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7 Mar 2017
NSW company signs MoU with US business
Aviation operations and engineering company Air Affairs Australia has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Kratos Unmanned Systems Division...
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7 Mar 2017
Certification of Bell 505 Jet Ranger in Australia confirmed
Asia-Pacific and Middle East aviation provider Hawker Pacific has confirmed the certification of the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopter in Australia. ...
6 Mar 2017
AWD Hobart successfully completes Sea Acceptance Trials
Following 21 days at sea off the coast of South Australia, the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance has celebrated the completion of the Sea Acceptanc...
6 Mar 2017
NSW company secures $10m partnership with US firm
Hunter-based advanced engineering and manufacturing company, Varley Group has partnered with United States defence avionics company Coherent Technical...
6 Mar 2017
Industry and science to converge under new collaboration
QinetiQ Australia and the Defence Science and Technology Group (DST Group) have commenced work on world-leading collaborative research in composites t...
6 Mar 2017
CSIRO partner with prime for STEM education
Multinational defence company Thales has partnered with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) to promote vital Scie...
4 Mar 2017
Transition of veterans in the spotlight
Improved services to support Australian Defence Force (ADF) members and their families during the transition from military life to civilian life is on...
4 Mar 2017
RMIT trifecta represents Australia in global aviation innovation competition
Aerospace engineering students from RMIT University in Melbourne are flying the green and gold in the 2017 Airbus Fly Your Ideas competition. ...
3 Mar 2017
F-35s make historical arrival in Australia
The first two RAAF F-35A Joint Strike Fighters (JSFs) touched down in Australia for the first time ever at the Avalon International Airshow on Friday....
3 Mar 2017
$10m capital investment in defence at Bankstown completed
Manufacturer of advanced carbon fibre composites Quickstep Holdings announced that the company has completed the planned $10 million capital expansion...
3 Mar 2017
Engineering support service company launches Ops Cell in Adelaide
Leading engineering support services organisation Babcock has launched the National Air Operations Cell in Adelaide and is looking to partner with the...
3 Mar 2017
Department of Defence announces facility upgrades
The Department of Defence has announced plans to invest $75 million upgrading infrastructure at the Australian Signals Directorate buildings in Canbe...
2 Mar 2017
Australian innovators clean up at Avalon Awards
Four Australian innovators have been awarded Aerospace Australia Industry Innovation Awards at Avalon Airshow 2017. ...
2 Mar 2017
Leonardo sets its sights on defence capabilities and business expansion
Land and naval defence electronics company Leonardo is looking to secure more defence opportunities within Australia. ...
2 Mar 2017
Australian defence industry leadership urged to pinpoint local requirements
The Australian defence industry management has been called upon to formulate in greater detail exactly what it needs from its local stakeholders to ef...
1 Mar 2017
Aviation/Aerospace Australia signs MoC with Victorian defence group
A new partnership aimed at maximising collaboration and strengthening links between military and commercial aviation suppliers was signed into effect...
1 Mar 2017
F-35 program chief aims for JSF price drop
With accelerated production on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) project, Australia could end up paying US$80 million per aircraft. ...
1 Mar 2017
Prime launches online JSF information portal
An online information portal to promote Australian defence industry to the world has been launched by defence, security and aerospace company BAE Sys...
1 Mar 2017
NSW defence industry targets growth at Avalon
With defence investment at an all-time high in Australia, the NSW defence industry is at Avalon Airshow in the hopes of promoting the state’s aerosp...
28 Feb 2017
Rheinmetall shortlists Victoria and Queensland for LAND 400 work
Rheinmetall Defence Australia has announced that Victoria and Queensland have been shortlisted as possible sites for the company’s military vehicle ...

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