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22 May 2018
Australia ally upgrades radars of navy frigates
Two Philippine Navy frigates will have the Saab Sea Giraffe AMB naval radar systems installed, after the US agreed to export the system under a foreig...
22 May 2018
Counterterrorism efforts face challenges as terrorist groups target Indo-Pacific
As al-Qaeda (AQ) and Daesh look to further establish their presences in the Indo-Pacific region, a report from think tank Australian Strategic Policy...
22 May 2018
A French-led lithium revolution for Australia
Naval Group’s recently released Australian Industry Plan gave the strongest indication yet that Australia’s Future Submarines will be powered by l...
22 May 2018
Underwater battlespace entering 'one of the most exciting times': Capt Tim Green RN
With 25 years of service in the Royal Navy under his belt, Captain Tim Green is well versed in the changing world of the underwater battlespace. Defen...
23 May 2018
SA innovators secure scholarships under space initiative
Five South Australians space innovators have been awarded $20,000 each in scholarships that will see them travel overseas for further study as part of...
23 May 2018
Future Submarine Program seeks EOIs for capital equipment
Opportunities for Australian companies to contribute to the Future Submarine Program (FSP) have opened up, with Naval Group Australia commencing plann...
24 May 2018
Submissions sought for inquiry into veteran compensation and rehabilitation
Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester has called on veterans to put forward submissions for the Productivity Commission inquiry into compen...
25 May 2018
Navy frigate seizes over $300m of narcotics
Two hauls of illegal narcotics valued at $315.4 million* have been seized by HMAS Warramunga, following boarding operations in international waters of...
28 May 2018
DST Group inks electronic warfare agreement with leading EW prime
Raytheon and the Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group will work collaboratively to develop and prototype advanced electronic warfare capabilitie...
29 May 2018
Air Commodore to take part in new body aimed at boosting financial literacy
Air Commodore Robert Brown AM, independent chairman of the Australian Defence Force Financial Services Consumer Centre, will take part in a new body a...
29 May 2018
MESMER selected for final round of US Special Ops counter-drone competition
Following successful trials, Department 13’s (D13) counter-unmanned aerial systems (UAS) capability, MESMER, has been selected to participate in the...
29 May 2018
Future Submarine costs under interrogation at Senate estimates
Price estimates of Australia’s fleet of 12 Future Submarines for the next 60 years have come in at $100 billion, Senate estimates has heard. ...
30 May 2018
BAE partners with SA uni to skill up future shipbuilding workforce
South Australia’s Flinders University has partnered with SEA 5000 contender BAE Systems, and will see its students working with industry to develop...
30 May 2018
UV light research underway to protect ships and marine environment
Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) are researching the use of ultra-violet light as a me...
30 May 2018
First Pacific Patrol Boat launched
The first of 21 Guardian Class Pacific Patrol Boats to be designed and built by Austal has been launched. ...
31 May 2018
Retired RADM reappointed as university chancellor
Rear Admiral (Ret'’d) Kevin Scarce AC, CSC has been reappointed as chancellor of the University of Adelaide, continuing in his governance role at th...
5 Jun 2018
Australia chosen as base for solar-powered drone
Wyndham airfield in Western Australia has been chosen as the first base site for Airbus’ solar-powered Zephyr unmanned aircraft. ...
5 Jun 2018
Babcock awarded ISO certification
Babcock Australia & New Zealand has been formally awarded certification of its asset management capability for complex military assets, under the ...
5 Jun 2018
‘Better ideas’ needed to combat rise of AQ ideology: ASPI
Defeating terrorist groups like al-Qaeda (AQ) and Daesh (ISIS) will require more than military means, a new report from think tank Australian Strategi...
6 Jun 2018
Senate inquiry calls for bans on political donations from defence companies
A new report from a Senate inquiry has called on the government to implement sweeping bans on political donations from multibillion-dollar industries,...
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