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rmit vice chancellor and president  martin bean cbe with students from the three teams and staff at the airbus exhibition
4 Mar 2017
RMIT trifecta represents Australia in global aviation innovation competition
Aerospace engineering students from RMIT University in Melbourne are flying the green and gold in the 2017 Airbus Fly Your Ideas competition. ...
f  s make historical arrival in australia
3 Mar 2017
F-35s make historical arrival in Australia
The first two RAAF F-35A Joint Strike Fighters (JSFs) touched down in Australia for the first time ever at the Avalon International Airshow on Friday....
3 Mar 2017
$10m capital investment in defence at Bankstown completed
Manufacturer of advanced carbon fibre composites Quickstep Holdings announced that the company has completed the planned $10 million capital expansion...
3 Mar 2017
Engineering support service company launches Ops Cell in Adelaide
Leading engineering support services organisation Babcock has launched the National Air Operations Cell in Adelaide and is looking to partner with the...
3 Mar 2017
Department of Defence announces facility upgrades
The Department of Defence has announced plans to invest $75 million upgrading infrastructure at the Australian Signals Directorate buildings in Canbe...
2 Mar 2017
Australian innovators clean up at Avalon Awards
Four Australian innovators have been awarded Aerospace Australia Industry Innovation Awards at Avalon Airshow 2017. ...
2 Mar 2017
Leonardo sets its sights on defence capabilities and business expansion
Land and naval defence electronics company Leonardo is looking to secure more defence opportunities within Australia. ...
2 Mar 2017
Australian defence industry leadership urged to pinpoint local requirements
The Australian defence industry management has been called upon to formulate in greater detail exactly what it needs from its local stakeholders to ef...
1 Mar 2017
Aviation/Aerospace Australia signs MoC with Victorian defence group
A new partnership aimed at maximising collaboration and strengthening links between military and commercial aviation suppliers was signed into effect...
1 Mar 2017
F-35 program chief aims for JSF price drop
With accelerated production on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) project, Australia could end up paying US$80 million per aircraft. ...
1 Mar 2017
Prime launches online JSF information portal
An online information portal to promote Australian defence industry to the world has been launched by defence, security and aerospace company BAE Sys...
1 Mar 2017
NSW defence industry targets growth at Avalon
With defence investment at an all-time high in Australia, the NSW defence industry is at Avalon Airshow in the hopes of promoting the state’s aerosp...
28 Feb 2017
Rheinmetall shortlists Victoria and Queensland for LAND 400 work
Rheinmetall Defence Australia has announced that Victoria and Queensland have been shortlisted as possible sites for the company’s military vehicle ...
28 Feb 2017
Multinational secures board appointment of Australian defence stalwart
Former chief executive of Lockheed Martin Australia and New Zealand Rear Admiral Raydon Gates (retired) has been appointed as non-executive director...
28 Feb 2017
Team Reaper industry partnership launches at Avalon
Leading manufacturer of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) launched their industry partnership for...
28 Feb 2017
Firm awarded $14.5m RAAF contract
Defence services and training systems provider CAE has been awarded a $14.5 million contract by the Australian government for the Royal Australian Ai...
28 Feb 2017
EA-18G Growler arrives in Australia
The first EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft for the Royal Australian Air Force has been welcomed on Australian soil. ...
28 Feb 2017
Australian shipbuilder to employ 100 new apprentices
Australian shipbuilder Austal will recruit and employ more than 100 new apprentices in the next seven months, as it increases its workforce to build n...
28 Feb 2017
Australian aircraft designer wins 2017 Lawrence Hargrave Award
John Corby has won the prestigious biennial Lawrence Hargrave Award of the Royal Aeronautical Society Australian Division for 2017. ...
28 Feb 2017
Navies training off the WA coast
More than 17 ships and aircraft are descending on the Western Australian coast for one of the largest maritime warfare exercises held by the Royal Aus...

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