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31 Jan 2018
Government targets Five Eyes markets under new export strategy
As industry welcomes the newly released Defence Export Strategy, the government has laid out which export markets it hopes to tap. ...
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31 Jan 2018
ADFA undergraduates undertake work experience in Brisbane
Three junior officers from the Australian Defence Force Academy are being hosted by NIOA for work experience. ...
31 Jan 2018
Harris opens new headquarters in Queensland
A supplier of over 20,000 defence radios has opened its new headquarters in Hamilton, Brisbane, in the company of top Defence officials. ...
30 Jan 2018
Industry responds to Defence Export Strategy
Defence industry bodies and primes have weighed in on the government’s newly unveiled Defence Export Strategy. ...
30 Jan 2018
Saab partners with Australian uni for combat console designs
Following on from the success of last year's Defence Technologies Institute (DTI) initiatives, Saab Australia has agreed to partner with the Universi...
30 Jan 2018
Submarine builder and engineering consultancy sign agreement
ASC has signed a collaboration agreement with international engineering consultancy BMT to meet Australia’s growing demand for submarine know-how. ...
30 Jan 2018
Defence production facility opens in Canberra
Defence technology supplier Electro Optic Systems (EOS) has opened a new production facility in Canberra to support its growing export opportunities. ...
30 Jan 2018
ADF strengthens cyber focus with new Command
The Australian Defence Force’s cyber capability has taken a step forward, with the establishment of the new Defence Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) an...
30 Jan 2018
ASX-listed company lands $410m contract
A Canberra-based business has secured a $410 million contract to supply its weapons systems to an undisclosed overseas customer with the help of Austr...
30 Jan 2018
50% industry participation target for SEA 5000 slammed
After months of pressure from the Senate, the SEA 5000 Future Frigate tender documents have been released, revealing Australian industry participation...
29 Jan 2018
Export Strategy's Australian business definition accused of falling short
The newly unveiled Defence Export Strategy’s classification of an Australian defence business has been slammed by former submariner and current Nic...
29 Jan 2018
Australians honoured by US Marine Corps
The United States Marine Corps has awarded a rare honour to 107 Australian Defence Force members who helped recover a US Marine Corps aircraft that cr...
29 Jan 2018
Defence Export Strategy unveiled
The federal government has released the long-awaited Defence Export Strategy, with the new strategy setting its sights on Australia becoming one of t...
29 Jan 2018
RAAF faces anxious wait during Growler investigation
Fears are mounting within Defence that an Australian RAAF EA-18G Growler could be written off after the aircraft caught fire at Nellis Air Force Base ...
25 Jan 2018
Defence must combat project overruns
In the wake of the latest Future Submarine contract signing and the release of the Major Projects Report from the Australian National Audit Office, ...
25 Jan 2018
Key Future Submarines contract signed
Lockheed Martin Australia and the government have signed a $700 million contract for the Future Submarine Combat System design, build and integratio...
25 Jan 2018
Flight training company to establish base in South Australia
Australian helicopter flight training company Becker Helicopters has announced plans to create an operating base in South Australia’s upper Spencer ...
25 Jan 2018
F-35 manufacturing facility opens in Victoria
A Victorian company has further cemented itself as a leading supplier to the F-35 program, opening an F-35A Lightning II Vertical Tail manufacturing ...
25 Jan 2018
Final Super Hornet aircraft arrive home
The final contingent of the Royal Australian Air Force’s strike aircraft has returned home to RAAF Base Amberley, marking the end of Australia’s a...
24 Jan 2018
Australian innovation in the running for UK defence vehicle program
Thales Australia has launched its Bushmaster MR6 protected mobility vehicle, which is currently in the running to win the UK’s Multi-Role Vehicle Pr...

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