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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...
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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...
13 Jul 2017
Defence sustainment monitoring and reporting must improve: ANAO
A range of specific operational problems are detracting from the efficient and effective sustainment of defence capability and Defence must improve it...
13 Jul 2017
Defence and industry initiative could transform government procurement and planning
A Defence and industry initiative has been put forward as a model for government to use to improve and integrate procurement and project planning, a...
13 Jul 2017
WA SMEs impressed by OPV tenderer
Small and medium enterprises from Western Australia have been left impressed after meeting with a high level delegation from one of the companies te...
13 Jul 2017
Cirrus MD on Defence attitude to Australian technology sector
Cirrus managing director Peter Freed has highlighted some of the shifting policies on the part of Australian defence agencies around developing closer...
12 Jul 2017
QLD company in the prime of its life
A Queensland-based company and F-35 supplier has achieved two important milestones, with two of the world’s largest global defence companies. ...
12 Jul 2017
Drowning in tiers: Understanding capability gaps in the Future Submarine Project
Since the Future Submarine Project came into being, classification of primes, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and the development of Australia’...
12 Jul 2017
OPV tenderer forging Australian connections
A high level delegation from one of the companies tendering for the Offshore Patrol Vessels project has arrived in Australia to meet with key members ...
12 Jul 2017
Aus DoD awards improvised explosive device contract
A Queensland-based company has secured a contract from the Australian Department of Defence (DoD) for its REDWING counter-improvised explosive device...
12 Jul 2017
Defence health projects gaining traction
Following the release of the request for tender for Phase 3 of the Deployable Health Capability (DHC) project, JP 2060, the Department of Defence has...
12 Jul 2017
Balance technical and ex-service hires: Electrotech MD
The optimum way of ensuring the right balance for SMEs in terms of sourcing technical specialists and ex-service personnel is to adopt a flexible appr...
12 Jul 2017
US Army makes leaps and bounds
The US Army has awarded a contract for a new training system and has had its first entry fixed-wing class graduate from flight training. ...
11 Jul 2017
No preferential treatment for SA: Hamilton-Smith
South Australia’s Minister for Defence Industries has squashed claims SA has been dealt the best hand for the distribution of naval shipbuilding pro...
11 Jul 2017
Labor flags change back to traditional defence portfolio
Australia appointed its first Defence Industry Minister in 2016, but opposition spokesman for defence Richard Marles has questioned the value of this...
11 Jul 2017
Naval company continues national expansion
A global shipbuilder and defence prime contractor has opened its latest office in Australia as part of its expansion efforts. ...
11 Jul 2017
Hypersonic flight tests successful
The Defence, Science and Technology (DST) Group and US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) have successfully completed experimental hypersonic fligh...
11 Jul 2017
Software, digital innovation benefits military simulation companies: Cirrus
Peter Freed, managing director of Cirrus Real Time Processing Systems, has pinpointed some key benefits for companies specialising in offering militar...
10 Jul 2017
Australia opens Future Submarine office in France
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has opened Australia’s Future Submarine Office in Cherbourg, France in the presence of the French Minister of the A...

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