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8 Jan 2021
MAJGEN Pearce completes tenure as Force Commander UN in Cyprus
Defence Minister, Linda Reynolds CSC has congratulated Major General Cheryl Pearce following two years as the Force Commander, United Nations Force i...
7 Jan 2021
Wargaming supports sharpening of Defence planning, decision making skills
Wargaming is a concept as old as warfare itself. Despite the advent of powerful simulation and artificial intelligence supported technologies testing ...
7 Jan 2021
BAE Systems secures rapid response counter measures US Navy contract
BAE Systems received a US$4 million contract from the US Navy to conduct a quick-turnaround demonstration of a new radio frequency countermeasure (RFC...
7 Jan 2021
DARPA selects teams to capture potable water from air
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded five contracts and selected one government partner to develop technology to captu...
7 Jan 2021
Northrop Grumman completes Global Hawk modernisation
Northrop Grumman has successfully completed the first flight for the Global Hawk Ground Station Modernisation Program (GSMP) at Edwards Air Force Ba...
6 Jan 2021
Shipbuilders commence construction of fourth Arafura class
Luerssen Australia and Civmec have celebrated the commencement of construction and welding of steel for the fourth of 12 OPVs for the Royal Australia...
6 Jan 2021
Round two QLD Defence and Aerospace Industry Development Fund now open
The Queensland government has announced the second round of the Defence and Aerospace Industry Development Fund is open for small-to-medium enterpri...
6 Jan 2021
Australia concludes support of International Maritime Security Construct
The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has concluded its contribution to the International Maritime Security Construct (IMSC) in the Middle East region. ...
6 Jan 2021
South Korean Navy launches LPX-II aircraft carrier program
The Republic of Korea Navy (ROK-N) has officially confirmed the launch of the LPX-II aircraft carrier program, finalising the design details and budge...
5 Jan 2021
Innovation to support Hunter class frigates
BAE Systems Australia’s shipbuilding business has selected four Australian companies to help fast track world-leading manufacturing processes follow...
5 Jan 2021
US DSCA approves Apache FMS sale to Kuwait
The US State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the government of Kuwait of AH-64E Apache Helicopters a...
5 Jan 2021
International military training to resume in 2021
Defence has confirmed that the Australian Defence College will resume limited international training for foreign military partners in 2021, with the ...
5 Jan 2021
US Air Force launches Exercise Black Flag to prepare for future fight
General Mark Kelly has signed Commander of Air Combat Command (COMACC) Plan 21 effectively formalising the 53rd Wing’s Large Force Test Events into...
4 Jan 2021
Top 5 – Defence Connect’s best Key Enabler, Analysis stories
2020 was a big year for both Australia and the globe, with great power competition, pandemics and economic, political and strategic chaos the flavour ...
4 Jan 2021
Navy takes part in virtual warfare exercise
HMAS Parramatta has tested tactical and operational elements of sea combat during a week-long virtual naval warfare exercise. ...
4 Jan 2021
Thales, Damen partner to build new German frigate
Damen Naval Shipbuilding and Thales signed a €1.5 billion contract for the delivery and full integration of Thales’s Mission and Combat System for...
31 Dec 2020
Top 5 – Defence Connect’s best Intel, Cyber & Multi-domain stories
2020 was a big year for Defence and defence industry, with major projects progressing across the three branches. In this top five, we will cover the m...
31 Dec 2020
PODCAST: Top 5 – Defence Connect’s best Land and Amphibious stories
2020 was a big year for Defence and defence industry, with major projects kicking off across the three branches. In this top five, we will cover the m...
31 Dec 2020
General Atomics completes static testing of MQ-9B SkyGuardian Wing Structure
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc (GA-ASI) recently completed Full-Scale Static (FSS) testing on the MQ-9B Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) win...
31 Dec 2020
Airbus primes FCAS Low Observability and leads New Generation Fighter in Spain
Spanish industry has signed the initial framework contract of the Future Combat Air System’s (FCAS) demonstrator phase, confirming Airbus as the lea...

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