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28 Jul 2020
RAAF Poseidon sustainment contract adds value, additional jobs for SA
Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price has announced a new sustainment contract to support an additional 40 jobs at RAAF Base Edinburgh to support th...
28 Jul 2020
DST enhances research collaboration ties with Aussie universities
Chief Defence Scientist Tanya Monro has ratified a new partnership arrangement with Australia’s university sector, the Defence Science Partnerships ...
27 Jul 2020
Op-Ed: Foundations for the future – US Marines still call the Pacific home
The US Marines have a proud history of operating in the Pacific, from the shores of Guadalcanal to the black sand beaches of Iwo Jima, and while the g...
27 Jul 2020
Australia steps up regional presence, but more is needed: Strategic policy experts
Australia has made waves in recent weeks, not only questioning Beijing’s territorial claims in the South China Sea, but also stepping up the deploym...
27 Jul 2020
DroneShield lands order from European ministry of defence
Sydney-based DroneShield has announced an order placed from a significant European military for the company’s RadarZero portable counter-drone syste...
27 Jul 2020
WA-based radio comms firm welcomes ministerial visit
Barrett Communications recently hosted Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price on a visit to the company’s head office in Bibra Lake, Western ...
27 Jul 2020
Navy’s Innovation Excellence Award results in a tie
Established in recent years, the Annual Chief of Navy Innovation Excellence Award is intended to encourage and recognise the natural innovative talen...
27 Jul 2020
South Australia’s 3SECFOR adjusts for social distancing
Members of RAAF Base Edinburgh’s No. 3 Security Forces (3SECFOR) have detailed the impact of social distancing restrictions on their training and op...
27 Jul 2020
RAAF personnel, aircraft to join RIMPAC in Guam
Over 150 RAAF personnel, as well as a host of service aircraft, have deployed to the US territory of Guam to take part in joint exercises involving th...
24 Jul 2020
Program milestone for Navy's new patrol boats
The National Shipbuilding Program has reached a milestone in the $350 million Cape Class patrol boat project with the laying of the keel on the firs...
24 Jul 2020
Former DIO chief to join Rafael Australia
Retired Major General Maurie McNarn has joined the Rafael Australia team as manager (strategic relationships). ...
24 Jul 2020
Resilience on display at HMAS Penguin dive school
The best of the RAN’s signature resilience was on display at HMAS Penguin, as a small group of senior officers observed Clearance Diver Aptitude Ass...
24 Jul 2020
DroneShield secures US Air Force contract for C-UAS capability
Sydney-based DroneShield has announced a US$200,000 contract to provide the US Air Force with multiple units of the company’s DroneSentry counter-dr...
24 Jul 2020
ONR Global, UNSW explore human‐machine interface
Researchers from the Sydney’s UNSW are finding ways to increase the capability of human‐machine co-operation, with a host of real-world defence a...
24 Jul 2020
BAE Systems to produce long range artillery guidance system
BAE Systems has been awarded a US$33 million, multi-year contract from the US Army to further develop its Long Range Precision Guidance Kit (LR-PGK) ...
23 Jul 2020
US INDOPACOM requests Aegis Ashore for America’s fortress in the Pacific
Admiral Philip Davidson, Chief of the US Indo-Pacific Command, has requested the deployment of the Aegis Ashore system to Guam by 2026 as part of the ...
23 Jul 2020
Advanced Air Defence Simulator contract extension awarded
Defence has signed a $7 million contract extension with BAE Systems Australia to support the Advanced Air Defence Simulator (AADS) in Adelaide for ano...
23 Jul 2020
Thousands register interest with Naval Shipbuilding College
Over 3,000 potential shipbuilders have signed up to the workforce register tied to the Naval Shipbuilding College program, according to program direct...
23 Jul 2020
Trilateral passage to RIMPAC ties RAN, USN, JMSDF fleets
Three of the countries participating in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) – Australia, Japan and the US – are currently conducting a trilateral...
23 Jul 2020
Elite UK Royal Marines Commando unit created to shape the future force
A select group of the UK Royal Marines Commandos have been brought together to form a new Vanguard Strike Company to shape how the Royal Marines Comm...

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