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21 Mar 2017
Raytheon execs on equipping Australian F-35’s
US-based defence technology and innovation specialist Raytheon is currently fitting out the Australian version of the F-35, the fighter jet that made...
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21 Mar 2017
DST Group award open for nominations
The Defence Science and Technology Group’s Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia, which recognises outstanding science or t...
20 Mar 2017
Spanish frigate arrives in SA amid looming billion-dollar RFT decision
Navantia-built Spanish frigate ESPS Cristóbal Colón docked in the Outer Harbour wharf in Adelaide on Friday to demonstrate the capabilities they ...
20 Mar 2017
DST Group seeking EOI for battlefield recording
The Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group is calling on Australian industry and universities to develop a new system to combat battlefield threat...
20 Mar 2017
Boeing signs $3.4bn contract with US, sets sights on Australia
Prime aviation provider Boeing and the US government have signed a five-year, $3.4 billion contract through which the Army, and a customer outside the...
20 Mar 2017
Boeing’s Phantom Works International triple research threat explained
Boeing’s Phantom Works International director Shane Arnott caught up with Defence Connect to divulge some key aspects of the way the innovation and...
20 Mar 2017
Helicopter Aircrew Training System development progressing
The development of a $157 million Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) at 816 Squadron at HMAS Albatross was inspected by government representat...
20 Mar 2017
Defence firm on the hunt for Australia MD
Managing director of SAAB Australia Dean Rosenfield has been appointed as new head of Market Area Asia-Pacific, effective 1 January 2018. ...
18 Mar 2017
Australian and Indonesian defence ministers meet
Minister for Defence Marise Payne met with Indonesia’s Minister for Defence in Sydney on Thursday for the annual Indonesia-Australia Defence Ministe...
17 Mar 2017
CSIRO secures cyber security investment
Defence has invested $2.5 million into CSIRO’s Data61 and various universities to fight against emerging threats to the nation’s cyber security. ...
17 Mar 2017
Hearing begins into Classified Information Agreement with France
Australia’s Classified Information Agreement with France and the Future Submarine Program will be under the spotlight on Monday when it is examined...
17 Mar 2017
NSW SME on the radar for defence and aerospace investment
Central Coast SME StopRotor has shaken up the defence and civil aerospace markets with its innovative drone technology. ...
17 Mar 2017
Australia seeking EOI for F-35 project
The Defence Materials Technology Centre (DMTC), the Australian Department of Defence’s JSF Division and Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group h...
17 Mar 2017
US Defence career path more visible than Australian options, says Raytheon
Raytheon director of emerging markets Mark Noyes has flagged the high visibility of the military within US culture as a key driver of talent acquisiti...
16 Mar 2017
Multimillion-dollar NGTF for Defence unveiled
The Department of Defence has launched a $730 million Next Generation Technologies Fund (NGTF)  to help create ‘super troops’ for the Australian ...
16 Mar 2017
ASLAV turret simulators successfully completed
Thomas Global and Thales Australia have delivered nine upgraded Crew Procedural Trainer (CPT) turrets for the Australian Army’s Australian Light Arm...
16 Mar 2017
Industry expert warns of submarine treaty risks
Dr Andrew Davies of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) has cautioned Australia that France’s nationalised approach to defence industr...
16 Mar 2017
‘The F-35 is the right aircraft for Australia’: Air Vice-Marshal Leigh Gordon
There has been much controversy surrounding the fifth-generation F-35 aircraft, of which Australia has ordered 72, at a cost of up to $17 billion. Hea...
16 Mar 2017
Recruitment agency flags ‘war for manufacturing talent in Sydney’
Brisbane firm RPR Trades – which specialises in supplying labour to the defence and manufacturing sectors – is readying to carve out a slice of wh...
16 Mar 2017
Defence combating family and domestic violence
The Defence Family and Domestic Violence Strategy was launched yesterday by the Department of Defence and Minister for Defence Marise Payne. ...

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