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14 Sep 2019
‘An exciting time to be supporting the Australian Navy’: Lee Kormany, Nova Systems
With Australia’s $95 billion Naval Shipbuilding Plan beginning to take shape, Nova Systems is gearing up to build on its long pedigree of supporting...
13 Sep 2019
It’s all about balance: Shifting Collins maintenance to WA provides further opportunities
With a heated debate kicking off between WA and SA around the full-cycle docking maintenance of the Navy’s Collins Class, the focus on the potential...
13 Sep 2019
Defence economists publicly discuss the funding elephant and its impact on ADF capability
With Australia edging ever closer to the elusive 2 per cent of GDP on defence expenditure amid the largest peacetime rearmament program in the nation...
13 Sep 2019
China’s power projection continues to grow with impending LHD launch
With China’s first Type 075 landing helicopter dock (LHD) reportedly within weeks of launching, the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is rapi...
13 Sep 2019
$3.8m contract to support local development of cutting-edge defence tech
The Defence Innovation Hub has signed a $3.8 million contract with DMTC Limited for collaborative research and development and innovation services ac...
13 Sep 2019
Raytheon managing director wins major HR award
Raytheon Australia managing director Michael Ward has been named this year’s Australian HR Champion (CEO) of the Year at the 2019 Australian HR Awa...
13 Sep 2019
Australia supports recovery of Vietnam War remains
The Department of Defence has presented the Vietnamese Deputy Minister for Defence, Senior Lieutenant General Le Chiem, with a digital database of mi...
13 Sep 2019
USyd quantum computer research company gains venture capital funding
In the technology race, no challenge is more pressing than developing a viable quantum computer, which has applications to space, defence and just abo...
13 Sep 2019
Air Force helps combat illegal fishing
The Royal Australian Air Force’s pairing of a C-27J Spartan from No. 35 Squadron and a King Air 350 from No. 32 Squadron has proved their importan...
12 Sep 2019
PODCAST: Our role in the evolving region and the challenges for Aussie unis – Fergus ‘Gus’ McLachlan
Much has been made in recent months of the growing challenges posed by the evolving Indo-Pacific balance of power, with a number of fronts emerging a...
12 Sep 2019
Economic diversity essential to national security in the Indo-Pacific
As Australia continues to set records for its unprecedented period of economic growth, the changing nature of the Indo-Pacific presents a need for Aus...
12 Sep 2019
Photo Essay: RAAF’s F-35 fleet grows
Two more F-35A Lightning II aircraft have arrived to Royal Australian Air Force Base Williamtown to link up with No. 3 Squadron (3SQN). ...
12 Sep 2019
Japan confirms renewed push for next-gen air superiority fighter
Amid growing concern about the range and capability of Russian and Chinese fifth-generation fighter aircraft, the Japanese government has confirmed it...
12 Sep 2019
Aussie defence SME to deliver jobs for western Sydney
Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price has announced a $15 million contract with Thomas Global to support the delivery of the Boxer combat reconnaiss...
12 Sep 2019
NIOA welcomes former Commander, Forces Command to team
Queensland-based munitions specialist NIOA has appointed Major General (Ret’d) Fergus (Gus) McLachlan, AO, as a strategic adviser. ...
12 Sep 2019
RAN delivers diving familiarisation tour to Fiji
The Royal Australian Navy has given a Fijian Navy contingent, led by the Chief of the Fijian Navy, Captain Humphrey Tawake, a familiarisation tour of ...
12 Sep 2019
Successful ADF trials conducted for joint precision air drop systems
The next generation of joint precision air drop systems (JPADS) have been demonstrated recently in a joint trial between the Royal Australian Air Forc...
12 Sep 2019
ECLIPS Logistics wins Australian Army contract
A Canberra-based company will develop a smart digital solution for the Australian Army’s logistics management and control after a $3.3 million fund...
11 Sep 2019
Minister’s address renews focus on hardening Australia’s northern defences
Recognising the growing consensus among Australia’s strategic policy thinkers, Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has used a speech in Canberra to reaf...
11 Sep 2019
Expanding the Royal Navy’s presence in the Indo-Pacific
As both Australian officials and their UK counterparts call for increased interoperability and a reinvigorated Royal Navy presence in the region is ex...

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