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19 Jun 2017
Why Odouard accepted CEO role at Xtek
Xtek chief executive Philippe Odouard – who took up the reins of the ASX-listed homeland security equipment provider in October last year – has p...
australian government agencies to get security boost
17 Jun 2017
Australian government agencies to get security boost
Defence and security company Saab has been awarded a contract to enhance security measures at strategic Australian government facilities as part of a ...
17 Jun 2017
Australia and India share expertise on C-17A
A Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) C-17A Globemaster III and crew have conducted a one week visit to their Indian Air Force counterparts. ...
16 Jun 2017
Pyne and Marles trade blows over shipbuilding numbers
The saga of shipbuilding politicisation has continued, with the federal government and opposition in dispute over the valley of death and employment i...
16 Jun 2017
First AWD accepted by Defence
The first Air Warfare Destroyer (Hobart) was provisionally accepted by the government at the Osborne Naval Shipyard in Adelaide. ...
16 Jun 2017
Defence contractor reaches combat system integration work milestone
Raytheon Australia has surpassed 10 million hours of complex combat system integration work, which it says is a first for the Australian industry. ...
16 Jun 2017
SMEs in good position for LAND 400 regardless of build location
As the competition to secure the build site of the 225 Army vehicles for LAND 400 intensifies between Victoria and Queensland, industry experts beli...
16 Jun 2017
Innovation key to enhancing export opportunities
Innovation is certainly a ‘buzzword’ of the Australian defence industry, but it is one that carries a lot of weight and importance. Leaders in the...
16 Jun 2017
AIDN releases policy positions
The Australian Industry & Defence Network (AIDN) has released the first two of its planned series of policy positions as part of its ambitions to...
16 Jun 2017
Defence scientist wins commercialisation award
Defence Science Technology (DST) Group scientist Darryn Smart has won the prestigious Clunies Ross Knowledge Commercialisation Award for developing in...
16 Jun 2017
Veterans skilling and employment program success continues
Nine veterans and three veterans’ family members have completed a specialised training program in Canberra aimed at reskilling veterans and providin...
15 Jun 2017
RAAF simulators networked for training and mission rehearsal
Global provider of flight simulation services CAE recently supported the Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) participation in the Diamond Thunder di...
15 Jun 2017
Australian workers will reach international benchmarks: DCNS
The unveiling of the Naval Shipbuilding Plan last month was met with some criticism, with the plan revealing foreign workers would be needed to help m...
15 Jun 2017
Australia the ideal Asia-Pacific shipbuilding hub
Improving Australia’s defence industry export potential has a been a large focus of the industry and the government since the release of the 2016 De...
15 Jun 2017
Australian company named a top-performing supplier for global prime
A Melbourne-based company has been named in Lockheed Martin Aeronautics’ global top 2 per cent of suppliers for 2016. ...
15 Jun 2017
Academic Centres for Cyber Security Excellence given funding
Two of Australia’s leading universities have been awarded funding to lead the effort to boost Australia’s cyber security capabilities through the...
15 Jun 2017
Deployable health RFT finally released
The long-awaited request for tender (RFT) for the Australian Defence Force Deployable Health Capability (JP2060 Phase 3) has been released, with a clo...
14 Jun 2017
ASX-listed company signs agreement with US government
Xtek has signed an agreement with the US government’s Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) to fabricate and test combat helmets and ...
14 Jun 2017
Redefining manufacturing
The Australian Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) has flagged the defence industry as a key player in redefining manufacturing within Australia. ...
14 Jun 2017
Henderson Alliance continues call for policy change
A West Australian group of 32 defence-focused companies, the Henderson Alliance, is seeking urgent policy change from the federal government ahead ...

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