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17 Jun 2019
The Indo-Pacific’s maritime choke points: Sunda and Lombok
The Straits of Sunda and Lombok provide deep water alternatives to the Straits of Malacca within close proximity of the Australian mainland, reinforci...
17 Jun 2019
DST scientist receives Queen’s birthday honour
Dr Olivia Samardzic, a DST expert in electro-optic countermeasures, has been awarded the Public Service Medal for outstanding public service in the ap...
17 Jun 2019
NZ details future capability acquisition plans for Air Force
New Zealand Defence Minister Ron Mark has revealed the intricate details of the country’s updated Defence Capability Plan 2019, including the hig...
17 Jun 2019
Rheinmetall welcomes joint venture approval
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has approved the military vehicle joint venture between Rheinmetall and BAE Systems, a decision welcome...
17 Jun 2019
Winner announced for Australian Naval Institute’s 2019 McNeil Prize
Jenkins Engineering Defence Systems founder and managing director Peter Jenkins has won the Australian Naval Institute’s 2019 McNeil Prize at its An...
17 Jun 2019
Airbus demonstrates new ‘Network for the Sky’ with MRTT
Airbus has successfully completed a flight demonstration of a connected airborne battlespace scenario, centred on a KC-30A-based MRTT aircraft. ...
17 Jun 2019
ADF prepares for 2019 Warrior Games
A team of 24 competitors from the Australian Defence Force and Veteran Sport Australia (VSA) will compete at the 2019 Warrior Games in the US this mo...
14 Jun 2019
Identifying and developing national strategic industries
Robust, innovative and globally competitive industry is critical to any national security equation – clearly identifying and supporting the strategi...
14 Jun 2019
The Indo-Pacific's maritime choke points: Straits of Malacca
The Indo-Pacific is indisputably a maritime orientated region with maritime choke points serving as key strategic and economic challenges for establi...
14 Jun 2019
Working actively to support the rules based order: Minister Reynolds
New Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has used an address to the ASPI International Conference: War in 2025 to reaffirm Australia’s commitment to main...
14 Jun 2019
RAAF Hawks back in the air after engine concerns
After three weeks of grounding due to an “engine issue” during a training flight, the Royal Australian Air Force’s fleet of 33 BAE Systems Hawk ...
14 Jun 2019
New national president for RSL appointed
Major General Greg Melick, AO, RFD, FANZCN, SC, has been appointed as the new national president of the Returned and Services League of Australia (RSL...
14 Jun 2019
Elbit Systems debuts Hermes 45 at Paris Airshow 2019
Elbit Systems has revealed its Hermes 45 Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (STUAS) at the company’s static display area at the Paris Airshow. ...
13 Jun 2019
The limitations of unmanned and autonomous systems in a contested environment
Unmanned and autonomous systems are billed as one of the major force multipliers of the 21st century – across the air, land and sea domains they off...
13 Jun 2019
Photo Essay: HMAS Newcastle completes final overseas deployment
HMAS Newcastle has arrived back in Australia following the Adelaide Class guided missile frigate’s final international deployment, ahead of her pla...
13 Jun 2019
Australia to the rescue: Securing the allied rare earth element supply chain
Rare earth elements (REE) have emerged as the new wonder material of the 21st century, responsible for every contemporary technological marvel and cri...
13 Jun 2019
Lockheed Martin announces significant milestone for HMAS Hobart's Aegis Combat System
Following HMAS Hobart's first docking at Garden Island, Sydney, Lockheed Martin has announced the successful 'light off' of the vessel's Aegis Combat...
13 Jun 2019
Sikorsky apprentices welcomed to Nowra
Lockheed Martin-owned company Sikorsky Australia has welcomed three local apprentice aircraft maintenance engineers to its maintenance and logistics s...
13 Jun 2019
British aerospace start-up prepares for 6th-gen training
British-based aerospace start-up AERALIS has confirmed the development of a new class of military trainer aircraft, working closely with leading defen...
13 Jun 2019
HMAS Melbourne returns to Australia for final time
The Royal Australian Navy’s oldest active Adelaide Class warship, HMAS Melbourne (III), has returned to Australia following her final three-month d...

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