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17 Nov 2017
International Defence science challenge kicks off in Adelaide
Adelaide will host an international Defence science challenge at the Old Royal Adelaide Hospital to test new technologies to better protect soldiers a...
17 Nov 2017
New Royal Australian Navy support ships named
Minister for Defence Marise Payne has announced the names of the Royal Australian Navy’s future Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) ships. ...
17 Nov 2017
25 jobs at SME created under $20m LAND 400 package
A regional Victorian SME has been awarded a package of LAND 400 work worth more than $20 million, which will create an additional 25 jobs at the compa...
17 Nov 2017
Radio frequency solution launched by Brisbane company
A Queensland business specialising in electronic countermeasure (ECM) equipment has developed a next-generation wideband radio frequency solution for ...
17 Nov 2017
No end in sight for manned submarines
Emerging technology will disrupt the current environment submarines operate in and create challenges that are currently unknown but the need for manne...
17 Nov 2017
SA sees defence infrastructure boom in 2017
As South Australia continues to work with the Department of Defence to secure more opportunities for the state, Premier Jay Weatherill has revealed mo...
17 Nov 2017
Mammoth naval base upgrade begins
The $367 million redevelopment of Western Australia’s naval base HMAS Stirling has made progress, with the first sod being turned earlier this month...
16 Nov 2017
Australian robotics researchers pitch to US DoD research leaders
Australian university and industry robotics and autonomous systems experts have explored collaborative research and development opportunities this we...
16 Nov 2017
Naval Group and Fincantieri merger gains traction
A senior official for Fincantieri has indicated the Italian shipbuilder will jointly bid with France’s Naval Group to offer its FREMM frigate to Can...
16 Nov 2017
SA and Commonwealth find common ground with shipbuilding
Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne and South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill have buried the hatchet and come together to achieve the be...
16 Nov 2017
Expert calls for a cyber warfare strategy
Australia must develop a cyber military industrial strategy that is independent of the US so that it can be prepared for major war, a UNSW Canberr...
16 Nov 2017
Fast Jet training mission reaches IOC
Air Affairs Australia and Discovery Air Defence Services (DA Defence) have completed their first fast jet training mission in support of the Australia...
16 Nov 2017
SME expands defence team
A Brisbane-based SME has announced it has established a new expanded team to support the growth of its defence and government business sector. ...
15 Nov 2017
CDIC makes board member appointments
Two new members have been appointed to the Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) advisory board. ...
15 Nov 2017
Australian SME to deliver weapon systems to NZDF
A Queensland small arms supplier has been selected as the prime vendor to supply rifles and weapon systems to the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF). ...
15 Nov 2017
Air Force Spartan embarks on international exercise
Forty-four Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) personnel and a C-27J Spartan transport aircraft will participate in Exercise MHANUU 2017 in New Caledon...
15 Nov 2017
Naval Shipbuilding College tenderer to be announced soon
An announcement on the preferred tenderer to run the Naval Shipbuilding College will be made in mid December, the Defence Industry Minister has said. ...
14 Nov 2017
Size of Future Submarines revealed
Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has revealed the size of Australia’s Future Submarines at the fourth Submarine Science, Technology a...
14 Nov 2017
Former submariner heads to Senate
A former Royal Australian Navy submariner has been approved by the South Australian Parliament to replace Nick Xenophon in the federal Senate. ...
14 Nov 2017
Government details industry growth plans
The government will outline a 10-year vision for growing defence industry with the imminent release of its new Defence Export Strategy, followed earl...
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