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21 May 2019
BAE Systems seeking RAAF pilots for Saudi Arabia training
BAE Systems Australia has called for Australian and New Zealand aircrew to apply for a T-21 Instructor Pilot role with the Royal Saudi Air Force in t...
21 May 2019
TAFE Queensland welding students prepare for naval shipbuilding future
North Queenslanders are skilling up for naval shipbuilding jobs after TAFE Queensland today announced it has received course endorsement from the Nava...
21 May 2019
Perth prepares to host 2019 Indo-Pacific Defence Conference
West Australian Minister for Defence Issues, Paul Papalia CSC has applauded Perth's preparations to host the second Indo-Pacific Defence Conference i...
20 May 2019
Manufacturing matters now more than ever
Australia is on the verge of a manufacturing revolution. The car industry may have declined, but Australian businesses are still busy designing and b...
20 May 2019
3 more years and a next-generation Defence wish list
With the Coalition returned and cabinet position announcements imminent – building on the success of the preceding six years in the Defence portfoli...
20 May 2019
A look back at Australia’s Chiefs of Defence Force (Part Four)
As General Angus Campbell, AO, approaches one year in the role of Chief of the Defence Force, Defence Connect is going to examine the history of the...
20 May 2019
NIOA accepted as full member of AEISG
NIOA has announced that the company is now a full member of the Australasian Explosives Industry Safety Group (AEISG). ...
20 May 2019
Hanwha welcomes SPH announcement with eyes on the future
South Korean-based Hanwha has welcomed the Commonwealth’s announcement of a new Protected Mobile Fires program to provide the Australian Army with a...
20 May 2019
Boeing prepares Little Bird helicopter for ADF SOF role
Boeing has confirmed it will offer its AH-6i Little Bird light-attack and observation helicopter under the LAND 2097 Phase 4 Project, as Australia s...
20 May 2019
Local companies team up on Australian defence satellite system
Two Australian companies, DEWC Systems and Southern Launch, have agreed to work together to deliver the first fully Australian, designed, developed,...
20 May 2019
ARH Tiger helicopter reaches important milestone
The Australian Army’s Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) Tiger has joined two MRH90 maritime support helicopters during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 20...
20 May 2019
Lockheed Martin begins construction on new production facility
Lockheed Martin has broken ground on its new strike systems production facility in Troy, Alabama, at a ceremony with US Air Force and local officials...
19 May 2019
What a Coalition win means for the Defence Portfolio
Following a tight race the Coalition has been returned to power. Here’s what the Coalition’s re-election means for the Defence Portfolio.  ...
17 May 2019
Australia’s need for a ‘high-low’ air dominance capability mix
The decreasing cost of highly capable fighter aircraft is challenging the air dominance and air superiority capability of the F-35, reigniting debate...
17 May 2019
WA-based autonomous systems company secures US Navy contract
Perth-based Chironix has secured a contract with the US Office of Naval Research (ONR) to develop and demonstrate a technology system that will sign...
17 May 2019
Northrop Grumman delivers eight EW simulators for US Air Force
Northrop Grumman has received a US$46 million delivery order for eight Joint Threat Emitter (JTE) Units. This award is a part of the indefinite deliv...
17 May 2019
Israeli Navy deploys HELRAS-equipped Seagull vessel in ASW Exercise
The Israeli Navy has deployed its Seagull Multi-Mission Surface Vessel, equipped with an onboard Helicopter Long-Range Active Sonar (HELRAS) dipping s...
17 May 2019
Opposition commits to PFAS contamination clean up
Shadow Defence Minister Richard Marles has confirmed the opposition’s national policy framework for managing PFAS contamination around Defence base...
17 May 2019
TDA calls for Aussie industry partners for MSPO Expo in Poland
Team Defence Australia (TDA) has put the call out for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from export-ready Australian defence companies to showcase their...
17 May 2019
MBDA appoints new global CEO
MBDA has announced the appointment of Eric Beranger as the company's new CEO, with effect from 1 June 2019. ...

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