Home / News / Defence Industry News

Website Notifications

Get notifications in real-time for staying up to date with content that matters to you.


cae talks changing skills training methods
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...
electronic warfare training services rft delayed
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...
11 May 2017
WA firm secures $30m defence subcontract
A subcontract for electrical services works at the Royal Australian Air Force Base Tindal has been awarded to a leading Western Australia-headquartere...
11 May 2017
Australian geospatial startup targets US military sector
Perth-based geospatial technology provider Takor Group is stepping up its play for a share of the US military technology market with its range of mobi...
11 May 2017
ADF signs MoU to support reservists
An international service company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) in support of reservists acro...
11 May 2017
Regional defence ties strengthened as south-east Asia exercise concludes
Members of the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) have improved their ability to work together during Exercise Bersama Shield 17. ...
10 May 2017
Defence one of the main winners in 2017 budget
The 2017-18 federal budget has promised to deliver on commitments set out in the 2016 Defence White Paper, while also edging closer to achieving GDP ...
10 May 2017
Talent shortage to cripple shipbuilding capabilities
The Australian naval industry could be facing a downturn of the academic variety, with a potential shortage of naval engineers and architects with the...
10 May 2017
SME celebrates 15 years of defence industry success
An Albury-based technology and componentry company that is working on the LAND 400 project has celebrated 15 years as a supplier to the Australian d...
10 May 2017
CAE eyes mission readiness in Australian flight training market
Global provider of flight simulation services CAE is making key inroads into the Australian flight training market, and is set to boost its focus on b...
10 May 2017
Australia's top companies look to NSW students to fight against cyber crime
The NSW government last night hosted some of Australia's best known companies and some of the state's best and brightest students at a speed networkin...
10 May 2017
First European assembled F-35B rolled out
The first short take-off/vertical landing version of the F-35, or F-35B, assembled outside the United States has left the Final Assembly and Checkout ...

more from defence connect

Jun 26 2019
Photo Essay: Gulf Anti-Submarine Exercise 2019
Earlier this year, Australia participated in the French-led Gulf Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise (GA...
Jun 26 2019
Lightning inbound! The US Marines ‘Lightning Carrier’ concept
As the capabilities of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter variants continue to evolve, new CONOPs will ev...
Jun 26 2019
Distractions, transactions, oh my! The challenges of an increasingly unreliable US
Despite record reinvestment in the US Armed Forces, a seemingly confrontational, albeit erratic, Pre...
Recommended by Spike Native Network