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19 Jul 2017
Once in a generation opportunity must be leveraged: Marles
The 2016 Defence White Paper provided much optimism and excitement to the defence industry, but opposition spokesman for defence Richard Marles said t...
sme to enter the global supply chain
19 Jul 2017
SME to enter the global supply chain
Adelaide SME Supashock announced a partnership with defence giant Rheinmetall Defence on Monday. Now, the Adelaide SME is looking forward as it prep...
18 Jul 2017
Techstars Adelaide chooses 10 defence start-ups
Ten companies have been selected to take part in an accelerator program to work on a wide range of defence and security related technologies. ...
18 Jul 2017
First Principles Review reforms delayed
Reforms to the management and sustainment of Defence’s capabilities established in the 2015 First Principles Review are likely to take longer than t...
18 Jul 2017
ADF a first mover of the integrated fifth-generation air force
The managing director of one of Australia’s leading defence companies has identified Australia and its Air Force as key players in the world’s dev...
18 Jul 2017
SME appoints new chairman as it poises for growth
Defence electrical systems and C4I provider Cablex has appointed a seasoned executive and adviser as the new chairman to its advisory board. ...
17 Jul 2017
Adelaide SME partners with major prime
South Australian automotive company Supashock has signed an agreement to partner with international prime and defence leader Rheinmetall. ...
17 Jul 2017
Defence forces to respond to terrorist threats under law changes
Changes to Australia’s defence laws will see Australian soldiers deployed to assist local police forces dealing with terrorist threats. ...
17 Jul 2017
Sovereign capability more important than playing the percentages
The highly contentious issue of local industry content percentages in the SEA 1000 Future Submarine Program shows few signs of easing, and key defence...
17 Jul 2017
How TAE became a ‘big SME’
TAE chief executive Andrew Sanderson has outlined some pivotal points of business change as Amberley-based TAE Aerospace transitioned into becoming on...
17 Jul 2017
SA to go it alone with space agency if federal government doesn’t act fast
The South Australian government has said it will push ahead with plans for its own local industry node of a future Australian space agency, blaming th...
17 Jul 2017
Propensity for failure is defence innovation’s Achilles heel
The chief executive and co-founder of Maestrano Stephane Ibos has highlighted key vulnerabilities within defence’s innovation processes as a fundame...
14 Jul 2017
Prime to establish Australian sovereign capability centre
The announcement that Rheinmetall Defence Australia will establish its LAND 400 combat reconnaissance vehicle program in Queensland also revealed it w...
14 Jul 2017
Defence announces over $12m of innovation investments
Australia’s defence forces will have access to ground-breaking technology, with the second tranche of Defence Innovation Hub investments worth $12.3...
14 Jul 2017
Defence can utilise Vic and SA manufacturing skills: Marles
The demise of Australia’s car manufacturing sector has been a cause of concern for many federal and state politicians over the last few years. But...
14 Jul 2017
ANAO says Defence spending data incomplete and unreliable
A report from the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has questioned Defence’s spending data, finding it to be “neither complete nor reliable...
14 Jul 2017
SMEs welcome state ministers' collaboration
A Victorian defence organisation has praised the efforts of Victorian, South Australian and West Australian state ministers in uniting and calling for...
14 Jul 2017
Australia set to upgrade Super Hornets following US approval
The US State Department has approved potential foreign military sales to Australia for F/A-18 Super Hornet upgrades and 120mm tank ammunition, worth a...
14 Jul 2017
Exercise Talisman Sabre heats up
The high-end war-fighting phase of Exercise Talisman Sabre 2017 has begun in central Queensland, with more than 10,000 combat soldiers going into the ...
13 Jul 2017
State rivalries put aside for benefit of naval industry participation
State defence ministers have forgone state rivalries for the sake of Australian industry, penning a letter to a Senate inquiry into the naval shipbuil...

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