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24 Sep 2020
BAE Systems unveils first Riptide UUV capability
BAE Systems has officially entered the medium unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) market with the launch of the company’s new Riptide UUV-12 platform....
24 Sep 2020
Air Force training adapts to keep students flying
The Royal Australian Air Force has responded to the limitations imposed by COVID-19 to adapt training and remote learning to ensure pilots and loadma...
24 Sep 2020
US DOD, NASA renew commitment to collaboration
The US Department of Defence has signed a new memorandum of understanding with NASA in an effort to bolster security in aerospace . ...
24 Sep 2020
US to ‘significantly’ downsize military presence in Afghanistan
The US Department of Defence has revealed that it expects fewer than 5,000 troops to remain in Afghanistan by the end of November. ...
24 Sep 2020
UK, US F-35Bs join HMS Queen Elizabeth for major exercise
F-35B Lightning jets from the British Royal Air Force and US Marine Corps (USMC) have left RAF Marham to join the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabet...
23 Sep 2020
World’s rush to limit manufacturing dependence on China presents opportunity
Growing concern about overdependence on easily hindered supply chains has prompted many nations and companies to withdraw their manufacturing faciliti...
23 Sep 2020
Marines establish new littoral capability to counter South China Sea forts
The US Marines have introduced a new littoral regiment designed to directly counter Beijing’s South China Sea island fortresses, with a focus on rap...
23 Sep 2020
Tasmanian SME secures defence export competitiveness grant
Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price has announced that the federal government has awarded a $150,000 grant to a Tasmania-based UAV engine manufact...
23 Sep 2020
RAAF officially accepts 30th F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
The Royal Australian Air Force has formally accepted its 30th F-35A Joint Strike Fighter from Lockheed Martin, as the nation’s fifth-generation figh...
23 Sep 2020
BAE Systems exec joins Austal’s leadership team
The Australian shipbuilding company has announced the appointment of a new chief operating officer to replace Patrick Gregg, who will assume the role ...
23 Sep 2020
All ahead full! Navy DDG stretches legs in full-power trial
One of the Royal Australian Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyers, HMAS Brisbane, has successfully completed a full-power trial, giving the ship...
23 Sep 2020
DST research looks to bring AI, machine learning to the front line
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are reshaping the defence industry and battlefield, and Defence Science and Technology is seeking to lev...
23 Sep 2020
Veteran rolls out product line to support military community
A former member of the Australian Army has launched a new range of military-style nappy bags for parents, in a bid to raise money for veterans in need...
23 Sep 2020
US Navy officially christens newest Virginia Class submarine
In its first ceremony celebrating the US Navy’s newest fast-attack submarine in front of a virtual audience, Huntington Ingalls Industries christe...
22 Sep 2020
US Marines prepare for distributed amphibious warfare ship capabilities
Distributed warfare is emerging as a key focus for the modernisation efforts of US Marine Commandant, General David Berger. At the core of these effor...
22 Sep 2020
ADF launches program to ‘close the gap’ of cyber capabilities
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has officially announced that the launch of the Australian Defence Force Cyber Gap Program is now underway, offering f...
22 Sep 2020
DARPA R&D creates real-time, multi-domain kill webs
Two DARPA-developed technologies – a novel decision aid for mission commanders and a rapid software integration tool – played a critical role in t...
22 Sep 2020
RAAF Spartan airlifters prove airborne operations capabilities
Despite recent revelations regarding the survivability of the Royal Australian Air Force’s C-27J Spartan airlifters, the platform has successfully ...
22 Sep 2020
Young Endeavour provides key links to Navy employment
Minister for Defence Personnel Darren Chester has welcomed news that 57 officers have completed their first at-sea training as Junior Maritime Warfar...
22 Sep 2020
British paratroopers land in Ukraine for joint military exercise
Hundreds of British soldiers have landed in southern Ukraine to participate in the first multinational military exercise in the country since it recei...

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