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2 Sep 2020
Hunter Class frigate program sees jobs boom
Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds and Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price have welcomed the announcement of 40 new engineers commencing as proto...
2 Sep 2020
Aussie Super Hornets, Growler engine contract to support industry
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds and Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price have announced Queensland-based TAE Aerospace will increase its proportion...
2 Sep 2020
Where is the lie? China lashes Australia as ‘poor white trash’ of Asia
Let’s be honest with ourselves, Australia’s utter economic dependence upon China is a crisis of our own making – COVID-19 has simply removed th...
2 Sep 2020
Pentagon report warns: China ahead in key strategic multipliers
A startling Pentagon report has revealed that Beijing’s military modernisation and expansion programs have seen the People’s Liberation Army leapf...
2 Sep 2020
Navy guided missile destroyers set for Aegis combat system upgrade
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has confirmed that the Royal Australian Navy’s Hobart Class guided missile destroyers will receive an Aegis combat ...
2 Sep 2020
Army’s Boxer CRV program, facility progresses in leaps and bounds
Rheinmetall Defence Australia has shed light on major progress at the company’s new Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE) as the company...
2 Sep 2020
US DoD working towards developing a networked Indo-Pacific
US Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Affairs David Helvey has used his recent official visits to the Indo-Pacific to enhance existing re...
2 Sep 2020
Serco Australia pledges continued support of Soldier On
Serco Australia has announced continued support for Australia’s active service, veteran and Defence family community, signing the Soldier On Pledge ...
2 Sep 2020
Collins Aerospace secures ADF Digital Terminal Control System extension
Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies, has announced that it has been awarded a contract extension by the Australian Defence Forc...
2 Sep 2020
Air Force rolls out virtual reality to support airlift aircraft maintenance and operations
The Royal Australian Air Force has introduced Microsoft HoloLens 2 mixed reality smart glasses to support No. 36 Squadron aircraft technicians as the ...
2 Sep 2020
Royal Australian Navy excels during RIMPAC 20 live missile firing
The Royal Australian Navy sailors, ships and helicopters deployed to the 2020 RIMPAC exercises have once again proven to be highly capable fighting fo...
1 Sep 2020
New US Air Force Chief promises ‘ruthless capability prioritisation’
New US Air Force Chief of Staff, General Charles Brown, has identified key priorities as the US Air Force transitions from the Cold War-era legacy fo...
1 Sep 2020
Aussie industry delivers 1,000th F-35 infrared imaging capability
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds and Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price have congratulated the Australian arm of Collins Aerospace for delivering ...
1 Sep 2020
US Navy christens Austal-built LCS USS Savannah
The US Navy has christened its newest Austal USA-built, Independence Class littoral combat ship (LCS), USS Savannah (LCS 28), at a ceremony at the c...
1 Sep 2020
Mentoring Women partners with NSW government to help women transition to defence industry
Mentoring Women, in partnership with the NSW government, has announced the ADF and Veterans Job Program, a course designed to assist female Australia...
1 Sep 2020
Australia provides support for Indonesian COVID-19 response
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has announced Australia is providing a package of up to $2 million of medical personal protective equipment (PPE) inc...
1 Sep 2020
WWII submariners remembered in Albany ceremony
Current and former members of the Royal Australian Navy and the US Navy gathered in Albany, Western Australia, on Monday to remember submariners who ...
1 Sep 2020
USMC European Commander tours HMS Queen Elizabeth prior to joint Indo-Pac deployment
Commander of US Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, Major General Stephen Neary has toured the Royal Navy’s newest aircraft carrier HMS Queen Eli...
31 Aug 2020
Naval Group to launch new South Australian headquarters
Naval Group Australia has announced it will open a new $25 million office in Port Adelaide as the company prepares for the move to the Attack Class su...
31 Aug 2020
Discarding the rose-coloured glasses? ASPI chief warns of China’s statecraft warfare
China’s growth is credited as getting Australia through the GFC, however for many the rising power’s preference for debt diplomacy and state powe...

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