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17 Mar 2020
Pop the hood! RAAF and industry combine to check JSF engine
A team of RAAF personnel and industry partners have collaborated to remove an engine from one of the Air Force’s new F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, usi...
17 Mar 2020
Defence SME launches Adelaide-based 3D printing facility
Victorian metal additive manufacturing specialist Amaero has launched its Adelaide 3D printing facility in partnership with the University of Adelaid...
17 Mar 2020
US Army purchases additional 155mm BONUS rounds
The US Army has confirmed the purchase of additional advanced BONUS munitions manufactured by BAE Systems and Nexter of France to support the Army’s...
16 Mar 2020
US bomber force too small to meet deterrence role: Ret’d USAF General
Former US Air Force vice chief of staff, General (Ret’d) John Loh, has expressed growing concerns about the diminishing size of the US strategic bom...
16 Mar 2020
Lieutenant General John Frewen to head up military taskforce on Coronavirus
Lieutenant General John Frewen has been selected to lead a new taskforce, which has been created by Defence to manage the military’s response to th...
16 Mar 2020
Sing for your supper: Naval Group ‘awards’ contract for sub storage batteries
Naval Group has “awarded” two subcontracts to South Australia-based PMB Defence and Greece-based Sunlight Systems for the design of the Main Stora...
16 Mar 2020
Perth-based VEEM delivers on ‘world’s most powerful gyrostabiliser’
VEEM has completed building the world’s largest, most powerful marine gyrostabiliser. The VG1000 SD will be shipped shortly to a major European ship...
14 Mar 2020
BAE secures US$188m contract to support US Navy AEGIS combat systems
BAE Systems was awarded a five-year US$188.2 million ($299 million) contract to provide the US Navy's AEGIS technical Representative (AEGIS TECHREP) o...
13 Mar 2020
ASPI: ADF move towards Australia’s north, a risk worth taking?
As part of the ‘North of 26° south’ series from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute’s The Strategist, Graeme Dunk has questioned the hy...
13 Mar 2020
Staying on track: The Defence Industrial Capability Plan
As defence minister, Christopher Pyne spruiked the 2018 Defence Industrial Capability Plan as a plan to create “a robust, internationally competitiv...
13 Mar 2020
Fleet Certification Period 20 wraps up
The RAN’s first major exercise of the year has come to a successful conclusion. Fleet Certification Period (FCP) 20 tested platforms and personnel t...
13 Mar 2020
Defence encourages women to get into cyber
Following recent International Women’s Day celebrations, Defence has organised a day for women across Defence to participate in cyber-centric activi...
13 Mar 2020
New report urges consideration of submarine ‘plan B’
A report commissioned by Submarines for Australia and conducted by Insight Economics, which called for both Defence and the government to consider a ...
13 Mar 2020
HMAS Maitland promotes inclusion during visit to Timor-Leste
Female crew members of HMAS Maitland met with their counterparts from the Timor-Leste military during a recent port visit to Dili. ...
13 Mar 2020
HMAS Arunta tests missile system following upgrade
Following a 20-month upgrade, Royal Australian Navy warship HMAS Arunta has fired its first Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) off the coast of Wester...
13 Mar 2020
Applications open for AUSMURI 2020 program
Opportunities are available for Australian universities under Australia-US Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative Program (AUSMURI 2020) on ...
12 Mar 2020
Double down on sub program, what could go wrong? ASPI
ASPI executive director Peter Jennings has called for Australia to redouble its efforts and commitment to the existing Attack Class program, saying th...
12 Mar 2020
Construction commences on Qld munitions facility
Rheinmetall NIOA Munitions (RNM) has announced that BADGE Constructions has been appointed as the builder for a $60 million state-of-the-art munition...
12 Mar 2020
US Army uses test to showcase pinpoint accuracy of new strike missile
Lockheed Martin has successfully tested its next-generation long-range strike missile under the Army’s Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) program at W...
12 Mar 2020
HMAS Dechaineux first Australian sub to visit Brunei
The Royal Australian Navy has conducted the first official port visit by a submarine to Brunei.  ...

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