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19 Jan 2018
Australian manufacturer exporting to Europe for armoured vehicle programs
A Melbourne-based manufacturer has signed an export agreement with a LAND 400 Phase 2 contender to supply Australian-made products for armoured vehicl...
19 Jan 2018
New research underway into abuse and bullying culture in the ADF
Researchers at University of New South Wales Canberra (UNSW Canberra) and Flinders University are undertaking a study to investigate the culture behin...
18 Jan 2018
Defence rejects Future Submarine concerns
Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne has hit back at senator Rex Patrick’s claims that the Future Submarine project is coming off the rails an...
18 Jan 2018
Australia to welcome new participant to biennial war exercise
Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne has confirmed India will join Australia and some of its key allies in the 2018 Exercise PITCH BLACK. ...
18 Jan 2018
Australian team delivers new fleet of vehicles to NZDF
New Zealand’s Ministry of Defence has accepted the Australian-built fleet of Supacat Special Operations Vehicles – Mobility Heavy (SOV-MH). ...
18 Jan 2018
SEA 5000 bidder to host NT briefing
A SEA 5000 Future Frigates contender will hold a supplier briefing with businesses in Northern Territory later this month to discuss opportunities wit...
17 Jan 2018
New mission control centre launches SA as Australia’s space hub
Adelaide is set to become the home of a mission control centre, with a local nanosatellite company securing funding for its construction. ...
17 Jan 2018
Super Hornets to return to Australia
Two Royal Australian Air Force Super Hornets have flown their final missions in their air strike operations in Iraq. ...
17 Jan 2018
$200m maintenance contract awarded for Anzac frigates
Babcock, under the Naval Ship Management (NSM) joint venture, has been awarded a further five-year contract, worth around $200 million, to provide mai...
17 Jan 2018
Australia to host aerospace firm’s Australasian defence headquarters
An aerospace manufacturer has established a new defence-focused corporate entity to be based in Australia, as it looks to secure more work in the Asia...
16 Jan 2018
Japanese military exercises in Australia on the horizon
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will meet with Japan’s Prime Minister to discuss plans for Japan to conduct military exercises in Australia. ...
16 Jan 2018
Australian defence exports in the limelight in Asia-Pacific
Australia’s ambitions to become a leading defence exporter will be on show this week, with Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne travelling to ...
16 Jan 2018
Future Submarine plans overdue
Defence and contractor Naval Group are yet to release key documents of the Future Submarine Project’s design and mobilisation contract. ...
16 Jan 2018
Defence contractor spending to be curtailed
Deputy Secretary of Defence’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) Kim Gillis has confirmed a new payment process for defence consult...
16 Jan 2018
Aerospace prime celebrates two decades in Australia
Boeing recently celebrated 20 years since establishing its defence headquarters in Brisbane. ...
16 Jan 2018
Aegis Ashore Solution marks new milestone
Lockheed Martin has connected key components of its land-based ballistic missile defence system, Aegis Ashore, and Long Range Discrimination Radar (LR...
15 Jan 2018
New Hawkei’s deploy to the Middle East
Australia’s new Victorian-made Hawkei Protected Mobility Vehicles have been deployed into a warzone for the first time, as full production starts th...
15 Jan 2018
Naval Shipbuilding College’s future remains in the dark
The government’s highly touted $25 million Naval Shipbuilding College that was due to commence operations on 1 January remains unopened, with th...
15 Jan 2018
Aerospace and defence industry body hit by government cuts
Federal government cuts to funding of the Regional Development Australia (RDA) programs have forced the Sydney Aerospace and Defence Interest Group (...
15 Jan 2018
Global defence prime expands Australian presence
An aerospace and defence company is establishing an international board in response to the growing defence and commercial opportunities in Australia a...
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