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24 Apr 2018
ALP throws support behind Aus defence industry, inspired by Israel
Opposition spokesman for defence Richard Marles has tipped the Labor Party to fully support the ongoing development of Australia's defence industry. ...
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24 Apr 2018
Deeper defence co-operation with Germany being realised: Turnbull
Australia's selection of two German companies to undertake key Defence projects is strengthening its relationship and export opportunities between the...
24 Apr 2018
Future Frigates decision won't be revisited under Labor
The Labor Party has called on the federal government to mandate the build of the Future Frigates be done by a "truly Australian company". ...
24 Apr 2018
Australian unions sign agreement with SEA 5000 contender
A Principles Agreement that would revitalise manufacturing, build Australia’s sovereign shipbuilding capability and secure highly skilled jobs for t...
24 Apr 2018
OPV decision a failure of rationale: Marles
Shadow defence minister Richard Marles has slammed the government for failing to "develop a proper rationale for an Australian defence industry" in th...
23 Apr 2018
Politicians push for all navy ships to be built by Australian companies
Senate crossbenchers have proposed a new law that would ensure all Australian naval vessels be built in Australia by Australian companies. ...
23 Apr 2018
Up to 223 jobs to go at ASC by June
Despite claims from the government that the naval shipbuilding "valley of death" is over, ASC will shed over 200 jobs by June as the Air Warfare Destr...
23 Apr 2018
Defence Industrial Capability Plan launched
The long-awaited Defence Industrial Capability Plan, heralded as the "long-term vision and roadmap for Australian defence industry" has been released ...
23 Apr 2018
Scholarships awarded to Australian STEM students
Defence company Northrop Grumman, in partnership with ViaSat and Optus, has awarded two rural students $31,500 scholarships to study at the Australia...
23 Apr 2018
Australian Defence Export Office opens
A key pillar of the recently released Defence Export Strategy has come to fruition, with Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne opening the new De...
23 Apr 2018
Australian soldier identified after 101 years
The identity of a World War I Australian soldier previously recorded incorrectly as an illegal absentee has been confirmed by Minister for Defence Pe...
20 Apr 2018
TAFE SA partners with France to develop SEA 1000 workforce
TAFE SA has partnered with French public vocational education and training provider, AFPA, to train the Australian workers that will work on Australia...
20 Apr 2018
Saab signs OPV SAS and EOS 500 contract
Australia's future Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) will be powered by Saab's Situational Awareness System (SAS) and fitted with Saab's EOS 500 (electro...
20 Apr 2018
RFIs open for Future Submarine equipment and services
Naval Group, designer of Australia's Future Submarines, has released more Requests for Information (RFIs) to Australian industry for the $50-billion ...
20 Apr 2018
First Type 26 vessel progressing
A year into production of the UK's Royal Navy Type 26 vessel, the first fully constructed units of the Type 26's first of class, GLASGOW, have been jo...
20 Apr 2018
RAAF Base celebrates 75 years of operation
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Base East Sale has celebrated 75 years of operation. ...
20 Apr 2018
Adelaide class frigates sale discussions ongoing
Talks around the potential sale of Australia's Adelaide Class FFG frigates to Poland continued this week at the Defence Services Asia 2018 event. ...
19 Apr 2018
Consolidation of SPO and enabling services ‘a work in progress’
The review and reform of Defence's Systems Program Offices (SPO), one of the most substantial changes included in the First Principles Review (FPR), i...
19 Apr 2018
Israeli weapons manufacturers targeted by protesters
A new petition has been launched demanding French insurance giant AXA Insurance divest from Israeli defence company, Elbit Systems. ...
19 Apr 2018
Australian steel companies partner with SEA 5000 bidder
BlueScope and Liberty OneSteel will supply more than 48,000 tonnes of Australian steel for Australia's nine future frigate vessels if BAE Systems secu...

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