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Austal Australia, Greenroom Robotics successfully complete autonomous patrol boat trials for Navy
April 23 2024
Austal Australia and WA-based autonomous systems SME Greenroom Robotics have successfully completed sea acceptance trials, including endurance trials,...
Boeing officially raises Australian flag on Apache production line
Major General Jeremy King, head of Defence’s Joint Aviation Systems Division, attended the official raising of the Australian flag above the Apache production line at...
April 26 2024
Raytheon secures US$344m SM-2, SM-6 missile modernisation contract
Raytheon has been awarded a US$344 million (AU$512 million) contract for the development of two missile variants – the SM-2 Block IIICU and SM-6 Block IU – which...
April 26 2024
Under Secretary of US Air Force to spearhead Australian Space Summit
The Honourable Kristyn E Jones, Under Secretary of the US Air Force, will headline Space Connect’s Australian Space Summit and Exhibition to be held at the...
May 01 2024
Craig International Ballistics secures $30m ADF body armour contract
Queensland-based Craig International Ballistics has been awarded a $30 million order to provide body armour solutions for the Australian Defence Force.
May 03 2024
Boeing T-7A lead-in trainer successfully completes 3 development milestones
Boeing has confirmed that the next-generation T-7A Red Hawk lead-in fighter trainer has achieved three recent milestones, propelling the advanced pilot trainer for the US Air...
May 03 2024
$41.7m upgrade to transform RAAF Base Tindal
Assistant Minister for Defence Matt Thisthlethwaite has announced a $41.7 million investment to expand and upgrade infrastructure at RAAF Base Tindal in Katherine, Northern...
May 09 2024
NDS, IIP and the future of Aussie airpower in focus for Air and Space Power Conference
Chief of Air Force Air Marshal Robert Chipman, AO, CSC and Chief of Joint Capabilities Lieutenant General John Frewen AO, DSC have used the Air and Space Power Conference...
May 10 2024
Defence clams up over Seahawk, Chinese jet incident
The Department of Defence has gone into full radio silence following an altercation between a Royal Australian Navy Seahawk helicopter and Chinese J-10 fighter jet earlier...
May 16 2024
Global Defence Solutions delivers deployable secure container capability to ADF
Shoalhaven-based Global Defence Solutions, a subsidiary of Alkath Group, is set to deliver a Zone 4-certified deployable secure container tailored to meet the stringent...
May 16 2024
Craig International Ballistics secures Hunter Class frigate armour contract
Queensland-based Craig International Ballistics has secured a multimillion-dollar contract to provide ballistic protection for the first three of Australia’s future...
May 17 2024
Lockheed Martin secures US$756m hypersonic weapons contract
The US Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a US$756 million (AU$1.13 billion) contract to deliver additional capability for the nation’s ground-based hypersonic weapon...
May 20 2024
US Navy selects SPEE3D to join inaugural SALVEX Exercise
The US Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has selected metal additive manufacturing company SPEE3D to participate in the first-ever SALVEX Exercise in Hawaii.
May 30 2024
BAE Systems to provide EW pods to US Navy Poseidon fleet
The US Navy has awarded a US$95 million (AU$142.3 million) contract to BAE Systems to provide advanced electronic warfare countermeasure pods to the branches’ fleet of...
June 10 2024
US Air Force, Lockheed Martin complete flight test of next-gen ICBM re-entry vehicle
The US Air Force and Lockheed Martin conducted a planned flight test of the unarmed, developmental Mk21A re-entry vehicle in the Pacific Ocean.
June 19 2024
US Navy awards Raytheon Technologies $677m contract to continue SPY-6 radar construction
The US Navy has awarded a US$677 million (AU$1.015 billion) contract to Raytheon Technologies to continue production of the AN/SPY-6(V) radars for the US Navy.
June 20 2024
BAE Systems, GlobalFoundries to partner on US advanced chip R&D, production
BAE Systems and GlobalFoundries have announced a collaborative research partnership, a new collaboration to strengthen the supply of critical semiconductors for US national...
June 21 2024
Accenture says data leak claims false, only 3 affected
Accenture IT has confirmed that the data posted to BreachForums yesterday (20 June) by infamous leaker 888 does not match the threat actor’s claims, with the number of...
June 21 2024
Boeing completes Super Hornet upgrade ahead of schedule
Boeing has successfully completed the upgrade and life extension of the first two service life modification F/A-18 Block III Super Hornets, delivering them to the US Navy...
June 28 2024
DARPA unveils first hybrid-electric autonomous X-plane
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has officially revealed its newest X-plane, the XRQ-73, as part of the Series Hybrid Electric Propulsion AiRcraft...
June 28 2024