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5 Jul 2017
Aerospace prime secures $582 million project
The federal government has unveiled a $582.5 million project to upgrade the capabilities of the Royal Australia Air Force’s E-7A Wedgetail aircraft,...
defence unveils new research centre
6 Jul 2017
Defence unveils new research centre
The government has launched a $50 million research centre to investigate technology for the Defence Force of the future. ...
7 Jul 2017
Australia welcomes its full fleet of Growlers
Australia has welcomed its final two EA-18G into its Growler electronic attack fleet, with a flypast over RAAF Base Amberley. ...
13 Jul 2017
Aus space industry capabilities under review
Australia is taking one giant leap towards creating its own space industry, with the government announcing a review into the nation’s space capabil...
17 Jul 2017
Increased calls for defence exports
Attorney-General George Brandis has joined the list of politicians calling for increased export opportunities for Australia’s defence industry. ...
18 Jul 2017
Australian GPS technology successfully launched from ISS
Australia’s race to space has gained more traction, with the announcement of the deployment of the Biarri-Point cube satellite from the Internation...
18 Jul 2017
ACT company to protect Defence from cyber threats
Last week’s announcement of the second tranche of Defence Innovation Hub investments revealed one company will seek to develop next-generation quant...
18 Jul 2017
Australia gets Home Affairs office
The Turnbull government has announced the creation of a new office of national intelligence that will see significant reform to domestic security and ...
25 Jul 2017
ADF begins trials to improve pharmaceutical supply chain
An Australian-based company's software has been selected by the Australian Defence Force for two separate trials. ...
28 Jul 2017
Aus-UK defence industry partnership strengthened
Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne and the UK’s Secretary of State for Defence Sir Michael Fallon have held the first ever Aus-UK Minist...
28 Jul 2017
BAE Systems Future Frigates bid backed at AUKMIN
The UK’s Secretary of State for Defence Sir Michael Fallon has backed British company BAE Systems’ bid for Australia’s $35 billion Future Friga...
1 Aug 2017
Naval Group appoints executive director for FSP
The company charged with designing and building Australia’s 12 Future Submarines has appointed an executive director to work with the government on...
2 Aug 2017
Defence SA loses chief executive to Saab
After two years as Defence SA’s chief executive, Andy Keough CSC has left to take up the role of managing director for Saab Australia. ...
2 Aug 2017
European shipbuilder briefs over 600 Aus SMEs
After six industry briefings across Australian cities, a leading German shipbuilder and designer has now shown more than 600 companies how it believes...
3 Aug 2017
ECM specialist company continues Brisbane expansion
L3 Technologies has brought together three of its business arms with the opening of its new facility in Queensland. ...
11 Aug 2017
OPV engines could be built in Australia
Despite many key defence industry leaders identifying naval engine manufacturing as a capability gap in Australia, one Offshore Patrol Vessel tenderer...
11 Aug 2017
Future Frigates Project forges ahead
Navantia has become the second Future Frigates contender to announce it has submitted its bid to the Commonwealth for the $35 billion project. ...
14 Aug 2017
Defence accepts pilot training aircraft
Australia has officially welcomed the first six of its new, cutting-edge training aircraft acquired under AIR 5428. ...
17 Aug 2017
ADF prepares for missile threats
As North Korea continues its threats with intercontinental ballistic missiles, a new research agreement with defence industry has been signed to explo...
22 Aug 2017
Submariners sacrifice memorialised
The Australian Defence Force and the defence industry have marked the 50-year anniversary of the commissioning of the HMAS Platypus submarine base i...

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