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21 Mar 2019
Maryborough forging facility given the green light
Rheinmetall NIOA Munitions (RNM) has announced that construction of a $60 million munitions forging facility in Maryborough, Queensland, will commence...
21 Mar 2019
Boeing secures US$326m contract to enhance Aussie P-8A Poseidons
The Royal Australian Air Force’s fleet of P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol and anti-submarine aircraft are set to receive a suite of capability upgrade...
21 Mar 2019
Australia wraps up successful south-west Pacific deployment
The Australian Defence Force’s first enhanced regional engagement activity in the Pacific for 2019 has concluded with the return of HMAS Choules t...
21 Mar 2019
AIR 7003 decision to support Aussie engine maintenance and sustainment opportunities
TAE Aerospace will leverage experience developed as part of the F-35 sustainment chain to position itself as a key support provider for Australia’s ...
21 Mar 2019
Australia steps up defence engagement with Timor-Leste
Australia and Timor-Leste have signalled their intentions to deepen their defence partnership following meetings between the two countries defence min...
21 Mar 2019
Former Army Regimental Sergeant Major appointed Repatriation Commissioner
Warrant Officer Don Spinks, AM, has become the first former Regimental Sergeant Major of the Australian Army to be appointed as Repatriation Commissio...
20 Mar 2019
Local businesses to benefit from Shoalwater Bay Training Area expansion
Central Queensland businesses will be boosted by $4 million being pumped into the local economy thanks to the expansion of the Shoalwater Bay Training...
20 Mar 2019
Think tank calls for renewed focus on Indian Ocean opportunities
The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) has released a discussion paper that called for Australia to increase the nation’s strategic and ec...
20 Mar 2019
Northrop Grumman celebrates successful CyberTaipan competition
Northrop Grumman has concluded the first year of CyberTaipan science, technology, mathematics and engineering (STEM) competition held in Canberra.  ...
20 Mar 2019
Work begins on integration of next-gen weapons for F-35
BAE Systems has begun integration efforts for MBDA’s Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missiles and SPEAR precision surface attack missile for t...
20 Mar 2019
Defence partners with industry to utilise Woomera launch site
Defence Minister Christopher Pyne has announced a partnership between defence and industry as part of SpaceFest 2019 to enhance the unique space capab...
20 Mar 2019
DST and Future Submarine Project request expressions of interest for RN-UDS
Australian universities are being called upon to help establish the Research Network for Undersea Decision Superiority (RN-UDS) with DST and the Futur...
19 Mar 2019
JSF to help test new supply chain digitisation
The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program will be used by BAE Systems Australia and the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) to test a new approac...
19 Mar 2019
Government commits $2.1m to anti-malarial initiative for veterans
Veterans who are concerned about having taken anti-malarial drugs mefloquine or tafenoquine can receive a comprehensive health assessment following th...
19 Mar 2019
Airbus demonstrates Skyways drone shore-to-ship deliveries
Airbus has successfully completed shore-to-ship trials in Singapore with its Skyways parcel delivery drone, highlighting the growing logistics support...
19 Mar 2019
Airbus confirms H145M bid for Aussie special forces helicopter program
Airbus Australia Pacific has announced that it would offer the H145M multi-role helicopter to the Commonwealth government to support Australian Specia...
19 Mar 2019
US pursuing mini-nuclear reactors to support military expeditionary capabilities
The US military is conducting research into the development of rapidly deployable, container mounted nuclear reactors to support deployed American and...
18 Mar 2019
$2.46bn to enhance Air Force’s electronic warfare capabilities
Defence Minister Christopher Pyne and Defence Industry Minister Linda Reynolds have confirmed a multibillion-dollar acquisition to expand the electron...
18 Mar 2019
Aussie SME to supply critical parts for Rheinmetall LAND 121 Phase 3B/5B trucks
Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles Australia (RMMVA) has confirmed the Queensland operations of Victorian steel fabricator Hilton Manufacturing as part...
18 Mar 2019
Lürssen secures long-term Asia-Pacific sustainment contract
Leading ship designer and builder Lürssen has signed contracts with the Brunei government to provide long-term sustainment services for Royal Brunei...

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