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4 Nov 2019
Navy submarines a key draw card at Fremantle Maritime Day
The Royal Australian Navy welcomed West Australians to HMAS Stirling at Garden Island in Rockingham on 2 November to support the 11th annual Port of ...
4 Nov 2019
Success for Saab and Raytheon Guided Carl-Gustaf Munitions test
Saab and Raytheon have completed a series of guided flight tests for the shoulder launched Guided Carl-Gustaf Munition at the Mile High Range in Sier...
4 Nov 2019
Austal USA wins LCS post-delivery service contract
The US Navy has awarded Austal’s American subsidiary a US$21 million contract for post-delivery services on the Independence-variant littoral comba...
2 Nov 2019
Meeting of the minds brings greater outcomes for defence, industry and veterans
The acquisition of BCT Solutions by consulting firm Accenture has paved the way for a new offering for Defence, industry and a diverse workforce, incl...
1 Nov 2019
Player two has entered the game: US Navy files fusion reactor patent
With growing concerns about both reliable access to energy supplies and the ever looming presence of climate change, the US Navy has risen to the chal...
1 Nov 2019
Japan gets go ahead for F-15 upgrades
Japan will upgrade 98 of its ageing F-15 Eagle interceptors after the US State Department approved the $4.5 billion request. ...
1 Nov 2019
HMAS Brisbane kicks off combat system trials in US
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has confirmed a first for both the Australian and US navies, as Australia’s newest destroyer, HMAS Brisbane, comp...
1 Nov 2019
Thales Australia’s Lithgow facility develops future soldier weapon system
Thales’ Lithgow Arms has confirmed the release of the next generation of future soldier weapons systems for the Australian Defence Force, which will...
1 Nov 2019
B&R Enclosures collaborates with Dassault to support customer needs
Queensland-based B&R Enclosures, a provider of design, manufacture and electrical integration of electrical and data enclosures, has partnered wit...
1 Nov 2019
US Army success for aussie aerospace SME
Queensland-based Ryan Aerospace Australia has been awarded a contract to supply the US Army at Fort Rucker, Alabama – the world’s largest helicop...
1 Nov 2019
Unit price drop for F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
The F-35 Joint Program Office and Lockheed Martin have finalised a US$34 billion agreement for the production and delivery of 478 F-35s at the lowest ...
1 Nov 2019
RAN strengthens relationship with Philippines during WWII commemorations
The Royal Australian Navy has pulled into the Philippines to pay tribute to the shared sacrifices of both nations during World War II and to reaffirm ...
31 Oct 2019
The unthinkable option: Australia’s nuclear possibilities
Since the Second World War, Australia has depended on the stability of America’s nuclear umbrella. However, in an age of instability, many, includin...
31 Oct 2019
US Navy prepares to welcome latest next-generation aircraft carrier
It will bear the name of one of America’s most beloved presidents and, when launched, the future USS John F Kennedy will serve its nation as one of...
31 Oct 2019
Continued success for Australian industry participation in F-35 program
Sydney-based advanced carbon fibre composite manufacturer, Quickstep Holdings, has been selected for more work in the global F-35 program following a...
31 Oct 2019
MinDef makes her first visit to the United States in role
Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds has touched down in the US for the first time since she took on the role. ...
31 Oct 2019
AMC opens new maritime training simulation facility in Sydney
Darling Harbour in Sydney is the home of brand new maritime training simulators after the establishment of a new facility by AMC Search. ...
31 Oct 2019
Top Asia-Pacific submarine forum just over 2 weeks away
The date is almost here for Asia-Pacific’s main forum on submarines, with the Submarine Institute of Australia 5th Submarine Science, Technology and...
30 Oct 2019
Defence Industry Minister reinforces growing importance of workforce numbers
Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price has shed light on the personnel available to the defence industry, with naval shipbuilding taking centre stage...
30 Oct 2019
Photo Essay: ADF’s military working dogs
Defence Connect will take a look at one of the Australian Defence Force’s most important, and adorable, helpers. ...

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