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9 Jan 2019
UK think tank calls for Aussie presence on G8
The Henry Jackson Society, a leading public policy think tank from the UK, has called for Australia to play a greater role in international political ...
9 Jan 2019
Aussie-trained ATACs providing significant impact in Afghanistan
Afghan Tactical Air Coordinators (ATACs) have carried out their first night strikes against insurgents, following training by coalition forces includi...

 

9 Jan 2019
Saab secures US Carl-Gustaf munitions order
Saab has secured a US$16 million order from the US Department of Defense for Carl-Gustaf ammunition for the man-portable weapon system.  ...
9 Jan 2019
KBRwyle secures place on IT service contract for US Army
SGT, a business unit of KBRwyle, will provide IT services to the US Army around the globe after winning a seat on the US$12.1 billion Information Tec...
9 Jan 2019
Grant to develop 3D printed bone to support injured military personnel
The University of Arizona (UA) secured a US$2 million grant from the US Department of Defense as part of a study to develop 3D printing for bone heali...
8 Jan 2019
A sign of the future? Xi doubles down on Taiwan reunification pledge
Chinese President Xi Jinping has reiterated calls for Taiwan to be returned to the mainland amid orders for China’s Armed Forces to be “battle re...
8 Jan 2019
Enhancing defence global competitiveness grants
The Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) is seeking applications for Defence Global Competitiveness Grants to support the development of Aust...
8 Jan 2019
Lockheed Martin secures US$29m deal for Aegis Baseline 9
The US Navy awarded a US$29 million deal to Lockheed Martin’s Rotary Mission Systems (RMS) to provide a suite of technology and capability improvem...
8 Jan 2019
Aquabotix secures US Navy contract
Australian-based unmanned underwater vehicle manufacturer, Aquabotix has been awarded a US Navy contract to support further development of the compan...
8 Jan 2019
Boeing and Lockheed partner to develop IRST systems for Super Hornets
The US Navy has engaged Boeing and Lockheed Martin to develop infrared search and track (IRST) sensors for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter aircraft...
8 Jan 2019
Operation Wandering Souls continues
The team from UNSW Canberra research project Operation Wandering Souls has provided a briefing update to visiting Vietnamese representatives on the la...
7 Jan 2019
Northrop Grumman receives US$3.6bn for infrared countermeasure systems
Northrop Grumman has secured US$3.6 billion in indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) funding to roll out Large Aircraft Infrared Countermea...
7 Jan 2019
Thales on show at Indo Defence 2018 Expo
Thales has used the Indo Defence 2018 Expo to demonstrate a number of the company’s key products, including Australian made systems across the full ...
7 Jan 2019
Elbit Systems subsidiary awarded contract to support Raytheon
Elbit Systems announced that its US subsidiary has secured a contract with Raytheon to support the Multi-Spectral Targeting System used in armed un...
7 Jan 2019
Saab demonstrates capabilities of GlobalEye AEW&C aircraft
Saab’s second GlobalEye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft has successfully completed a series of flight tests, including ope...
4 Jan 2019
Looking beyond the F-35: Penetrating Counter Air
The US is looking beyond the fifth-generation F-35 with plans already underway for the sixth-generation 'Penetrating Counter Air' concept, which will ...
4 Jan 2019
SEA 1000 and future submarine deterrence strike modules
The Attack Class submarines will serve as the tip of the nations strategic deterrence spear. To meet this role, both the US and Sweden have developed...
4 Jan 2019
US Air Force demonstrates F-35 capacity to hit two UAVs at once
The US Air Force has highlighted the growing capability of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and its ability to engage in and dominate the battlespace fol...
4 Jan 2019
Raytheon secures US$434m order to supply air-to-air missiles
Raytheon will provide 766 AIM-9X Block II missiles and 160 AIM-9X Block II+ missiles for role out with key US, Australian and allied platforms, includ...
3 Jan 2019
Top 5: Defence Connect’s Top 5 stories of 2018
2018 was a big year for Defence and defence industry, with major projects kicking off across the three branches. In this Top 5, we will cover the most...

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