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15 Mar 2018
Australia deepens defence ties with Vietnam
As tensions over the South China Sea continue to rise, Vietnam has made moves to enhance its defence ties with Australia. ...
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14 Mar 2018
Army welcomes Boxer CRV acquisition
The official announcement that Rheinmetall secured the $5.2 billion LAND 400 Phase 2 contract, which will see the Australia’s ASLAV fleet replaced b...
14 Mar 2018
LAND 400 decision a betrayal: Victoria
On the back of the LAND 400 Phase 2 announcement that will see the Army’s new CRVs constructed in Queensland, Victoria’s state government has accu...
14 Mar 2018
Queensland company develops VR technology for pilots
Australia’s Ryan Aerospace has developed helicopter simulator control hardware to help train pilots in the art of vertical reference and long line o...
14 Mar 2018
SME office launch emphasises collaboration and industry’s contribution to capability
A defence consulting SME has opened its first permanent office, with the aim of creating an ‘SME hub’ for Defence and industry partners. ...
14 Mar 2018
Australian engineers unite for Future Frigate 3D modelling
Forty-four Australian engineers and designers have begun work on a 3D digital model course looking at electricity, structural and outfitting desig...
14 Mar 2018
Austal awards five-year logistics contract
Australian shipbuilder Austal has awarded a five-year contract to one of the world’s largest third-party logistics providers, C.H. Robinson, for fre...
14 Mar 2018
LAND 400 Phase 2 decision revealed
After months of anticipation, Defence Connect can reveal that Rheinmetall Australia has been selected as the successful tenderer for the hotly-contes...
13 Mar 2018
Australia moves up defence exporter list
The latest Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) report looking at trends in international arms transfers has seen Australia move u...
13 Mar 2018
Breath of fresh air for Australian submariners
QinetiQ has partnered with the CSIRO on a groundbreaking project where advanced crystal technology will be applied to see submarines stay submerged l...
13 Mar 2018
High-security IT lifecycle centre opens in Canberra
A new IT lifecycle services centre designed for the federal government and Defence has officially opened in Canberra. ...
13 Mar 2018
New report reveals fate of HMAS AE1
HMAS AE1, Australia’s first submarine, was most likely lost during an underwater operation off the coast of Papua New Guinea as it returned to Rabau...
13 Mar 2018
Aus-UK alliance stands strong as SEA 5000 decision looms
As the UK’s Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Sutherland visits Australia during its seven-month deployment in the Indo-Pacific, the federal government...
12 Mar 2018
WA SME eyes SEA 5000 sub-contract with German agreement
Western Australia’s IKAD Engineering has signed an agreement with Germany’s Schoenrock Hydraulik Marine Systems to build components for naval ves...
12 Mar 2018
No new defence agreement underway with US: Turnbull
Over the weekend, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull confirmed Australia would be spared by US President Donald Trump’s new steel and aluminium tariffs...
12 Mar 2018
Army delivers supplies to flooded areas of north Queensland
Two Australian Army MRH-90 Taipan helicopter crews delivered supplies to a group of school children and adults on Friday afternoon following major f...
12 Mar 2018
Trashing the reputation of Collins a political mistake
As Parliament debates the pros and cons of having a bipartisans defence agreement, a South Australian Liberal senator has lamented his party's role in...
9 Mar 2018
Industry alliance signed in western Sydney
Western Sydney’s Thomas Global Systems has formalised its alliance with Safran Group as the companies work towards supporting high-end defence and r...
9 Mar 2018
Australia and New Zealand defence ministers host talks
Minister for Defence Marise Payne and her New Zealand counterpart Ron Mark have met for the annual Australia-New Zealand Defence Ministers’ Meeting ...
9 Mar 2018
Warramunga’s drugs seizures total $1.47bn
Record amounts of narcotics have been seized by HMAS Warramunga’s crew on Operation MANITOU. ...

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