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11 May 2018
SEA 5000 bidder pitches to Australian politicians
The Italian bidder for the $35 billion SEA 5000 project, Fincantieri, has written to all federal members of Parliament to spruik its offering for the ...
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11 May 2018
New ABF Commissioner appointed
Michael Outram APM has been appointed to the position of Commissioner of the Australian Border Force (ABF). ...
14 May 2018
Latest Defence Innovation Hub contracts released
Two NSW businesses and a Victorian company have been awarded contracts through the Defence Innovation Hub to further develop innovative technologies ...
14 May 2018
Task Force recognised for gallantry
Members of the 1st Australia Task Force (Forward) and associated units deployed to Area of Operations SURFERS during the Battles of Fire Support Bases...
15 May 2018
Naval Shipbuilding College cost blowout
Just six weeks after commencing official operations, the cost of the first phase of the government’s Naval Shipbuilding College hasincreased to 2.5 ...
15 May 2018
Labor sounds the alarm on OPV contract
Just days after Offshore Patrol Vessel designer Lürssen announced months of negotiations with Austal failed to produce an arrangement to include the ...
17 May 2018
Exercise Bersama Shield wraps up
The Australian Defence Force took to the sea and skies of Malaysia and Singapore to enhance interoperability and strengthen the relationships of the F...
17 May 2018
Bendigo-built Army vehicles arrive in Japan
The latest tranche of Australian-built Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicles has arrived in Japan this week. ...
17 May 2018
Cyber centre announces new CEO
The Australian Cyber Security Research Centre (CSRC), a not-for-profit company dedicated to promoting industry investment into cyber security resear...
17 May 2018
Navantia Australia opens international office
Navantia Australia has opened its first international office in Singapore as part of its strategy to export Australian naval capability. ...
23 May 2018
Counter-IED equipment delivered to Defence
L3 Micreo has delivered the first batch of the new SILVERSHIELD vehicle-mounted counter-improvised explosive device (IED) force protection systems to ...
22 May 2018
Australia ally upgrades radars of navy frigates
Two Philippine Navy frigates will have the Saab Sea Giraffe AMB naval radar systems installed, after the US agreed to export the system under a foreig...
22 May 2018
Counterterrorism efforts face challenges as terrorist groups target Indo-Pacific
As al-Qaeda (AQ) and Daesh look to further establish their presences in the Indo-Pacific region, a report from think tank Australian Strategic Policy...
22 May 2018
A French-led lithium revolution for Australia
Naval Group’s recently released Australian Industry Plan gave the strongest indication yet that Australia’s Future Submarines will be powered by l...
22 May 2018
Underwater battlespace entering 'one of the most exciting times': Capt Tim Green RN
With 25 years of service in the Royal Navy under his belt, Captain Tim Green is well versed in the changing world of the underwater battlespace. Defen...
23 May 2018
SA innovators secure scholarships under space initiative
Five South Australians space innovators have been awarded $20,000 each in scholarships that will see them travel overseas for further study as part of...
24 May 2018
Submissions sought for inquiry into veteran compensation and rehabilitation
Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester has called on veterans to put forward submissions for the Productivity Commission inquiry into compen...
25 May 2018
Navy frigate seizes over $300m of narcotics
Two hauls of illegal narcotics valued at $315.4 million* have been seized by HMAS Warramunga, following boarding operations in international waters of...
28 May 2018
DST Group inks electronic warfare agreement with leading EW prime
Raytheon and the Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group will work collaboratively to develop and prototype advanced electronic warfare capabilitie...
29 May 2018
Air Commodore to take part in new body aimed at boosting financial literacy
Air Commodore Robert Brown AM, independent chairman of the Australian Defence Force Financial Services Consumer Centre, will take part in a new body a...

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