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15 Nov 2018
Naval shipbuilding kicks off in Adelaide
Defence Minister Christopher Pyne and Minister for Finance and the Public Service Mathias Cormann have officially launched the construction of Austra...
15 Nov 2018
Codan Radio achieves US DoD’s JITC certification
South Australian company Codan Radio Communications has announced that its Sentry-H High Frequency Radio units have achieved Joint Interoperability ...
15 Nov 2018
F-35 countdown: Regional maintenance hub to drive industry growth
Australia’s participation with the global F-35 program has seen Queensland-based TAE Aerospace establish itself as the regional hub for complex engi...
15 Nov 2018
WWI soldiers identified and buried in France
Two World War One Australian soldiers have been identified and buried at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Queant Road Cemetery in Buissy, F...
15 Nov 2018
Boeing scholarship to support entry for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
Boeing Defence Australia has partnered with Aviation Australia to start a program that provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students with th...
15 Nov 2018
TAE start construction on Bundamba engine maintenance facility
TAE Aerospace’s Turbine Engine Maintenance Facility (TEMF) has begun construction after Minister for Defency Industry Steven Ciobo broke ground on t...
15 Nov 2018
Korean, Indian and Australian destroyers bringing up the rear
Responding to the growing regional destroyer fleets, Korea, India and Australia are rapidly expanding their own major surface combatant fleets, with ...
14 Nov 2018
Industry engagement central to accelerated warfare: MAJGEN McLachlan
Major General Gus McLachlan, Commander Forces Command, discussed the role of Army's Accelerated Warfare doctrine in helping the service and industry...
14 Nov 2018
Backbone of the fleet: The major players’ destroyers
Destroyers serve as the backbone of any navy. As Australia expands and modernises its own fleet of destroyers, we take a closer look at potent destro...
14 Nov 2018
Leidos to deliver export opportunities for Aussie companies
Australian defence industry companies will be given new export opportunities after Leidos joined the Global Supply Chain (GSC) Program as its newest p...
14 Nov 2018
F-35 countdown: One platform, many weapons
Fifth-generation combat capability requires similarly capable weapons. Raytheon will be providing Australia’s F-35s with the tactical edge they nee...
14 Nov 2018
25th anniversary of Singapore Armed Forces training at RAAF Base Pearce
Singaporean Senior Minister of State (Defence) Heng Chee How has visited Royal Australian Air Force Base Pearce to celebrate the 25th anniversary of t...
14 Nov 2018
GD implements LAV counter UAV system
MyDefence Communication has announced the integration of counter unmanned aerial system (UAS) technology in vehicle platforms, after working closely w...
13 Nov 2018
F-35 Countdown: Fifth gen missile to enhance lethality and export opportunities
BAE Systems Australia and partners Kongsberg Defence have developed key technology to support the integration and export possibilities of the Joint St...
13 Nov 2018
Quickstep secures inaugural Defence Business of the Year award
Sydney-based Quickstep has taken out the Defence Business of the Year Award amid stiff competition from other Australian defence industry leaders at ...
13 Nov 2018
Milestone reached for Aussie Evolved Sea Sparrow tech
Locally developed technology supporting the supersonic Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) has reached a global milestone for prime contractor BAE Sys...
13 Nov 2018
Industry bodies secure defence SME strategic partnership
The Australian Industry Group Defence Council has signed individual MoUs with both the Defence Teaming Centre (DTC) and Australian Industry and Defenc...
13 Nov 2018
Indian Army receives first M777 system from BAE
The Indian Army has received its first M777A2 Ultra Lightweight Howitzers (ULH) at an official handover ceremony, which are expected to deploy to it...
12 Nov 2018
F-35 Countdown: Preparing for Australia’s super jet
The first two fifth-generation F-35 combat jets are set to arrive on Australian shores this December. Over the coming month, Defence Connect will deli...
12 Nov 2018
PM and ministers outline new Pacific engagement plan
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has used an address at Lavarack Barracks in Townsville to outline the government’s new Pacific engagement policy, whil...
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