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26 Sep 2018
F-35Bs begin deployment as US and UK step up operation of 5th gen variant
The two largest operators of the Short Take-off Vertical Landing (STOVL) 'B' variant of the fifth generation F-35, the US and the UK have stepped up t...
26 Sep 2018
DST helping Army to out-fox the enemy
Minister for Defence, Christopher Pyne has welcomed a new research development between DST and Rheinmetall Defence Australia to assist Army commanders...
26 Sep 2018
The Germans are coming! ASC welcomes Lürssen to Osborne's shipyards
ASC has welcomed permanent representatives from Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) prime contractor Lürssen to the Osborne shipyards ahead of the start of...
26 Sep 2018
Nominations open for $60K 2019 Avalon Innovation Awards
Innovative individuals and companies in the Aviation, Space and Aerospace domains have until 30 November to enter the Avalon 2019 Innovation Awards, t...
26 Sep 2018
Damen performs float-out of Australian icebreaker
Damen has carried out the successful floating of the Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) RSV Nuyina currently under construction at Damen Shipyard...
25 Sep 2018
Aussie and French industry symposium kicks off to strengthen ties
The inaugural Australia-France Defence Industry Symposium is taking place in Adelaide this week, marking a significant step forward in reinforcing def...
25 Sep 2018
Federal government surging towards unlocking Australia’s space economy
Deep space exploration, Earth observation and debris tracking have been identified as key growth opportunities for Australia’s space sector in a CSI...
25 Sep 2018
Can your innovation help the US Air Force?
The CDIC is encouraging Australian industry to submit proposals for two AFWERX challenges run by the US Air Force, which is seeking solutions to stre...
25 Sep 2018
UAV Vision lands $2m to provide next-gen capability to Army
UAV Vision has been awarded the fourth-largest Defence Innovation Hub contract, totalling $2 million, for the development of a micro gimbal that will ...
25 Sep 2018
Australia plays leading role in strengthening regional maritime security
Australia is continuing its commitment to regional maritime security through an upgrade of wharf and shore-based infrastructure by Fletcher Morobe Con...
25 Sep 2018
Government welcomes report on accessible mental health support for veterans
The Government has acknowledged the release of two reports from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) – the 2018 update on the Caus...
24 Sep 2018
SA builds up workforce for new Defence projects
As major Defence projects get under way in South Australia, the priority is creating a skilled workforce – but not at the expense of other industry ...
24 Sep 2018
Class of 2018 graduates from new Boeing Joint Helicopter School
The first class of Army and Navy pilots, aviation warfare officers and helicopter aircrew to pass through the Joint Helicopter School have officially ...
24 Sep 2018
Australian soldiers set to train in PNG
Australian troops could start conducting regular training rotations to Papua New Guinea in a move to strengthen the defence relationship. ...
24 Sep 2018
Qld welders to receive augmented reality training
Weld Australia, in conjunction with the state government and TAFE Queensland, is set to revolutionise welder training in Queensland to meet the demand...
24 Sep 2018
UK seeks to upgrade ship weapons systems
The United Kingdom is upgrading the Phalanx close-in weapons systems on its warships and auxiliaries to improve defences against air and missile threa...
21 Sep 2018
Defence media platform wins major industry awards
Defence Connect has been recognised by the peak awards for Australia’s media industry, securing the coveted title of Business Website of the Year pl...
21 Sep 2018
F-35A JSF could triple expected lifetime
The F-35A variant of the Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter that Australia is buying could remain in service far longer than the anticipated 8,000 flig...
21 Sep 2018
Public accounts committee concerned about progress of Army ARH
The parliamentary joint committee of public accounts says it’s concerned that the Army’s Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) project has r...
21 Sep 2018
Austal US Navy contracts another win for Aussie industry
Defence Minister Christopher Pyne says the success of Australian shipbuilder Austal in being awarded contracts to build two more ships for the US Navy...
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