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9 Jun 2020
BAE to provide autonomy capabilities for DARPA’s Squad X program
Lockheed Martin has awarded BAE Systems a contract to provide key autonomy and artificial intelligence capabilities in support of DARPA’s Squad X pr...
8 Jun 2020
Op-Ed: LAND 400 the key to future Australian maritime strategy
Historical precedents in evidence of profound change and disruptive effects astound analysts when providing governments’ insights on future planning...
8 Jun 2020
A triple threat: Success, fleet recognition for HMAS Parramatta
Commander of the Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, has presented the Duke of Gloucester’s Cup to HMAS Parramatta’s current and previou...
6 Jun 2020
Northrop Grumman selected to provide next-gen missile warning satellites
Northrop Grumman has been awarded a not-to-exceed $2.37 billion undefinitised contract modification for Phase 1 of the Next-Generation Overhead Persis...
5 Jun 2020
Increasing Indo-Pacific nuclear boats and the impact on strategic stability
As the Indo-Pacific continues to evolve economically and strategically, one of the traditional measures of great power status – nuclear attack and m...
5 Jun 2020
Future Frigate program a major win for critical Australian industry
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds and Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price have announced a major contract signing to support the prototyping of the...
5 Jun 2020
Super Hornet training flight trial launched at Amberley
The No. 82 Wing Training Flight (82TF) has been launched at RAAF Base Amberley. It will operate as a trial to deliver aircrew operational conversion ...
5 Jun 2020
US Army to define multi-domain ops with Indo-Pacific partners, including Australia
The US Army, in collaboration with Indo-Pacific partners like Australia, is looking to expand the use of its Multi-Domain Task Force across the Indo-P...
5 Jun 2020
Construction commences for new submarine escape and rescue facility
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has announced construction has begun on a new purpose-built facility at Henderson in Western Australia that will house...
5 Jun 2020
KBR awarded $33.5m to provide avionics product and life cycle analysis for US Air Force
KBR has announced that it has been awarded a $33.5 million task order from the US Air Force to provide product and life cycle analysis of common avion...
5 Jun 2020
Defence Bank posts home loan growth, record member support
On Thursday, Defence Bank highlighted a number of successes in recent months, measured against the major commercial lenders. ...
5 Jun 2020
QinetiQ Australia to construct Queensland UAS test range
QinetiQ Australia has been awarded a contract to design and construct an unmanned aerial systems (UAS) flight test range (FTR) on behalf of the Queens...
4 Jun 2020
Op-Ed: Beefing up Australia’s strategic sealift capabilities
Australia’s acquisition of the two Canberra Class LHDs was marked as a major step-change in the nation’s capacity to conduct and sustain power pr...
4 Jun 2020
Defence recognises Navantia Australia as design authority
Defence has signed a strategic agreement with Navantia Australia, formalising a strong working relationship in the design space. ...
4 Jun 2020
Photo Essay: Healthcare heroes
Since late last year, the nation has faced a series of unprecedented challenges. Having previously risen up to the challenge of supporting Coalition f...
4 Jun 2020
Systematic reveals latest dismounted C2 system
Systematic has announced an evolution of its dismounted command-and-control (C2) software solution with the development of SitaWare Edge 2.0 building ...
4 Jun 2020
USS Theodore Roosevelt completes post-COVID carrier qualifications
One of the US Navy’s Pacific-based aircraft carriers, the USS Theodore Roosevelt, and Carrier Air Wing 11 completed carrier qualifications following...
4 Jun 2020
Opportunities open for Australian future sub suppliers
The Commonwealth and Naval Group are calling for expressions of interest from Australian businesses eager to participate in the multibillion-dollar Fu...
4 Jun 2020
Royal Navy F-35Bs impress Navy, Air Force top brass
The head of the Royal Navy, First Sea Lord Admiral Tony Radakin, has visited the Lightning Force for the first time since the appointment of a new “...
3 Jun 2020
‘Upgunned’ OPVs are still only constabulary vessels
ASPI defence economist Marcus Hellyer makes some valid points about enhancing the combat punch of the RAN’s future Arafura Class OPVs. However, it i...

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