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24 Jul 2019
Tempo gathers pace as Exercise Talisman Sabre rolls into Bowen
Defence personnel from Australia, the US, Japan and the UK conducted a series of complex amphibious activities on Monday in the Queensland community...
23 Jul 2019
South Korea joins regional aircraft carrier race with ‘Lightning carrier’ announcement
As both China and Japan surge ahead with plans to build potent aircraft carrier capabilities, South Korea has joined the race and announced plans to...
23 Jul 2019
Exercise Talisman Sabre 19: The road so far – Part 9
With Exercise Talisman Sabre 19 officially kicking off, Defence Connect will provide continuous imagery updates from the biennial exercise. ...
23 Jul 2019
Royal Navy redoubles efforts following tanker seizure with nuclear sub deployment
Following a week of continued tensions culminating in the Iranian seizure of British flagged tankers, the Royal Navy has steadily begun bulking up its...
23 Jul 2019
$95.5m contract awarded for Defence ERP program
The Department of Defence has awarded a $95.5 million contract to IBM to deliver the initial design of the Defence Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) ...
23 Jul 2019
Special Operations demonstrate lethal capability
The special operators of the Sydney-based Tactical Assault Group – East (TAG-E) have taken to the air, land and sea to perfect key capabilities aro...
23 Jul 2019
Aussie WWI soldiers commemorated in Fromelles
Seven Australian First World War soldiers who died during the Battle of Fromelles in 1916, previously buried as unknown soldiers, have received new h...
23 Jul 2019
New Top Guns complete training on PC-21 aircraft
Australia’s next generation of Mavericks have successfully completed the first phase of the Royal Australian Air Force’s ab initio flying training...
22 Jul 2019
UK Tempest consortium grows with Swedish interest in 6th-gen fighter program
The global race to develop and field a sixth-generation fighter is picking up pace as Sweden has formally agreed to support the British development of...
22 Jul 2019
Exercise Talisman Sabre 19: The road so far – Part 8
With Exercise Talisman Sabre 19 officially kicking off last week, Defence Connect will provide continuous imagery updates from the biennial exercise...
22 Jul 2019
Expanding the tactical manoeuvrability of RAAF task groups
Australia’s fleet of KC-30A tankers have continuously proven their tactical and strategic worth supporting air operations in the Middle East – ho...
22 Jul 2019
Army contest to replace Tiger ARH heats up
The Australian Army’s pursuit for a new attack helicopter has gathered pace as both Boeing and Bell Helicopters have presented offers for the venera...
22 Jul 2019
Turkey kicked out of F-35 program
The US has confirmed it will remove Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program due to the country’s decision to purchase a Russian missile system. ...
22 Jul 2019
Defence inks deal to power Darwin bases with solar and battery storage
Capella Capital, in partnership with Lendlease, has secured a contract with the Department of Defence to deliver two new solar farms at Department of ...
22 Jul 2019
Last chance to enter the inaugural Australian Defence Industry Awards
Submissions for Defence Connect’s Australian Defence Industry Awards are flowing in, so get your nominations in ahead of entry nominations closing a...
22 Jul 2019
Cubic signs extension for Australian simulation services contract
Cubic Corporation has announced that Cubic Defence Australia has received an extension as the contractor providing managed workforce solution for th...
19 Jul 2019
Showdown with Iran poses broader challenge for the Indo-Pacific
Following a month of brinkmanship culminating in a number of tanker boardings, confrontation between the US, its allies and Iran appears to be around ...
19 Jul 2019
Buzz the tower, Goose! A look back at the legendary F-14 Tomcat
It is one of the most iconic aircraft of modern times, the F-14 Tomcat is the fighter many contemporary pilots grew up wanting to put through its pace...
19 Jul 2019
Naval Group reveals proposal to strengthen Australian defence industry capabilities
Naval Group, parent company for the Royal Australian Navy’s Attack Class submarines, has submitted a proposal to partner with Australian businesses...
19 Jul 2019
RAAF’s No. 77 Squadron celebrates unique anniversary
RAAF No. 77 Squadron has taken to the skies above the Hunter Valley in an impressive ‘double-seven’ formation to commemorate 77 years of operation...

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