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air force declares initial operating capability for the c  j spartan
19 Dec 2016
Air Force declares Initial Operating Capability for the C-27J Spartan
Minister for Defence Marise Payne has announced the achievement of Initial Operating Capability for the RAAF’s fleet of C-27J Spartan aircraft. ...
industry input to shape future capabilities
19 Dec 2016
Industry input to shape future capabilities
The Industry Capability Plan has been set in motion and CDIC are looking for industry input to shape future ADF capabilities and the way Defence works...
19 Dec 2016
Australia launches $50bn future submarine deal
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced that Australia would commit to a $50 billion submarine deal to dramatically enhance the Navy’s reconnaissa...
19 Dec 2016
Prime announces STELaR Lab postgrad student sponsorships
Global innovation and technology company Lockheed Martin has established a funding pool to attract Australia’s top postgraduate student research can...
19 Dec 2016
Naval Shipbuilding Advisory Board members appointed
The Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has announced the appointment of 10 board members to the Naval Shipbuilding Advisory Board, chaire...
16 Dec 2016
CDIC business advisory service to benefit SMEs
A new business advisory service offered by the recently launched Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) looks set to hugely benefit Australian ...
16 Dec 2016
First CH-47F Chinook maintenance training system established in Oakey
The Army Aviation Training Centre in Oakey, Queensland is establishing itself as a CH-47F maintenance training centre of excellence following the deli...
15 Dec 2016
Minister for Defence Industry previews Australia’s lethal future submarines
The Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne visited the DCNS facility in France today to get a better picture of the Shortfin Barracuda submari...
15 Dec 2016
CDIC the gateway to Defence for industry
The freshly unveiled Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) is set to emerge as the long-awaited main access portal for industry to connect wit...
15 Dec 2016
Defence attaches to push Australian defence exports
The role of Australian Defence attaches located around the globe has expanded to include identifying defence market opportunities, assisting Australia...
15 Dec 2016
BAE Systems Australia wraps AIC Showcase in Tasmania
BAE Systems Australia, teaming partner Patria and supply chain partner Saab Australia, have wrapped up their involvement in the CASG Australian Indust...
15 Dec 2016
Rheinmetall proposes military vehicle vision for Australasia
Rheinmetall Defence Australia today announced a proposal to establish a national infrastructure asset for military vehicles in Australia to underpin a...
14 Dec 2016
US Deputy Defense Secretary, Australian Defence Secretary further joint co-operation at Pentagon
US Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work welcomed Australian Defence Secretary Dennis Richardson to the Pentagon overnight, where the two leaders discusse...
14 Dec 2016
Pyne eyes greater connectivity with UK manufacturing giant
Opportunities for Australian defence businesses to better engage with Rolls-Royce’s global supply chain have inched closer to realisation. ...
14 Dec 2016
Prime links virtual training simulators across the globe
Northrop Grumman Australia has successfully linked two Royal Australian Air Force simulators with a Northrop Grumman test lab in the US. ...
14 Dec 2016
Nanotechnology brings new light to night vision
Researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) have ‘accidentally’ discovered a revolutionary night vision aid. ...
14 Dec 2016
Not-for-profit, Prime team up for veteran employment
Defence prime Rheinmetall Defence Australia and not-for-profit veteran organisation Soldier On have partnered up in an effort to offer veterans defenc...
14 Dec 2016
Prime, academic partnership to drive sovereign defence innovation potential
Prime defence contractor BAE Systems Australia has today launched a program to help realise the potential of Australian academic research. ...
13 Dec 2016
South Australian Minister targets Europe
South Australian Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith has set his sights on Europe for defence related trade and investment opportu...
13 Dec 2016
Pyne vs Trump on JSF
Yesterday, President-elect Donald Trump publicly slammed the Joint Strike Fighter on Twitter, saying, “The F-35 program and cost is out of control....

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