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australia  canada  amp  uk in same boat for shipbuilding capabilities
13 Jun 2017
Australia, Canada & UK in same boat for shipbuilding capabilities
As focus on each Australian state’s different shipbuilding capabilities are brought to life at the ongoing industry days across the country, Austral...
Tech company weighs in on encryption and terrorism debate
13 Jun 2017
Tech company weighs in on encryption and terrorism debate
As Australia debates utilising Australian Defence Force personnel in terrorism situations, British Prime Minister Theresa May has put encryption techn...
13 Jun 2017
Maestrano flags pros and cons of defence sector’s growing innovation
While the defence industry is increasingly driving innovation and its products are making forays into the commercial sector, key issues remain around...
13 Jun 2017
Naval Shipbuilding College gains momentum
With the first phase of the Naval Shipbuilding College due to commence next year, Canberra played host to the request for proposal industry briefing ...
9 Jun 2017
Battlespace communications system on track for end of year delivery
Multinational aerospace leader Boeing says it is on track to deliver the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) next generation battlespace communication...
9 Jun 2017
Do it right and do it well – Australia’s sovereign capabilities
The 2016 Defence White Paper and other key Defence documents have spoken extensively of developing and expanding Australia’s sovereign capabilities....
9 Jun 2017
SA continues to push for national space program
While announcing a new space studies program, South Australia has continued to call on the federal government to establish a national space agency he...
9 Jun 2017
DMTC CEO urges continued push for local JSF involvement
DMTC chief executive Mark Hodge has called for a sustained push to ensure Australian businesses are involved with key maintenance services as part of...
9 Jun 2017
Defence STEM internships honoured at awards
A defence technology and innovation company and two of its software engineering interns have been recognised at the South Australian government’s D...
8 Jun 2017
OPV tenderer says SA to WA transition no problem
In recent months, federal and state political issues have dominated the discussion of the Offshore Patrol Vessels program. Defence Connect spoke with ...
8 Jun 2017
Australia must capitalise on primes
The managing director of the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) has called for Australia to take advantage of the growing interest and inves...
8 Jun 2017
Live firing exercise tests proposed LAND 400 vehicles
Vehicles from BAE Systems Australia and Rheinmetall have been put through their paces as the companies look to secure the contract for building Austra...
8 Jun 2017
Shipbuilding industry days visit Perth
Perth has played host to two naval industry days this week, focusing on the Future Submarine Program (FSP) and Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV). ...
8 Jun 2017
Aerospace firm appoints former RAAF leader to board of directors
A Queensland-based aerospace company has welcomed a retired Air Vice-Marshal to its board of directors to help lead the development of the aerospace ...
8 Jun 2017
RAAF P-8A Poseidon completes first overseas deployment
A Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) P-8A Poseidon has completed its first deployment to Royal Malaysian Air Force Base (RMAF) Butterworth as part of O...
8 Jun 2017
Newest Cape Class Patrol Boat entered into service
After being received by the Royal Australian Navy at the end of May, Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Cape Inscription has officially been entered into...
7 Jun 2017
Defence can transform Australian manufacturing
The managing director of a key Australian research and development centre has put forward defence as the ideal industry to revolutionise Australia...
7 Jun 2017
Less bark, same bite – Queensland’s defence industry let down by ‘quiet’ approach
While key Queensland advocates are confident their state’s defence industry capabilities can match it with the best, one advocate believes there is ...
7 Jun 2017
Future Submarine Program input on the rise
In March this year, the now-chief executive of DCNS Australia pleaded for more involvement from the industry for the Future Submarine Program (FSP). ...
7 Jun 2017
How to devise a workable definition of drone tech
With drone technology spread all over the headlines and game-changing applications being launched both in the commercial and defence areas, Defence Co...

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