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4 Apr 2017
Prime JSF provider appoints new CEO
Manufacturer of advanced carbon fibre composites Quickstep Holdings has appointed a new managing director and chief executive following a resignation....
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4 Apr 2017
Shifting gears: John Lonergan’s story
Former RAAF fighter pilot John Lonergan has made a remarkably successful switch to the defence industry, creating Milskil – a brand new commercial v...
3 Apr 2017
Unlocking Australia's potential with the NGTF
Noetic Group, one of the companies partaking in research under the Next Generation Technologies Fund (NGTF), aims to prepare defence for emerging and ...
3 Apr 2017
The risks of defence technologies: BAE System's head of strategy
Ensuring a strong defence industry for Australia is no easy feat, and the risks associated with defence technology must be addressed by the entire ind...
3 Apr 2017
National security and economic prosperity intrinsically linked
The future of Australia’s economic growth and its national security go hand in hand, according to Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne. ...
3 Apr 2017
UAV to get upgrade after NSW crash
The Schiebel Camcopter S-100, one of which recently crashed during defence testing in NSW, is set to get an upgrade, with Schiebel and Patria partneri...
3 Apr 2017
Aus defence players shifting to become innovators
Shane Arnott, director of Boeing’s Phantom Works International, has talked up some key developments in the Australian defence industry, noting a tra...
1 Apr 2017
Task Group Taji trainees pass 21,000 mark
After recent graduations at the Taji Military Complex near Baghdad, Task Group Taji has now trained over 21,000 Iraqi Security Force personnel. ...
31 Mar 2017
FFP request for tender officially released
The Future Frigate Program (FFP) has reached a significant milestone, with the official release of the request for tender (RFT) to the three shortlist...
31 Mar 2017
Defence dollar important for whole of Australia
Former RAAF pilot and current defence advocate for NSW Air Marshall (Ret’d) John Harvey has stressed that national defence spending is essential in...
31 Mar 2017
DSTG seeking industry partners for laser technology
The Defence Science Technology Group is looking for industry partners interested in licensing and commercialising its Directed Infra-Red Counter-Measu...
31 Mar 2017
NGTF prompts industry engagement event
On the back of the $730 million unveiling of Defence’s Next Generation Technologies Fund, Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) has announced ...
31 Mar 2017
QinetiQ MD talks ins and outs of integrating RubiKon
The key factor in the integration process being adopted by QinetiQ to bring in the assets of its recent acquisition RubiKon is managing staff, accord...
31 Mar 2017
Defence expenditure reporting in the spotlight
A public hearing examining the Department of Defence’s aquisition and sustainment reporting starts today in Canberra. ...
30 Mar 2017
Government and DMTC to enhance Australian industry for JSF program
The Defence Materials Technology Centre will work with the Department of Defence (DoD) to develop and enhance Australian industry capabilities in supp...
30 Mar 2017
AWD Alliance achieves milestone
The Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance has marked a momentous first, with the Commonwealth accepting the Hobart Class Command Team Trainer at HMAS W...
30 Mar 2017
SMEs band together to secure shipbuilding work
Businesses in Western Australia’s maritime industry have come together and formed the Henderson Alliance in the hope of securing work from the billi...
30 Mar 2017
NSW best and brightest pitch to primes
Australia’s biggest defence companies came together with university students for a careers speed networking event to recruit the next generation of ...
30 Mar 2017
DoD responds to audit findings labelling the Army ‘ineffective’
The Department of Defence (DoD) has responded to an audit that found the Australian Army’s workforce management to be ineffective and unsuccessful ...
30 Mar 2017
How prime CEOs can help defence startups
The defence industry needs to do smaller outfits a favour and “remove the romance”, says former Lockheed Martin chief executive Rear Admiral (Ret...

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