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13 Dec 2019
RAN Minehunters return from record-setting deployment
Royal Australian Navy Minehunters HMA ships Diamantina and Gascoyne will return home to Sydney in time for Christmas after successfully completing ...
13 Dec 2019
SA steps up cyber training for next-gen defence security professionals
South Australia is stepping up its training of cyber security professionals to ensure that the state’s growing space, defence and IT sectors are pro...
13 Dec 2019
ADFA welcomes newest leaders
Two hundred eighty-nine midshipmen and officer cadets have been farewelled from the Australian Defence Force Academy following their graduation. ...
12 Dec 2019
At-sea nuclear deterrent submarines top priority for US Navy
As Russia, China and the UK all embark on a modernisation of the seaborne leg of their nuclear arsenals, the US Navy’s planned Columbia Class balli...
12 Dec 2019
RAAF concludes classic Hornet training as F-35 beckons
Pilots from the Royal Australian Air Force’s Number 2 Operational Conversion Unit (2OCU) have conducted their final flight in the Classic F/A-19A/B ...
12 Dec 2019
Government signs air battlespace management capability system contract
Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price has announced the signing of a $170 million contract to continue the Vigilare air battlespace management capab...
12 Dec 2019
Government responds to Ombudsman’s investigation into DFRDB scheme
Veterans and Defence Personnel Minister Darren Chester has responded to the release of the Commonwealth Ombudsman’s independent investigation into ...
12 Dec 2019
135th graduation of Army’s future leaders
The Australian Army has welcomed the 135th Graduating Class from the Royal Military College – Duntroon (RMC-D) in front of the class’ friends and ...
12 Dec 2019
Army history research grant recipients announced
The successful applicants of the 2019-20 Army History Research Grants Scheme have been announced by Chief of Army, Lieutenant General Richard Burr. ...
11 Dec 2019
US Navy remains confident carriers will play key role in countering China
US Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Michael Gilday, has responded to the doom and gloom about the survivability of the US Navy’s carrier fleet, se...
11 Dec 2019
On Point – Encouraging SMEs to compete on the global stage
One of the aspects SMEs sometimes struggle with in the defence industry is capitalising on the opportunity to compete on the global stage against more...
11 Dec 2019
Thales’ Australian Munitions to support NZDF to 2037
The New Zealand Defence Force and Thales Australia’s Australian Munitions (AM) business have signed an agreement to continue the supply of small arm...
11 Dec 2019
Australia and Singapore reinforce strategic partnership
The Australian and Singapore armies have strengthened ties through training during Exercise Matilda, a two-week biennial activity at Gallipoli Barrack...
11 Dec 2019
Navy minehunters demonstrate refuelling capability with Japanese partners
Royal Australian Navy minehunters, HMA Ships Diamantina and Gascoyne successfully completed a complex dual refuel and stores replenishment with th...
11 Dec 2019
Israeli Defence Forces select Elbit Systems weapon sights used by ADF
The Israeli Defence Forces have adopted Elbit Systems XACT family of weapon sights for operational use for their infantry and special forces. ...
11 Dec 2019
RAAF completes world first ‘elephant walk’
The Royal Australian Air Force’s No.33 Squadron (33QN) has conducted a world first “elephant walk” with five KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport...
11 Dec 2019
Naval Group Pacific appoints new CTO
Naval Group Pacific has announced the appointment of Dr Margaret Law as chief technology officer. ...
10 Dec 2019
He’s back: Hugh White seeks to clarify ‘How to defend Australia’
Contentious strategic policy specialist Hugh White has re-entered the public debate to defend the central thesis of his book How to defend Australia ...
10 Dec 2019
Assistant Defence Minister gives outlook on Australia’s role in the Pacific
Assistant Defence Minister and Minister for International Development and the Pacific Alex Hawke has highlighted the government’s ambitions for the ...
10 Dec 2019
Subs in Schools inspiring next-gen marine engineers
Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price has announced that the Subs in Schools National Final would be hosted in Adelaide with the hopes of revealing ...

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