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7 Sep 2017
Prime increases funding to veteran support group
Soldier On’s ability to provide transition services for veterans and their families is set to benefit with the announcement of an increased sponsor...
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7 Sep 2017
Queensland prepares for defence opportunities
As Cairns plays host to Exercise Pacific Protector, the state is gearing up to capitalise on defence opportunities under the recently unveiled Local ...
7 Sep 2017
ICN director offers SMEs advice to crack defence supply chain
With more SMEs from outside the defence industry looking to diversify their businesses and break into the defence supply chain, the Industrial Capabil...
7 Sep 2017
Li-ion research facility roars into life
Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group’s lithium-ion (Li-ion) Battery Safety Research Facility is reaching new heights with its in-house testing...
6 Sep 2017
JORN announcement imminent
As speculation mounts over the tender decision for the billion-dollar Project AIR 2025 Phase 6 Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN), Defence a...
6 Sep 2017
Australia heads to Korea and Philippines amid regional crisis
As tensions in the region heat up, Minister for Defence Marise Payne will meet with South Korea’s prime minister and defence minister before travell...
6 Sep 2017
Future Frigates contender creates graduate opportunities
More than 1,000 apprentices and graduates will be guaranteed work in South Australia for the SEA 5000 Future Frigates Project under one contender’s ...
6 Sep 2017
Implementing a new defence strategy
Developing a better political understanding of the defence industry sector is part of one state government’s plans to capitalise on the growing indu...
6 Sep 2017
The journey from Navy service to heading up an SME
ATSA Defence Services co-founder and engineering director Darren Burrowes has laid out some key stepping stones of his transition from a Navy career ...
5 Sep 2017
Senate forces Future Frigates disclosures
In response to revelations the Future Frigates tender included no mandate for the use of an Australian shipbuilder, two senators have called on Minist...
5 Sep 2017
Australia requests upgrade to multi-role helicopters
The Australian government has applied for a 10-year upgrade program for 24 MH-60R Seahawk ‘Romeo’ helicopters, just one year after receiving the f...
5 Sep 2017
Aus prime secures contract in Taiwan
Australia’s largest defence exporter has secured a $44 million commercial contract for two passenger vessels. ...
5 Sep 2017
Regional military co-operation strengthened under new deployment
An Australian Defence Force Joint Task Group departed Sydney on Monday to take part in a series of key military exercises throughout the Indo-Pacific...
5 Sep 2017
Defence biased towards foreign success
Mountains of paperwork and a distorted view of successful products is hindering Australian SMEs from joining the defence industry supply chain. ...
5 Sep 2017
NSW senator rocks the boat
With news that South Australia is set to lose a federal electoral seat, a NSW senator for the Liberal Democratic Party wasted no time stoking the fl...
5 Sep 2017
Upscaling defence industry education
Australian primes must invest in education and training as the industry grows over the next decade, a defence prime chief executive has said. ...
5 Sep 2017
‘Swiping right’ on defence opportunities
Dubbed as Australia’s industrial dating service, the Industrial Capability Network (ICN) is matching Australian and international primes with their ...
4 Sep 2017
Diamonds are Defence’s best friend
Defence’s high-powered laser capability has been given an edge, with breakthrough research recognised at the 2017 DST Eureka Prize for Outstanding S...
4 Sep 2017
SMEs call on state government to improve Defence prospects
The federal government has been slammed for its multimillion-dollar upgrades to shipyards across Australia, with critics saying the capabilities alrea...
4 Sep 2017
Commercialising defence R&D
Research and development in the defence space is having its moment, with the Defence Innovation Hub providing a much welcome spark to the Australian i...

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