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23 Jan 2017
Australian SME selected for Virgin Galactic’s human spaceflight systems
While most small companies were taking a break over Christmas, Brisbane-based Absolute Data Group (ADG) was busy training Virgin Galactic staff in usi...
executives and sme owners take part in exercise boss lift
23 Jan 2017
Executives and SME owners take part in Exercise Boss Lift 2017
The Department of Defence has taken 19 executives and small business owners from across the ACT, NSW and southern Queensland out to participate in E...
23 Jan 2017
South Australia sets 10-year defence strategy
The South Australian government has a clear vision for the future of defence in the state – to drive sustainable defence industry growth and att...
20 Jan 2017
New contract signed for RAAF MRTTs
In a second announcement in as many days, Northrop Grumman Integrated Defence Services has signed an agreement with Air France Industries KLM Engineer...
20 Jan 2017
ASC appoints Risk Decisions to boost risk management
Australia’s leading naval shipbuilder and submarine organisation, ASC Pty Ltd, has appointed Risk Decisions as its new risk management partner.  ...
20 Jan 2017
Defence industry survey ending soon
Time is running out for defence industry SMEs to complete the Defence Industrial Capability Assessment 2016 Company Survey. ...
19 Jan 2017
Northrop Grumman IDS partners with Lufthansa Technik
Northrop Grumman Integrated Defence Services, a fully-owned Australian subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation, has signed an agreement with Luftha...
19 Jan 2017
Major research link with submarine project
Flinders University and four of France’s leading graduate schools of engineering have entered into an academic and research co-operation agreement ...
18 Jan 2017
Defence LVC company announces acquisition
Earlier this month, PLEXSYS Interface Products announced the acquisition of the shares of all ImmersaView companies. ...
18 Jan 2017
Government, Defence to push export controls agenda
The Australian government and Defence are readying to shape the basis of a groundbreaking push to advance the nation’s export strategy, based on li...
18 Jan 2017
Australian aeronautical industry attracts global interest
The Australian aeronautical industry is gathering interest across the globe, including exports to the US of almost $1 billion per year. ...
17 Jan 2017
Australian F-35A conducts first in-flight weapons release
One of Australia’s F‐35A aircraft conducted its first ever in‐flight weapons release during an exercise departing from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz...
17 Jan 2017
Naval aviation trials on track
The Royal Australian Navy’s Aircraft Maintenance and Flight Trials Unit (AMAFTU) has a busy 2017 planned, with seven first of class flight trials s...
17 Jan 2017
Signing of the Australia-Japan ACSA
Minister for Defence, Senator Marise Payne, welcomed the signing of the Australia-Japan Acquisition and Cross‑Servicing Agreement (ACSA) in Sydney o...
16 Jan 2017
JSF sets targets for first quarter
The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) is set for another busy year of hitting milestones and preparing for its arrival to Australia in 2018. Here is a list o...
16 Jan 2017
Big contracts win-win for Defence and Australian industry despite key workforce challenges
Large contracts that are part of the Defence Department’s major drive to facilitate comprehensive industrial capability programs will prove to deliv...
16 Jan 2017
Brisbane industrial workforce specialist flags looming Defence manufacturing skills gap
Queensland-based industrial staffing and recruitment firm RPR Trades has highlighted a rapidly widening skills gap that could affect key Defence manuf...
13 Jan 2017
CDIC to underpin core Defence focus on building up sovereign capability
The Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) is set to develop a new framework supporting Defence’s push to build up the nation’s sovereign c...
13 Jan 2017
JSF achieves first Australian Cybersecurity Accreditation
The Australian F‐35A Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program achieved another big milestone last month with the F‐ 35A’s Autonomic Logistics Informat...
13 Jan 2017
Minister Pyne urges industry to complete Defence Industrial Capability Assessment 2016 Company Survey
The Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has encouraged Australian companies with an interest in the Defence sector to complete the Defence...

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