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4 Dec 2018
LHD and amphibious landing craft sustainment to support over 1,000 jobs
Joint venture partners UGL and Babcock, operating as Naval Ship Management (NSM), have secured over 1,000 jobs as part of a partnership with the Aust...
4 Dec 2018
REDARC Electronics’ expanded factory opens in South Australia
South Australian advanced electronics manufacturing firm REDARC has officially opened its expanded factory in Adelaide suburb Lonsdale. ...
4 Dec 2018
Henderson shipyard crane to support Navy maintenance and sustainment
Defence Industry Minister Steven Ciobo has opened a $5 million, multi-level ship-side support tower at the BAE Systems Australia facility at the Austr...
4 Dec 2018
Aus-French partnership to develop underwater tech capabilities
Two Western Sydney University undergraduate engineering students have been awarded a unique scholarship, supported by Thales Underwater Systems, as pa...
3 Dec 2018
F-35 countdown: Putting the strike in Joint Strike Fighter
A key selling point of the F-35 was its role as a ‘strike’ fighter. For Australia, the F-35 will provide an unprecedented combination of low-obse...
3 Dec 2018
Government launches Cyber Security Industry Roadmap
The federal government has launched the Cyber Security Industry Roadmap, in an early step to help make Australia a world leader in cyber security. ...
3 Dec 2018
Defence prime supporting the next generation of STEM specialists
Raytheon has opened its travelling interactive STEM exhibition, MathsAlive! in Canberra to help encourage the next generation of STEM specialists to ...
3 Dec 2018
Licence to kill - shooting rules could soon be relaxed for Australian spies
Officers from the Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS) could soon be permitted to fire upon enemies who pose a risk to other people involved ...
3 Dec 2018
Council of the Australian War Memorial appointments
James McMahon DSC DSM has been re-appointed for a further three-year term to the council of the Australian War Memorial. ...
3 Dec 2018
CAE Rise to the challenge
CAE has announced the launch of its new data-driven training system for the defence industry, CAE Rise. ...
30 Nov 2018
F-35 countdown: RAAF maintenance training gets underway at Williamtown ITC
RAAF maintainers have kicked off their support training at the Williamtown Integrated Training Centre (ITC), as the arrival of Australia’s first two...
30 Nov 2018
Global wrap-up: Japan to buy F-35Bs; Egypt secures deal for Apaches
This global wrap-up provides key updates of industry developments across the globe, including new procurement deals, capability introductions and key ...
30 Nov 2018
Northrop announces team and tech demo to upgrade US and Aussie Growlers
Northrop Grumman has announced a series of milestones in the company’s support of lethality enhancements of US and Australian E/A-18G Growler elect...
30 Nov 2018
Qld munitions forge receives support from local government
Joint venture partners NIOA and Rheinmetall AG’s proposed $60 million, world-leading munitions forge and advanced manufacturing facility has receive...
30 Nov 2018
Tasmania announces expanded role for Defence Advocate
The Tasmanian government has appointed Rear Admiral (Ret’d) Steve Gilmore as the state’s first full-time defence advocate and strategic adviser fo...
30 Nov 2018
Domestic success paves the way for export growth: Refuel International
The last 12 months have been a whirlwind for Melbourne-based Refuel International, with domestic and international success supporting the growth of a...
29 Nov 2018
Hunter Class frigates to boost national economy and jobs
The $35 billion SEA 5000 program is expected to deliver thousands of jobs and an unprecedented economic boost around the country, a report released by...
29 Nov 2018
From humble beginnings to Aussie munitions powerhouse
With the award of several major contracts in the last few years, NIOA has become one of the largest suppliers of non-guided munitions to the ADF, whic...
29 Nov 2018
F-35 countdown: Lower simulator cost to support pilot training and mission readiness
Lockheed Martin has announced a price reduction for the F-35’s Full Mission Simulator (FMS) by US$3 million per unit, enabling F-35 pilots to get co...
29 Nov 2018
Government boosts ADF’s anti-terrorism powers
The government has passed legislation to boost the powers of the Australian Defence Force to support state and territory police in responding to “in...
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