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10 May 2017
Australia collaborates with US and Philippines in major exercise
Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel have deployed to the Philippines for Exercise Balikatan 2017 — an annual exercise hosted by the Armed Force...
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9 May 2017
Shipbuilding alliance calls for policy decisions ahead of looming projects
The Western Australian-based Henderson Alliance has stressed the need for extra policy decisions from the federal government to ensure local content i...
9 May 2017
Australia deepens defence relationship with France
With work on the initial stages of Future Submarine Program (FSP) gearing up, Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne met with General Lauren...
9 May 2017
How drones are changing the nature of warfare
Defence Connect sat down to talk all things drones with Ron Bartsch, president of the Asia-Pacific RPAS Consortium. ...
9 May 2017
DST Group making progress with MRH90 aircraft
Forensic engineers from Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group have been providing advice to ensure the safety of the MRH90 aircraft, following an...
9 May 2017
Australia continues commitment to counter Daesh
Minister for Defence Senator Marise Payne will attend a meeting of defence ministers from the Counter-Daesh Coalition on Tuesday, 9 May to discuss ke...
9 May 2017
Gender equality on the front line
Opportunities for women to serve in combat roles within the Australian Defence Forces was the subject of a public hearing by the treaties committee in...
8 May 2017
WA shipbuilding alliance gaining rapid traction
The Henderson Alliance is making strong headway, with more members and contributing firms getting behind the cause, as well as international shipbuild...
8 May 2017
Tasmania should take inspiration from SA’s approach to defence pitches
Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has said Tasmania and other states should look at how states like South Australia and NSW pitch for def...
8 May 2017
CAE’s near-term plans for Australia
Global flight training specialist CAE is set to ramp up its expansion in the Australian market, strengthening its focus on developing greater engageme...
8 May 2017
Preparation to accommodate Australia's F-35s continues
BAE System’s director of aerospace Steven Drury told Defence Connect that preparations for the F-35 project were well underway at its Willamtown fa...
8 May 2017
New acquisition and sustainment services to support defence
The government has released a request for tender to establish a new panel to replace the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment – Support Services (...
6 May 2017
First Cape Class Patrol Boat officially joins Navy
The first of two Austal-built Cape Class Patrol Boats has formally joined the Royal Australian Navy fleet. ...
5 May 2017
German shipbuilder's Australian expansion plan begins
One of Europe's leading shipbuilders has announced plans to establish an Australian office in the Australian Marine Complex (AMC) in Henderson, Wester...
5 May 2017
The rise of additive manufacturing in defence
The Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group is working with international partners to explore the use of additive manufacturing for the repair and...
5 May 2017
Aviation prime marks 500,000 hours of RAAF work
Boeing Defence Australia has completed its 100th F/A-18A/B Classic Hornet Deeper Maintenance to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). ...
5 May 2017
Focus on single US point of presence, not entire market: advice for Australian SMEs
Oklahoma Department of Commerce Aerospace and Defense Director Vince Howie is strongly advising Australian SMEs and enterprises trying to push into th...
5 May 2017
Hearing on defence projects begins in Canberra
The parliamentary standing committee on public works will hold public hearings in Canberra today to examine three proposed defence projects. ...
4 May 2017
Prime and university partner ahead of anticipated SA job boom
Saab Australia will invest up to $40 million to establish a Defence Institute in partnership with the University of South Australia (UniSA) to prepar...
4 May 2017
Celebrated NASA astronaut backs SA space agency
Retired Australian-born astronaut Andy Thomas has backed calls for a South Australian-based space agency. ...

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