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4 Apr 2018
Volunteers needed to restore former Navy vessel
The Sydney Harbour Federation Trust has put the call out for shipwright volunteers to help overhaul the historic Fast Motor Boat, a former Australian...
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3 Apr 2018
Boxer vehicle secures win in UK
Just weeks after Australia chose the Boxer vehicle for LAND 400 Phase 2, the British Army has taken a step towards exploring a deal for a fleet of new...
3 Apr 2018
Canberra to house European space company
With the release of the government’s space industry capability review imminent, Luxembourg space company Kleos Space has opened its first oversea...
3 Apr 2018
Government prepares for military commemorations
Australia’s significant program of military commemorations in-country and overseas has kicked off this month, with 2018 marking the 100th annivers...
3 Apr 2018
Parliamentary committee to scrutinise over $700m of defence projects
Three new proposals worth $782.1 million from the Department of Defence will go before the Parliamentary standing committee on public works. ...
3 Apr 2018
Missile developer sees increased growth
As missile developer MBDA looks to secure lucrative contracts in the Australian defence market, including the LAND 400 Phase 2 missile project, the co...
3 Apr 2018
SEA 5000 bidder partners with more SMEs
West Australian heavy mechanical engineering firm IKAD Engineering has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with one of the SEA 5000 bidders to ...
3 Apr 2018
Naval Shipbuilding College set to get underway
The federal government’s Naval Shipbuilding College is finally set to commence operations, under the leadership of a joint venture between KBR and H...
29 Mar 2018
PM ignites call for recognition of veterans in the workforce
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has implored Australian businesses to look beyond the uniform and offer equal opportunities to veterans. ...
29 Mar 2018
Defence to train with USAF B-52 Bombers
Australia will host up to three United States Air Force (USAF) B-52 Stratofortress strategic bombers in Darwin as part of Enhanced Air Cooperation (E...
29 Mar 2018
Design pedigree central to Type 26 utility: BAE SEA 5000 head
The state-of-the-art anti-submarine warfare (ASW) features of BAE Systems’ Type 26 Global Combat Ship, dubbed the ‘paper ship’ by its competitor...
29 Mar 2018
Elettronica signs MoU with Australian businesses to deliver EW capabilities to SEA 5000 project
Italian electronic warfare specialist Elettronica will team with two Australian companies to supply electronic warfare systems to the SEA 5000 Future...
28 Mar 2018
DMTC launches space surveillance project
The Defence Materials Technology Centre (DMTC) has commenced work on a project aiming to improve the speed, safety and fuel consumption of Navy vessel...
28 Mar 2018
New inquiry underway into veteran compensation
The government has ordered a Productivity Commission inquiry into the system of compensation and rehabilitation for veterans. ...
28 Mar 2018
Defence prime sets up field hospital in South Sudan
A team led by Leidos has transported supplies across three continents to help set up a field hospital in South Sudan. ...
28 Mar 2018
Defence sustainment reporting needs more transparency: JCPAA
Defence’s financial reporting on sustainment must become more transparent and use “plain language”, the joint committee of public accounts and a...
28 Mar 2018
Workplace transition of military staff entering civil life needs fixing: WithYouWithMe
The trend whereby defence personnel leaving the forces end up as shocking statistics in terms of their unemployment and underemployment rate needs an ...
27 Mar 2018
Adelaide SME secures funding from US defence prime
Adelaide-based start-up telecommunications company Myriota has closed a US$15 million Series A funding round, with US prime Boeing leading the group o...
27 Mar 2018
Primes partner for ground-based air defence
Rheinmetall and Raytheon have joined forces to deliver a ground-based air defence solution to the German armed forces. ...
27 Mar 2018
Full cycle docking decision set to become political
A draft plan due to be presented to Defence in April could see the defence industry wade through a state v state scenario similar to the LAND 400 Pha...

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