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nulka missile decoy program reaches special milestone
16 May 2017
Nulka missile decoy program reaches special milestone
The final Nulka active missile decoy, produced by BAE Systems Australia (BAES Australia), has been delivered to the Commonwealth. ...
northern territory government seeking to expand industry into us
16 May 2017
NT government seeking to expand industry into US
The Northern Territory government is seeking proposals to develop and deliver a training package to support local NT contractors in bidding for deliv...
16 May 2017
The Australian state leading the way in defence industry
As Victoria looks to sell itself as the best choice for the LAND 400 project, the state’s defence industry advocate Greg Combet has detailed which o...
16 May 2017
Australian Army achieves global first with Tiger ARH
The Australian Army's Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) #001 has become the first of any Tiger in the global fleet to fly 2,000 hours. ...
16 May 2017
US similarities a boon for Australian defence businesses
Key similarities in the way US and Australian companies transact business are set to significantly benefit Australian defence firms seeking to break i...
15 May 2017
Australia gains $50m investment in electronic sustainment
Northrop Grumman has announced a $50 million investment in western Sydney with its plans to establish an advanced defence electronics maintenance and ...
15 May 2017
Global defence giant to create defence hub in NSW
One of the world’s largest defence contractors has announced it will build a $50 million ‘centre of excellence’at the new Badgerys Creek airport...
15 May 2017
Sliding doors: The demise of Australia’s automotive manufacturing and the rise of defence industry
Much has been said about the decline of Australia’s automotive industry, with politicisation and blame dominating much of the conversation. But desp...
15 May 2017
The difficulties facing Australian SMEs
Former parliamentary secretary for defence procurement and current Victorian defence industry advocate Greg Combet has praised the perseverance and in...
15 May 2017
2017 budget reveals what’s ahead for major defence projects
The 2017 federal budget has indicated that the government will consider up to 57 acquisition and estate projects under the Integrated Investment Progr...
15 May 2017
CAE talks changing skills training methods
Contemporary flight training methods focus more on technologies and advancements in visual systems, rather than muscle training, according to Ian Bell...
15 May 2017
Electronic Warfare Training Services RFT delayed
The Commonwealth has advised that the release of a request for tender (RFT) for the provision of Electronic Warfare Training Services (EWTS) is now sc...
12 May 2017
Government announces purchase of land for naval shipbuilding project
The Turnbull government has revealed it has secured the purchase of the common user facility and surrounding land to substantially increase the size o...
12 May 2017
Victoria confident in LAND 400 bid
The battle to secure the estimated $14-20 billion LAND 400 contract is heating up between Victoria and Queensland, with both states hoping to be selec...
12 May 2017
Defence consultants ‘losers’ of 2017 budget
While the 2017-18 federal budget has been positively received by most in the defence arena, defence consultants are not quite as positive with the pro...
12 May 2017
Commonwealth closing in on Hawk simulators
The company delivering the Hawk MK127 full-mission simulators to Australia says it is close to being formally accepted by the Australian government. ...
12 May 2017
Advancing Australia’s armoured military vehicles
The Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group is collaborating with researchers in the US to explore alternatives to the traditional heavy metal mil...
12 May 2017
Australia well positioned to reap benefits of advances in drone tech
Australia is ideally positioned to capitalise on the opportunities emerging as part of rapidly increasing adoption of drone technology, according to t...
12 May 2017
FSP engagement focus turns to Queensland
Over 160 Australian companies, research and development and educational institutions gathered in Brisbane yesterday to be updated by key Future Submar...
11 May 2017
Local economies to benefit most from defence investment
With millions of dollars being invested in the defence industry and Treasurer Scott Morrison identifying it as a key player in growing jobs and the w...

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