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sunshine coast defence industry in the spotlight
18 May 2017
Sunshine Coast defence industry in the spotlight
More than 150 local businesses attended an industry forum yesterday at the University of the Sunshine Coast, where the focus was on defence industry ...
army receives new generation of military vehicles
17 May 2017
Army receives new generation of military vehicles
Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne welcomed the first delivery of a new generation of trucks and trailers to the Australian Army’s 7th ...
17 May 2017
Defence not infallible to cyber threats
The NSW Small Business Commissioner Cyber Scare 2017 report has revealed cyber crime in Australia is at an all-time high, with defence businesses and...
17 May 2017
SA company to develop innovative tech for military vehicles
An Adelaide suspension and technology company has partnered with an international prime to develop and manufacture a military suspension and integrate...
17 May 2017
Perth tech startup readies for ASX listing
West Australian tech startup Takor Group, which offers a range of mobile geospatial applications, is poised to list on the Australian Securities Excha...
16 May 2017
WA ‘dudded’ in Naval Shipbuilding Plan
West Australian Minister for Defence Issues Paul Papalia has declared Western Australia has been “dudded” by the federal government, following the...
16 May 2017
SA falls short on skilled workers for Navy fleet expansion
The Naval Shipbuilding Plan has acknowledged South Australia will need foreign and interstate workers to help meet the deadlines for the country's la...
16 May 2017
Naval Shipbuilding Plan officially unveiled
The government has released the long-awaited $89 billion Naval Shipbuilding Plan today, which includes plans to spend $1.3 billion to upgrade naval ...
16 May 2017
Nulka missile decoy program reaches special milestone
The final Nulka active missile decoy, produced by BAE Systems Australia (BAES Australia), has been delivered to the Commonwealth. ...
16 May 2017
NT government seeking to expand industry into US
The Northern Territory government is seeking proposals to develop and deliver a training package to support local NT contractors in bidding for deliv...
16 May 2017
The Australian state leading the way in defence industry
As Victoria looks to sell itself as the best choice for the LAND 400 project, the state’s defence industry advocate Greg Combet has detailed which o...
16 May 2017
Australian Army achieves global first with Tiger ARH
The Australian Army's Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) #001 has become the first of any Tiger in the global fleet to fly 2,000 hours. ...
16 May 2017
US similarities a boon for Australian defence businesses
Key similarities in the way US and Australian companies transact business are set to significantly benefit Australian defence firms seeking to break i...
15 May 2017
Australia gains $50m investment in electronic sustainment
Northrop Grumman has announced a $50 million investment in western Sydney with its plans to establish an advanced defence electronics maintenance and ...
15 May 2017
Global defence giant to create defence hub in NSW
One of the world’s largest defence contractors has announced it will build a $50 million ‘centre of excellence’at the new Badgerys Creek airport...
15 May 2017
Sliding doors: The demise of Australia’s automotive manufacturing and the rise of defence industry
Much has been said about the decline of Australia’s automotive industry, with politicisation and blame dominating much of the conversation. But desp...
15 May 2017
The difficulties facing Australian SMEs
Former parliamentary secretary for defence procurement and current Victorian defence industry advocate Greg Combet has praised the perseverance and in...
15 May 2017
2017 budget reveals what’s ahead for major defence projects
The 2017 federal budget has indicated that the government will consider up to 57 acquisition and estate projects under the Integrated Investment Progr...
15 May 2017
CAE talks changing skills training methods
Contemporary flight training methods focus more on technologies and advancements in visual systems, rather than muscle training, according to Ian Bell...
15 May 2017
Electronic Warfare Training Services RFT delayed
The Commonwealth has advised that the release of a request for tender (RFT) for the provision of Electronic Warfare Training Services (EWTS) is now sc...

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