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20 Jul 2018
Gilmour secures ex-NASA experts for advisory board
Queensland-based Gilmour Space Technologies has announced the appointment of two space veterans to its advisory board as it prepares to enter the glob...
20 Jul 2018
London calling as AUKMIN reaffirms key alliance
Minister for Defence Marise Payne and Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop have announced that they will be meeting with their UK counterparts as...
20 Jul 2018
Austal expands US operations
The American subsidiary of Henderson-based Austal has expanded its presence with the opening of a new San Diego operations office to support the growi...
20 Jul 2018
Qld Museum remembers Australian WWI heroism
She was captured by Australian troops during the defence of Villers-Bretonneux during the First World War and has held pride of place in the Queenslan...
20 Jul 2018
TAFE SA partners with TasUni Australian Maritime College on shipbuilding
TAFE SA and the University of Tasmania’s Australian Maritime College (AMC) have strengthened their joint capability to provide skilled shipbuilders ...
19 Jul 2018
$1.5m boost for SA start-up under Innovation Hub contracts
South Australian start-up Silentium Defence has secured $1.5 million in federal government contracts to develop a variety of space-based systems, whic...
19 Jul 2018
BAE unveils Tempest next-gen air combat capability at Farnborough 2018
The UK government and Royal Air Force have used the 2018 Farnborough International Air Show to launch the Combat Air Strategy and officially unveil B...
19 Jul 2018
Defence Innovation Hub awards latest tranche of contracts
Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne announced $3.07 million of investment in Australian businesses as part of the latest round of Defence Innov...
19 Jul 2018
$213m wharf upgrade for Garden Island
Minister for Defence Marise Payne and Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion have announced an Indigenous joint-venture to deliver the $213 ...
19 Jul 2018
DST Early Career Researcher applications now open
Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group has opened applications for its Early Career Researcher register to help researchers advance their career...
19 Jul 2018
Sky is the limit for future aerospace leaders
Future aerospace leaders from across the country will converge at UNSW Canberra to take part in the Aerospace Futures conference, which is an opportun...
18 Jul 2018
Stalking the Hunter: Anti-submarine warfare and the SEA 5000 Frigates
With the announcement that BAE will provide the Navy with nine, highly-advanced, anti-submarine warfare (ASW) Hunter Class frigates, Defence Connect s...
18 Jul 2018
Minister announces new sonar trial and testing facility
Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne has announced an MOU between Thales Australia, the University of Tasmania, Australian Maritime College and ...
18 Jul 2018
OPV win for Tasmanian industry
In a win for Tasmanian defence industry, Taylor Bros Marine has announced the signing of a major contract with Lürssen Australia to support the SEA 1...
18 Jul 2018
SCINDICATE 2018 registrations filling fast
DST will host industry, universities, research agencies and STEM organisations as part of the 2018 SCINDICATE conference to be held in late August.  ...
18 Jul 2018
Focus on naval power for UMS Skeldar with next-gen V-200 roll out
UMS Skeldar has used the Farnborough International Airshow in the UK to officially unveil the new variant of their Skeldar V-200 unmanned aerial sys...
18 Jul 2018
Cobra M2 Maritime Terminal receives WGS certification
EM Solutions’ Cobra M2 Maritime Satcom Terminal has successfully completed the WGS testing and certification process. ...
18 Jul 2018
Australian SME delivers 50th vertical tail for F-35
Victoria-based Marand Precision Engineering has reached a milestone in its support of the global F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.  ...
17 Jul 2018
Digital shipyard to lead sovereign shipbuilding capability
As the successful tenderer in the $35 billion SEA 5000 program, BAE will soon take responsibility for the ASC shipyards in Adelaide, which will see t...
17 Jul 2018
On Point: Milskil leading SMEs in supporting Defence capability
Milskil chief executive John Lonergan spoke with the Defence Connect Podcast to discuss how Milskil is collaborating with global primes like Lockheed ...
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