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5 Jun 2018
Australia chosen as base for solar-powered drone
Wyndham airfield in Western Australia has been chosen as the first base site for Airbus’ solar-powered Zephyr unmanned aircraft. ...
5 Jun 2018
Babcock awarded ISO certification
Babcock Australia & New Zealand has been formally awarded certification of its asset management capability for complex military assets, under the ...
5 Jun 2018
‘Better ideas’ needed to combat rise of AQ ideology: ASPI
Defeating terrorist groups like al-Qaeda (AQ) and Daesh (ISIS) will require more than military means, a new report from think tank Australian Strategi...
6 Jun 2018
Senate inquiry calls for bans on political donations from defence companies
A new report from a Senate inquiry has called on the government to implement sweeping bans on political donations from multibillion-dollar industries,...
7 Jun 2018
Australia and Indonesia discuss defence and security challenges
Australia and Indonesia are working towards a stronger defence relationship, with an increased bilateral and regional information sharing commitment i...
7 Jun 2018
Thales CEO departs as chair of Ai Group Defence Council
Northrop Grumman Australia CEO Ian Irving has been appointed as chair of the Ai Group Defence Council National Executive, stepping up from the deputy...
7 Jun 2018
WA company delivers VHF systems to overseas military
Perth’s Barrett Communications has completed a contract worth $7 million for tactical VHF equipment. ...
8 Jun 2018
UNSW Canberra CubeSat set for launch
The University of New South Wales (UNSW) Canberra Space Centre’s state-of-the-art CubeSat is undergoing the final testing phase before its planned l...
18 Jun 2018
Defence sector to embrace blockchain technology
Defence and aerospace companies across the globe are gearing up to integrate blockchain technology into their corporate systems within the next three ...
18 Jun 2018
State government puts up funding for defence SMEs
In a bid to win national and international work, the Victorian state government is offering up to $50,000 in assistance to local small and medium size...
19 Jun 2018
C-130J FuT enters service for RAAF
The Royal Australian Air Force has accepted a new C-130J Fuselage Trainer (FuT) from CAE. ...
19 Jun 2018
AIR 7003 contender secures first export customer for new UAS
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed a $600 million agreement with the German Defence Ministry to lease its Heron TP medium-altitude long-endu...
20 Jun 2018
Australia launches first Robotics Roadmap
The first Robotics Roadmap, pioneered by the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision in partnership with defence, manufacturing and healthcare industries...
20 Jun 2018
New apprentices join ASC West
ASC’s West Australian submarine maintenance and upgrade facility has welcomed four new apprentices to its ranks. ...
20 Jun 2018
IAI partners with industry for Canadian project
L3 MAS, a division of L3 Technologies, has partnered with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to form Team Artemis to offer the Artemis unmanned aerial ...
21 Jun 2018
Chief Defence Scientist departs
Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky has announced that he will be leaving Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group to take up the appointment o...
21 Jun 2018
Victorian SME lands two Innovation Hub contracts
The latest round of innovation contracts have been awarded to Australian industry, with the Australian Army partnering with the Defence Innovation Hub...
21 Jun 2018
Swedish submarines relaunched after mid-life upgrades
Sweden’s Gotland Class submarine has been relaunched and is now ready to start sea trials following a mid-life upgrade, with the new technology a pr...
10 Aug 2018
Ex-HMAS Darwin set for one last mission as Tassie dive site
After long and distinguished service in the Royal Australian Navy, decommissioned vessel ex-HMAS Darwin will receive a new lease on life as a dive wre...
6 Sep 2018
Australian Army air defence makes the grade
Saab Australia has achieved a major milestone in receiving US certification for the update to the Australian Army’s short range air defence system t...

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