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4 Jul 2017
Missile performance effectiveness on the improve: DST Group
Software developed by Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group, known as VIRSuite, is enhancing the analysis, evaluation and development of electro...
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4 Jul 2017
AIDN Northern Territory appoints new CEO
The Northern Territory charter of peak industry association Australian Industry & Defence Network (AIDN) has appointed a new chief executive, eff...
3 Jul 2017
ADF gets $300m boost for chemical weapons protection equipment
The Australian Defence Force (ADF) will receive new protection against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) threats, with Defence com...
3 Jul 2017
Western Sydney and RAAF Base Richmond to become key facilities for prime
With the May announcement of Northrop Grumman’s plans to build a $50 million ‘centre of excellence’ at the new Badgerys Creek airport in wester...
3 Jul 2017
Tech start up builds forecasting capability for national security
Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre (D2D CRC) has launched its first spin off company, Fivecast, which is looking to provide technology wit...
3 Jul 2017
Familiarity with defence culture key: Cirrus
Cirrus Real Time Processing Systems’ managing director Peter Freed has said gaining a sense of familiarity with the defence culture around decision...
30 Jun 2017
Prime set to revitalise Newcastle maritime hub
The NSW government has announced funding to help renew the Fitzroy Street Shipyard slipway to reactivate the Port of Newcastle and the Hunter as a ma...
30 Jun 2017
Future Submarine designer announces new business name
Europe’s largest naval shipbuilder, and the builder of Australia’s Future Submarines, has officially changed its name this week. ...
30 Jun 2017
‘Muddy boots’ on ground best way to boost relationships in defence industry
Electrotech managing director Stephen Renkert has highlighted the unique benefits for SMEs of adopting a “muddy boots” on the ground approach to t...
30 Jun 2017
Queanbeyan company confirms multimillion-dollar US weapons contract
Electro Optic Systems (EOS) has finalised a $170 million contract to supply remote weapon systems products to the US. ...
29 Jun 2017
LAND 400 contender unveils more SME partners
Nine small to medium enterprises (SMEs) across Australia have been chosen as teaming partners for Rheinmetall, if they are selected as the successful ...
29 Jun 2017
Government strengthens local involvement with changes to tender process
The Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has announced changes to the process companies undertake when responding to defence tenders, with a...
29 Jun 2017
Tasmanian maritime industry favoured by OPV tenderer
South Australian and West Australian SMEs have been identified as the front runners for the naval supply chain on the future shipbuilding projects, bu...
29 Jun 2017
NT unveils defence advocate to fight for defence work
The Northern Territory has appointed a former senior defence official as the territory’s first defence and national security advocate. ...
29 Jun 2017
Renewed concerns over 457 visa changes in defence industry
The chief executive of one of Australia’s largest defence companies has expressed concern over the changes to the temporary skilled worker 457 visa....
29 Jun 2017
US approves Aus request for spy planes
The US government has given in-principle approval for Australia to purchase up to five Gulfstream G550 aircraft with modified intelligence, surveillan...
29 Jun 2017
ASX-listed company to commercialise composite technology
Canberra-based homeland security specialist Xtek has announced it has raised capital to commercialise its composites technology. ...
29 Jun 2017
Australia to attend NATO defence meeting
Minister for Defence Marise Payne will attend the Resolute Support session of the NATO Defence Ministers Meeting in Brussels this week. ...
28 Jun 2017
Queensland lands $70m contract
Queensland’s defence industry is set to receive a boost, with Defence awarding a $70 million contract to a prime for the sustainment of the C-17A Gl...
28 Jun 2017
Reputation and pedigree attractive to OPV tenderer
One of the two tenderers partnered with ASC Shipbuilding and Civmec for the SEA 1180 Offshore Patrol Vessel bid has identified facilities and reputati...

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