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2 Dec 2020
DIN calls for proposals in cyber security and undersea surveillance
The NSW Defence Innovation Network is calling for collaborative proposals in the field of cyber security and undersea surveillance. Through its Strate...
2 Dec 2020
Shadow defence minister visits DECO facility
Federal Deputy Opposition Leader and shadow minister for defence Richard Marles has toured DECO Australia’s manufacturing facility in Minto, NSW. ...
2 Dec 2020
Northrop Grumman completes testing on Solid Fuel Ramjet concept for US Army
Northrop Grumman has confirmed the successful testing of its Solid Fuel Ramjet (SFRJ) tactical engine configuration – a technology to enable long-ra...
2 Dec 2020
Navy Seahawks seamlessly integrate with Nimitz Carrier Strike Group
A Royal Australian Navy MH-60R Romeo embarked on HMAS Ballarat has played a valuable role with the US Navy’s Nimitz Carrier Strike Group during a ...
2 Dec 2020
BAE secures £2.4bn munitions contract to equip UK Armed Forces
BAE Systems has secured a new 15-year contract for the supply of munitions to the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD). The contract, worth £2.4 billion ($4....
1 Dec 2020
Defence opens tender for Navy sustainment program
Defence has commenced a search for an industry partner to provide innovative sustainment support to the Navy’s fleet at its first Regional Maintenan...
1 Dec 2020
Inside Defence: November 30
In this edition of the weekly Inside Defence, hosts Phil Tarrant and Steve Kuper discuss the latest developments and issues shaping the Defence, defen...
1 Dec 2020
Op-Ed: A Machiavellian tale – Or a tale of self-reliance
COVID-19 and the unfolding geo-strategic competition has shed light on the vulnerability of global supply chains and, critically, the necessity for na...
1 Dec 2020
MINDEF announces launch of Defence Transformation Strategy
Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds has announced the launch of the ‘Lead the Way: Defence Transformation Strategy’, a new framework to evolve D...
1 Dec 2020
US imposes sanctions on Chinese, Russian firms
The US Department of State has announced sanctions on four firms based in China and Russia, accused of supporting Iran’s missile program. ...
1 Dec 2020
NIOA receives honours at defence industry awards
The Australian firm has been awarded two major honours at Defence Connect’s 2020 Australian Defence Industry Awards. ...
30 Nov 2020
Rheinmetall confirms LAND 400 Phase 3 industry collaboration with Queensland SME
Rheinmetall Defence Australia (RDA) and its next Australian SME partner, Queensland-based Rockpress, have announced an industry partnership to suppor...
30 Nov 2020
Op-Ed: Artificial intelligence and the future of command & control
Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the key technologies that will reshape the nature of contemporary warfare and key force multiplier capabilities...
30 Nov 2020
Government commits to Edinburgh infrastructure upgrades
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds and Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price have announced a $220 million investment in infrastructure upgrades for RA...
30 Nov 2020
West Australian government hits back at Defence Minister on Collins Class FCD
West Australian Minister for Defence Issues Paul Papalia has hit back at Defence Minister Linda Reynolds and the Commonwealth government’s delayed d...
30 Nov 2020
Thales to support joint UK-French mine countermeasures capability
Thales has secured a contract to deliver the world’s first fully-integrated unmanned mine countermeasures system for the Royal Navy and French Mari...
30 Nov 2020
Arunta returns to Fleet Base West following Indo-Pacific deployment
The Anzac Class frigate has returned to Western Australia following a five-month regional deployment, which included supporting Operation ARGOS. ...
30 Nov 2020
Northrop Grumman appoints new CTO
The prime has appointed an internal candidate to serve as its new chief technology officer. ...
27 Nov 2020
Army takes action amid war crimes allegations
The Chief of Army has taken administrative action against 13 special forces soldiers accused of committing war crimes in Afghanistan. ...
27 Nov 2020
Serco Australia recognised as Naval Business of the Year
The essential services provider has been named the Naval Business of the Year at Defence Connect’s 2020 Australian Defence Industry Awards. ...

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