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Military aviation operators gather in Canberra to discuss flight safety
June 12 2024
Senior military battlefield aviation operators from Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and New Zealand have gathered to discuss...
Chinese Premier Li Qiang announced as government guest for Australian tour
Premier of the People’s Republic of China, Li Qiang, has been announced as a Guest of Government while he tours Australia this month.
June 12 2024
98% of waste from Defence demolition project recycled
JLL and Serendia recycled 98 per cent of waste from the demolition of a three-storey brick building at HMAS Harman earlier this year.
June 11 2024
Museum pleads: Time almost up to save F/A-18 Hornet from scrapheap
Time is almost up to save an F/A-18 “Classic” Hornet aircraft from the scrapheap and transfer it to Australia’s largest aviation museum, the Queensland Air...
June 11 2024
US assistance announced as Ukraine Defense Contact Group meets in Belgium
The US government has announced more than US$225 million in security assistance to Ukraine, as international representatives meet this week to discuss the conflict with...
June 11 2024
Embracing a Shawshank approach to defence policy? Stranger things have been suggested
The walls are closing in, the yard is full of potentially violent thugs and one in particular has his eyes set firmly on us, so how can embracing a “prison-like”...
June 11 2024
Prepare for more pronounced external threat, Philippine president warns
The Philippine military must begin preparations for “more pronounced external threat”, according to President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.
June 11 2024
Not our policy: Conroy rebuffs calls for boycott on Israeli defence industry
Australian Minister for Defence Industry Pat Conroy has firmly rejected calls for a trade boycott in response to conflict between Hamas and Israeli Defense Forces in Gaza.
June 11 2024
Defence releases new approaches to market, driving ADF capability
The Commonwealth has released a raft of new approaches to market, including new forums and working groups to inform industry on upcoming Defence investment priorities.
June 10 2024
Chinese hackers observed targeting Southeast Asian government organisation
Security researchers have outlined a highly organised nation-state campaign engaging in reconnaissance and espionage against a high-level government organisation.
June 09 2024
Drones are a boon for critical infrastructure entities – and a threat vector
As drones become a common tool to monitor and protect Australia’s critical infrastructure, they also need to be addressed as a cyber security threat, according to a new...
June 09 2024
France commits to sending Mirage 2000s to Ukraine
French President Emmanuel Macron has committed to delivering Mirage 2000s to help Ukraine “protect its soil and airspace”, with Ukrainian pilots expected to...
June 07 2024
ADF destroys unexploded munitions in WA and Nauru
The Australian Defence Force has destroyed unexploded World War II-era munitions in Western Australia and Nauru.
June 07 2024
HENSOLDT to equip Ukrainian helicopters with modern self-protection sensors
Ukrainian helicopters will be equipped with modern detection of self-protection sensors under a recent deal with European sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT.
June 07 2024
US approves foreign military sales of F-16 equipment
The US State Department has approved two separate foreign military sales of F-16 parts to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office.
June 07 2024
Modern challenges require modern solutions: National Service to enhance Australia’s hard and soft power
The concept of National Service being reintroduced has well and truly set a cat among the pigeons; however, tweaking a traditional approach to embrace modern sensitivities...
June 07 2024
Australian Defence Force, US Marines Corps combine for Exercise Rhino Run 2024
More than 1,400 personnel from the Australian Defence Force and US Marine Corps have participated in the combined arms Exercise Rhino Run 2024.
June 07 2024
Sydney advisory firm appoints voluntary administrators for certain Insitec entities
Sydney advisory firm McGrathNicol Restructuring has announced the appointment of voluntary administrators of certain Insitec entities.
June 07 2024
Australian trust in China continues downward slide
Public trust in the People’s Republic of China continues to fall into historically low levels, according to data from a new report released by the Lowy Institute.
June 06 2024
Loyal deputy or regional anchor? ANZUS provides our strategic centre so we can provide the regional foundation
Since 1951, the ANZUS Treaty has empowered Australia to bolster regional security and stability. However, despite our significant contributions, we’re frequently...
June 06 2024