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Australia’s first Triton unmanned aircraft touches down on home soil
June 17 2024
Australia’s first MQ-4C Triton remotely piloted aircraft system has arrived on home soil in the Northern Territory. ...
Defence awaits first MQ-4C Triton arrival as support systems installed
The Department of Defence has announced the first MQ-4C Triton remotely piloted aircraft (AUS 1) will soon arrive in Australia following the successful delivery and...
June 13 2024
Museum pleads: Time almost up to save F/A-18 Hornet from scrapheap
Time is almost up to save an F/A-18 “Classic” Hornet aircraft from the scrapheap and transfer it to Australia’s largest aviation museum, the Queensland Air...
June 11 2024
Australian Redback IFVs to be fitted with Mk44 chain guns
Hanwha Redback infantry fighting vehicles will be fitted with Mk44 Stretch Bushmaster chain guns under an industry partnership announced this week.
June 06 2024
Austria, Sweden request Black Hawk helicopters in separate US sales
The governments of Austria and Sweden have both requested to buy a dozen UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters each in two separate US foreign military sales.
June 05 2024
Australia to send F-35s to Exercise Bersama Lima in first fifth-gen outing
The Australian Defence Force will send F-35 Joint Strike Fighters to Exercise Bersama Lima later this year, heralding the first time a fifth-generation aircraft has...
June 03 2024
Cause unknown: Developmental F-35 fighter jet crashes and burns on take-off
A developmental version of the F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter jet has crashed after take-off in the United States.
May 29 2024
Brazil requests a dozen Black Hawk helicopters under a US foreign military sale
The Brazilian government has requested 12 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters under a possible US foreign military sale approved by the US State Department.
May 27 2024
Corvus Technology expands to South Korea to support Aussie Redback build
Melbourne-based Corvus Technology Solutions has officially opened its new office in Gyeonggi-do, near Seoul in South Korea, to support Australia’s local construction of...
May 09 2024
Boeing secures $139.5m contract to upgrade RAAF Poseidons
Defence Industry Minister Pat Conroy has announced a AU$139.5 million contract with Boeing Defence Australia to upgrade the software, systems, and sensors of the Royal...
April 15 2024
Construction begins on AS9 Huntsman and AS10 resupply vehicle in South Korea
Production of new artillery and military vehicles for the Australian Defence Force has officially begun in South Korea.
April 02 2024
Australian armour: Germany signs off on historic Boxer export deal
The German Parliament has officially approved the purchase of more than 100 Australian-made Boxer heavy weapon carrier vehicles for the German Army.
March 21 2024
Elbit Systems secures $600m contract to supply systems for Aussie Redback IFV fleet
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 fighting vehicle to the...
February 27 2024
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
Expanding Black Hawk, Apache fleets to boost Australian industry, Army capability
Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Richard Marles and Defence Industry Minister Pat Conroy have announced an $830 million package that will create hundreds of local...
February 07 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