 14 2023
Key findings released for UK’s F-35B crash
Full findings and recommendations have been revealed regarding the crash of a United Kingdom F-35B Lightning fighter jet in 2021.
August 14 2023
New Black Hawks welcomed to the Australian Army
Three new US-built UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters have arrived in Australia to be operated by the Australian Army.
August 07 2023