Website Notifications

Get notifications in real-time for staying up to date with content that matters to you.


Western Sydney Uni receives US Navy research grant
11 Nov 2020
Western Sydney Uni receives Office of Naval Research grant
The university is set to work in collaboration with the ADF to develop event-based sensing capability in the underwater environment, after receiving a...
US Defense Secretary terminated
11 Nov 2020
US Defense Secretary ‘terminated’, replacement announced
President Donald Trump has announced the termination of Mark Esper as Secretary of Defense, effective immediately. ...
11 Nov 2020
Soucy Defense secures $7.5m Norwegian armoured vehicle rubber track contract
Soucy International Defense Division has been awarded the $7.5 million contract to manufacture and deliver Composite Rubber Track (CRT) systems for th...
11 Nov 2020
Boeing partners with Clearbox Systems for SATCOM program
Sydney-based technology firm Clearbox is set to support Boeing’s development of the ADF’s next-generation SATCOM system as part of JP9102.  ...
10 Nov 2020
Australia’s China bubble bursting shouldn’t come as a surprise: ASPI
After nearly four decades of growth buoyed by the voracious appetites of a developing China, Australia’s dream run has come to an end, but for ASPI...
10 Nov 2020
Rheinmetall reveals first KF41 Lynx IFVs for LAND 400 Phase 3
Rheinmetall has officially unveiled the first of three Lynx KF41 infantry fighting vehicles designed, developed and manufactured for the Commonwealth ...
10 Nov 2020
Indigenous business secures contract for Hunter Class frigate program
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds and Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price have announced ASC Shipbuilding has signed a contract with Indigenous Aus...
10 Nov 2020
Government moves to shore up cyber defences
The federal government has proposed legislation to set up a new framework to protect Australia’s critical infrastructure from cyber threats. ...
10 Nov 2020
Sikorsky Australia receives MTO certification
The Lockheed Martin subsidiary has become the second defence industry company to be officially certified as a Maintenance Training Organisation. ...
10 Nov 2020
ADF completes illegal fishing patrol mission in Pacific
The Australian Defence Force has completed Operation Solania, a mission to support co-ordinated regional maritime surveillance and patrol operations. ...
10 Nov 2020
HMAS Parramatta to depart Sydney following SATCOM upgrade
The ship is preparing to depart NSW’s Garden island after BAE Systems Australia fitted it with an upgraded maritime satellite system. ...
10 Nov 2020
Defence announces Operation Accordion handover
An expeditionary unit has passed the torch to its peer group after completing its deployment in the Middle East as part of Operation Accordion. ...
10 Nov 2020
Naval Group officially delivers first nuclear-powered Barracuda sub
Naval Group has officially delivered the lead boat of the nuclear-powered Barracuda Class submarines, Suffren, to the French defence procurement ag...
10 Nov 2020
US Navy begins construction of Columbia Class ballistic missile submarines
The US Navy has awarded a US$9.5 billion contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) to construct and test the lead and second ships of the Co...
9 Nov 2020
US Navy, industry shed light on next-gen attack submarines
Well ahead of the curve, the US Navy and key industry partners have started planning on the next-generation of fast nuclear attack submarines to succe...
9 Nov 2020
RJE Global delivers the future of plug-and-play modular secure facilities technology
South Australian engineering, manufacturing, logistics and construction company RJE Global has delivered the first of two Modular Data Centres (MDC) ...
9 Nov 2020
Japan reveals more details on future fighter development program
With mounting regional tensions, Japan has revealed more details on the nation’s in-development, next-generation fighter aircraft, with Mitsubishi H...
9 Nov 2020
Navy celebrates launch of next-gen survey boat capability
The Royal Australian Navy has welcomed the launch of the fleet's new survey craft that will improve Navy’s geospatial survey capabilities, which ha...
9 Nov 2020
Optus partners with university for cyber security initiative
The major telecommunications company has entered into a strategic alliance with the University of South Australia, in a bid to drive innovation in the...
9 Nov 2020
HeliMods secures Defence Global Competitiveness Grant
The Sunshine Coast-based aerospace firm has secured a new Defence Global Competitiveness Grant, Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price has announced...

more from defence connect

Dec 4 2020
Will Biden ‘reset’ relations with China?
The presumptive President-elect of the US, Joe Biden, has promised to set up a coalition to “confr...
Dec 4 2020
Defence Industry Minister announces push to cut red tape to support defence procurement
Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price has unveiled new plans to cut red tape with the release...
Dec 4 2020
Naval Group announces plan to double SA workforce
The prime contractor for the Future Submarines program has launched a new jobs campaign, aimed at do...
Recommended by Spike Native Network