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24 Jun 2020
Three Aussie SMEs brought into the JSF fold
Three companies have received funding from the Morrison government to ramp up their involvement in the global F-35 supply chain, including a South Aus...
24 Jun 2020
Destroyer Sydney makes first port visit to Newcastle
The crew of the nation’s newest guided missile destroyer, HMAS Sydney (V), have received a warm welcome at the ship’s first port visit, after s...
24 Jun 2020
Thales partnered western Sydney SME ready and able to support Collins Class upgrades
Western Sydney-based SME Baker & Provan in collaboration with Thales have manufactured the Modular Cylindrical Array (MCA) frames, ready for use ...
24 Jun 2020
Demonstrating frigate, Romeo interoperability in the Middle East
HMAS Toowoomba and its embarked MH-60R Romeo Seahawk, known as ‘Nightmare’, have demonstrated the growing interoperability and capability of the ...
24 Jun 2020
US Pacific-based F-35s prepare to receive first bombs
US Air Force personnel from the 354th Maintenance Squadron munitions flight built the first bombs intended for the 354th Fighter Wing’s F-35A Light...
23 Jun 2020
Concerns Australia’s defence mega projects could break the bank
ASPI’s defence economist Marcus Hellyer has expressed a growing concern that the nation’s well documented defence mega projects present a troublin...
23 Jun 2020
Austal awarded $63m contract from US DoD
Austal has announced that the US Department of Defense (DoD) has signed a US$43.36 million ($62.7 million) contract with the company’s US divisi...
23 Jun 2020
US Marines bring RQ-21 Blackjack drones to Darwin
Officials from both countries have confirmed that the annual Marine Corps rotation will see RQ-21 Blackjack drones deployed in Australia for the first...
23 Jun 2020
Upgraded Phalanx Close-In Weapon System enters service
The Royal Australian Navy’s latest upgrade of the Mark 15 Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) has reached initial operating capability, a majo...
23 Jun 2020
Defense Secretary Esper unveils US Space Force defence strategy
US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has released the Defense Space Strategy, which identifies how Department of Defense will advance spacepower to be ...
23 Jun 2020
HMAS Toowoomba returns to Australia post Middle East mission
The Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Toowoomba has commenced it's return trip to Australia following the successful completion of a six-month depl...
23 Jun 2020
US Navy carriers in show of force in Indo-Pacific
Two US Navy aircraft carriers, the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and USS Nimitz (CVN 68) strike groups, have commenced dual carrier flight operation...
22 Jun 2020
Op-Ed: Building resilience in the post-COVID economy
COVID-19 has revealed the nation’s startling lack of economic and strategic resilience, however, the impact of the pandemic provides an opportunity ...
22 Jun 2020
From the ashes of COVID arises a regional power
For many nations COVID-19 has served as a form of divine intervention, revealing foundations of sand and the frailty of over dependence on the lowest ...
22 Jun 2020
Enhancing Defence intelligence capabilities
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has announced a plan to combine the Department of Defence’s intelligence capabilities under a new Defence Intellige...
22 Jun 2020
Sydney company to turn over new aircraft to RNZAF
Sydney-based aerospace SME Hawker Pacific has delivered the final of four modified King Air 350 aircraft to the Royal New Zealand Air Force, highligh...
22 Jun 2020
Northrop Grumman completes design milestone for AARGM-ER
Northrop Grumman has confirmed the successful completion of its Critical Design Review (CDR) after design verification tests of key components for t...
20 Jun 2020
Batten down the hatches: PM’s warning as cyber attack unfolds
Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton and Defence Minister Linda Reynolds have issued a joint statement outlining a “sig...
19 Jun 2020
Arsenal planes won’t address the US and allied long-range strike shortfalls
The age and capability of America’s Cold War-era strategic bomber force has raised concerns both in Washington and allied capitals, and while the B-...
19 Jun 2020
Seven RAN ships take to the seas as training resumes
Over the course of the past week, seven warships sailed from Navy’s Fleet Base East and Fleet Base West, hinting at a return to normal after co...

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Jul 13 2020
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Jul 13 2020
Op-Ed: The importance of early engagement with Australian firms
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Jul 13 2020
SPA Australia awarded Force Design Support contract
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