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9 Nov 2019
Australia delivers next Guardian patrol boat to Solomon Islands
Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price joined Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands Manasseh Sogavare and Minister of Police, National Security and ...
8 Nov 2019
Controlling our maritime approaches and projecting presence throughout the Indo-Pacific (Part 2)
Australia’s capacity to control the maritime continent’s approaches is a critical component of securing the nation – an equally important yet o...
8 Nov 2019
Two for the price of one: Why is Australia being charged double for Boxer MIVs?
The United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence has announced that it has committed to purchase over 500 Boxer Mechanised Infantry Vehicles for $5.2 billi...
8 Nov 2019
US Navy Office of Naval Research launches Melbourne office
US Navy Captain James Borghardt, commanding officer for the Office of Naval Research Global, has officially inaugurated the new Melbourne, Australia, ...
8 Nov 2019
Australian military supports Afghan presidential election
The Kabul Garrison Command adviser team’s Australian military mentors have recently helped support Afghanistan’s presidential election through tra...
8 Nov 2019
SitaWare Headquarters chosen for Australian Army’s Track Management Capability
The Australian Army has selected Systematic to deliver its interim Track Management Capability. The operationally proven command and control system wi...
8 Nov 2019
Northrop Grumman wins contract to deliver TDL systems and training for ADF’s JDN
The Australian Defence Force Tactical Data Link Authority has engaged Northrop Grumman to deliver tactical data link systems and training as part of t...
7 Nov 2019
A lean, mean fighting machine: Expanding the size, capability and role of the ADF (Part 1)
Two paradigm-shifting conversations are currently taking place, one in several capitals both around the world and in Australia’s backyard and a sec...
7 Nov 2019
Japan launches 2nd lithium-ion Soryu Class submarine
Kawasaki Heavy Industries has debuted its latest Soryu Class diesel submarine for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, which is slated for delivery...
7 Nov 2019
Stop trying to get more for the same amount of money, it just won’t work
Two per cent of GDP on defence expenditure has long been held up as sacrosanct, something that has become equal part political football, equal part re...
7 Nov 2019
Defence Industry Minister spruiks jobs and career development potential
Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price has officially opened the National Defence Industry Skilling and Workforce Summit and the launch of the Defen...
7 Nov 2019
Aussie SME provides secure mobility and comms for government users
Canberra-based cyber security firm Penten has officially launched the AltoCrypt phone, designed to provide a secure device with chat, browser, email, ...
7 Nov 2019
Army adventure training returns to regional Australian communities
The Australian Army’s Adelaide-based 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR), is preparing for the next three weeks as young Indigenous men ...
7 Nov 2019
Austal-built LCS 22 completes acceptance trials
Future USS Kansas City (LCS 22), built by Austal, has successfully completed its acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico. ...
7 Nov 2019
Thales boosts Collins support program
Thales Australia has announced it is recruiting more specialists to join its Collins Class submarine support team in Rockingham, Western Australia. ...
6 Nov 2019
New kit is great, but lets get real about the ADF’s manpower
With growing public discussion about the acquisition of next-generation warships, submarines, aircraft and strike capabilities, we have to be mindful ...
6 Nov 2019
Minister for Defence Industry highlights Innovation Hub excitement
The focus of the Defence Innovation Hub Conference earlier this week was the success stories of Australian SMEs that have benefited from the governmen...
6 Nov 2019
US seemingly confirms potential for Aussie B-21 participation
A little over a month ago, Defence Connect revealed what at the time seemed like a slip of the tongue by the head of the US Air Force’s Global Str...
6 Nov 2019
South Australian Defence supercomputing centre construction kicks off
Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price has announced that construction of the $57 million High Performance Computing Centre, to be built by South Aus...
6 Nov 2019
RAAF flight test engineers critical to 5th-gen air force capabilities
As the Royal Australian Air Force transitions to an integrated fifth-generation fighting force, flight test engineers with the Aircraft Research and ...

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