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18 Jan 2019
Research to enhance survivability of Navy warships
RMIT University and CSIRO have partnered with the Department of Defence and US Navy to develop a spray-on system to repair navy ships damaged by fire ...
18 Jan 2019
Defence Minister gifts vehicles to Lebanon
Minister for Defence Christopher Pyne has announced the gifting of 14 refurbished Australian vehicles to the Lebanese Armed Forces. ...
18 Jan 2019
Raytheon wins AMRAAM support contract
Raytheon Missile Systems has secured a US$9.5 million firm-fixed-price contract modification to provide life of type support for the AMRAAM with the U...
18 Jan 2019
Babcock awarded maintenance contract for HMS Queen Elizabeth
Babcock has secured an $8.9 million contract to support the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth at the company’s Scottish shi...
18 Jan 2019
L3 to enhance SOCOM lethality with optics contract
L3 Technologies has won a US$26.3 million contract from US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to provide close-quarter sights and clip-on magnifier...
18 Jan 2019
Snow sports exercise to help strengthen strategic partnerships
The Australian Defence Force snow sports team has touched down in Europe ahead of the UK Armed Forces Inter-Services Snow Sports Championships. ...
17 Jan 2019
PM strengthens Aussie commitment to Pacific
In a rare move for an Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison has jetted off to Vanuatu and Fiji as he looks to reaffirm the country’s commitment ...
17 Jan 2019
Lockheed Martin secures US$172m contract for LRASM
The US Navy and US Air Force have awarded Lockheed Martin a US$172 million contract to produce the second lot of the Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRA...
17 Jan 2019
Defence welcomes families to new billets across Australia
Australian Defence Force members and their families will be welcomed to new posting locations across the country, with a series of events kicking off ...
17 Jan 2019
Northrop Grumman trials vehicle active protection system
Northrop Grumman has successfully demonstrated a complete vehicle active protection system (APS) defeating a variety of real world live anti-tank gui...
17 Jan 2019
BAE to enhance comms and connectivity for US and Pacific Joint Forces
BAE Systems has secured a US$79.8 million contract to support the US Navy and regional allies, with work contracted for BAE Systems operations in Wes...
17 Jan 2019
Minister's Middle East visit reaffirms relationships
Minister for Defence Christopher Pyne visited Iraq and the United Arab Emirates to meet Australian troops as well as key leaders from both countries. ...
16 Jan 2019
Industry critical to 5th-gen delivery: AIRCDRE Kitcher
Defence industry has played a key role in delivering air combat capabilities for the Royal Australian Air Force and, with the transition to a fifth-ge...
16 Jan 2019
Raytheon secures $37m extension for Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile
The US Navy has exercised a contract option with Raytheon to support the continued international industrial collaboration and manufacture of the Evol...
16 Jan 2019
China completes fourth round of sea trials for new Aircraft Carrier
China could have its first domestically built aircraft carrier in commission within a few months, after completing the latest round of sea trials on ...
16 Jan 2019
Airbus welcomes new APAC president
Airbus has announced the appointment of Jean-Marc Nasr as the new president for the company’s Asia-Pacific portfolio. ...
16 Jan 2019
Boeing delivers first Pegasus aircraft to US Air Force
The US Air Force has accepted the first of four Boeing KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft to be delivered to McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas. ...
16 Jan 2019
BAE to open new Innovation Hub
BAE Systems has announced it intends to open an office in the new Georgia Cyber Center in Augusta, with the intent to grow their influence in the reg...
15 Jan 2019
GaardTech targets survive Army firepower
Queensland-based GaardTech has demonstrated the survivability and capability of the company’s training TARGET systems in live-fire trials with the A...
15 Jan 2019
Australia kicks off involvement in 2019 Exercise Sea Dragon
Exercise Sea Dragon is underway in Guam where Royal Australian Air Force units have linked up with their US counterparts in the annual, multilateral o...

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