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23 May 2018
SA innovators secure scholarships under space initiative
Five South Australians space innovators have been awarded $20,000 each in scholarships that will see them travel overseas for further study as part of...
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24 May 2018
Submissions sought for inquiry into veteran compensation and rehabilitation
Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester has called on veterans to put forward submissions for the Productivity Commission inquiry into compen...
25 May 2018
Navy frigate seizes over $300m of narcotics
Two hauls of illegal narcotics valued at $315.4 million* have been seized by HMAS Warramunga, following boarding operations in international waters of...
28 May 2018
DST Group inks electronic warfare agreement with leading EW prime
Raytheon and the Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group will work collaboratively to develop and prototype advanced electronic warfare capabilitie...
29 May 2018
Air Commodore to take part in new body aimed at boosting financial literacy
Air Commodore Robert Brown AM, independent chairman of the Australian Defence Force Financial Services Consumer Centre, will take part in a new body a...
29 May 2018
MESMER selected for final round of US Special Ops counter-drone competition
Following successful trials, Department 13’s (D13) counter-unmanned aerial systems (UAS) capability, MESMER, has been selected to participate in the...
30 May 2018
BAE partners with SA uni to skill up future shipbuilding workforce
South Australia’s Flinders University has partnered with SEA 5000 contender BAE Systems, and will see its students working with industry to develop...
30 May 2018
UV light research underway to protect ships and marine environment
Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group and the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) are researching the use of ultra-violet light as a me...
30 May 2018
First Pacific Patrol Boat launched
The first of 21 Guardian Class Pacific Patrol Boats to be designed and built by Austal has been launched. ...
31 May 2018
Retired RADM reappointed as university chancellor
Rear Admiral (Ret'’d) Kevin Scarce AC, CSC has been reappointed as chancellor of the University of Adelaide, continuing in his governance role at th...
5 Jun 2018
Australia chosen as base for solar-powered drone
Wyndham airfield in Western Australia has been chosen as the first base site for Airbus’ solar-powered Zephyr unmanned aircraft. ...
5 Jun 2018
Babcock awarded ISO certification
Babcock Australia & New Zealand has been formally awarded certification of its asset management capability for complex military assets, under the ...
5 Jun 2018
‘Better ideas’ needed to combat rise of AQ ideology: ASPI
Defeating terrorist groups like al-Qaeda (AQ) and Daesh (ISIS) will require more than military means, a new report from think tank Australian Strategi...
6 Jun 2018
Senate inquiry calls for bans on political donations from defence companies
A new report from a Senate inquiry has called on the government to implement sweeping bans on political donations from multibillion-dollar industries,...
7 Jun 2018
Australia and Indonesia discuss defence and security challenges
Australia and Indonesia are working towards a stronger defence relationship, with an increased bilateral and regional information sharing commitment i...
7 Jun 2018
Thales CEO departs as chair of Ai Group Defence Council
Northrop Grumman Australia CEO Ian Irving has been appointed as chair of the Ai Group Defence Council National Executive, stepping up from the deputy...
7 Jun 2018
WA company delivers VHF systems to overseas military
Perth’s Barrett Communications has completed a contract worth $7 million for tactical VHF equipment. ...
8 Jun 2018
UNSW Canberra CubeSat set for launch
The University of New South Wales (UNSW) Canberra Space Centre’s state-of-the-art CubeSat is undergoing the final testing phase before its planned l...
18 Jun 2018
Defence sector to embrace blockchain technology
Defence and aerospace companies across the globe are gearing up to integrate blockchain technology into their corporate systems within the next three ...
18 Jun 2018
State government puts up funding for defence SMEs
In a bid to win national and international work, the Victorian state government is offering up to $50,000 in assistance to local small and medium size...

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