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16 Feb 2017
Adapting to a new security and policy environment
With the emergence of cyber security threats, terrorist actions, fragile states and diminished rule of law in some parts of the world, Australia’s s...
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15 Feb 2017
Dawn of the entrepreneurial scientist: CSIRO
The CSIRO is talking up the value of what it terms ‘the entrepreneurial scientist’, noting that a good team must have this type of researcher in i...
15 Feb 2017
Australia-US alliance still strong
Newly appointed US Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne had their first phone call last week, showing ...
15 Feb 2017
RAAF Red Flag 17-1 concludes
After three weeks in Nevada, RAAF personnel have concluded Exercise Red Flag 17-1. ...
14 Feb 2017
SMEs urged to change strategy to benefit from links with academia
The CSIRO has called on small to medium enterprises active in Defence and academia to dramatically adjust the way in which they approach research inst...
14 Feb 2017
Government outlines Defence industry achievements since 2016
After just over half a year since the Turnbull government’s re-election in July 2016, Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has outlined al...
14 Feb 2017
Investment in Australian talent crucial to Defence’s future
BAE Systems Australia CEO Glynn Phillips has argued  that a continued investment in skills and education for Australian workers is needed to deliver ...
13 Feb 2017
US Raptors arrive in Northern Territory
A squadron of United States Air Force (USAF) F-22 Raptors arrived in Australia on Friday ahead of the first Enhanced Air Cooperation (EAC) activity u...
13 Feb 2017
NT aims to secure defence projects
The Northern Territory government is establishing a team in Canberra to lobby the federal government and the US for defence industry spending. ...
13 Feb 2017
Piaggio Aerospace to appear at Avalon Airshow
Italian multinational aerospace manufacturing company Piaggio Aerospace has announced it will participate in this year’s Avalon Airshow in Geelong....
13 Feb 2017
Australia to save 25% on JSF under new Trump deal
Minister for Defence Industry Christoper Pyne has confirmed a 25 per cent reduction in price of the Joint Strike Fighters (JSF) from 2014. ...
11 Feb 2017
Australia sells Thales Bushmaster vehicles to Fiji
Australia has sold 10 refurbished Thales Bushmaster protected mobility vehicles to Fiji to support their United Nations (UN) peacekeeping missions in...
11 Feb 2017
NIOA completes Site Acceptance Testing of LVS2
Australasia’s largest privately-owned supplier of small arms and ammunition NIOA has successfully completed Site Acceptance Testing of the LVS2 Nex...
10 Feb 2017
Submarine project jeopardised by SA power supply
The future of Australia’s submarine and naval shipbuilding projects are at risk because of unreliable energy supply in South Australia, said Ministe...
10 Feb 2017
Support rising for Defence Industrial Capability Plan
Speaking at an event in Canberra on Monday, Kate Louis from the Defence Industry Policy Division said the industry has shown its support for the deve...
10 Feb 2017
Creating and defining sovereign capabilities essential for industry future
Determining what sovereign capabilities are, and how to better invest in them, is essential for the development and success of the industry, said CEO ...
9 Feb 2017
Naval Shipbuilding Plan release imminent
The plan that will bring together all of the elements of the government’s continuous naval shipbuilding strategy will be released “imminently”, ...
9 Feb 2017
IDC signs agreement with WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
The Indigenous Defence Consortium (IDC) has signed a strategic relationship agreement with leading engineering professional services consulting firm W...
9 Feb 2017
Disruptive technology key to industry’s future success
Speaking at a conference in Canberra, BAE Systems Australia CEO Glynn Phillips said the relevance of innovation and ‘disruptive technology’ is sig...
9 Feb 2017
Defence industry pushes for more Australian exports
Australia needs to break out of its ‘modest mindset’ and endeavour to become a global player in defence export, according to Minister for Defence...

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