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10 Jun 2019
Exercise Southern Jackaroo wraps up Trilateral Exercise
A two-week military field exercise has been completed, consisting of over 700 Australian Defence Force, US Marine Rotational Force-Darwin and Japan S...
10 Jun 2019
TDA calls for expressions of interest from Aussie defence companies
Team Defence Australia (TDA) has sought expressions of interest (EOIs) from Australian export-capable defence companies to participate in AUSA exhibi...
7 Jun 2019
How big is too big? Increasing the size of the ADF
The ADF is beset by an almost perfect storm. A period of modernisation combined with the increasing capability of regional peer and near-peer competi...
7 Jun 2019
Applying pressure: Pursuing a 5th-gen air superiority capability
Despite assertions otherwise, the F-35 is not designed to win a close-in air-to-air fight. Regional developments of fifth-generation air superiority c...
7 Jun 2019
Perfectly positioned to take advantage of export opportunities: Hanwha Defense Australia
Hanwha Defence Australia has laid down the challenge to its LAND 400 Phase 3 competitors with a focus on taking advantage of Australia's location, int...
7 Jun 2019
Beca secures Australian Defence contract
Beca has been awarded a contract for the project management and contract administration of P0008 and P0009 National Airfield Maintenance Works, for th...
7 Jun 2019
Flinders Uni development supports defence toxic foam clean up
Researchers from Flinders University have developed a new low-cost, safe and environmentally friendly method to remove toxic polyfluorinated alkyl su...
7 Jun 2019
Australian KC-30A aids ongoing allied air operations
An Australian KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft has recommenced refuelling operations, in suppot of allied air force assets in the Middle Ea...
7 Jun 2019
Keysight opens new calibration site in Victoria
Keysight Technologies, a technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the ...
7 Jun 2019
AIDN-NSW welcomes new executive and committee
The Australian Industry & Defence Network has announced its new executive and committee following its annual general meeting for the 2018 financ...
6 Jun 2019
Strengthening Australia’s defence industry through export hubs and partnerships
As Australia’s domestic defence industrial base continues to grow, the need to embrace export opportunities becomes critical to the enduring success...
6 Jun 2019
Turning of the tide: Remembering D-Day 75 years on
Seventy-five years ago, soldiers, sailors and airmen of the Allied Armed Forces began the largest amphibious operation in history with the goal of lib...
6 Jun 2019
BAE Systems completes US acquisition of UUV specialist
BAE Systems has announced the purchase of the key assets of Riptide Autonomous Solutions, a US-based provider of innovative, affordable unmanned unde...
6 Jun 2019
Funding to strengthen Australian cyber security capability
The federal government has backed Australia’s cyber security sector to grow and create new jobs, with businesses to share in up to $8.5 million in ...
6 Jun 2019
Diamond Sprint in the rough terrain
More than 1,200 members from the Australian Army’s 7th Brigade converged on central Queensland for Exercise Diamond Sprint at Shoalwater Bay Trainin...
6 Jun 2019
Next-gen weaponised UGV revealed at Estonian military exercise
Belgian-small arms company FN Herstal and Milrem Robotics have successfully deployed a weaponised THeMIS unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) equipped with ...
6 Jun 2019
WA announces creation of Defence Advisory Forum and new Executive Director
West Australian Minister for Defence Issues Paul Papalia has announced the formation of the new Defence Advisory Forum and welcomed the appointment...
5 Jun 2019
Defence industry leaders and businesses to be recognised in national awards program
A new awards program backed by Defence Connect has been revealed, ushering in a new era of recognition and acknowledgement for Australia’s rapidly g...
5 Jun 2019
The carrier question and Australia’s options
As Korea, Japan, China and India continue to invest in aircraft carriers to enhance their maritime security and power projection capabilities – the ...
5 Jun 2019
Despite technology, conventional capabilities will still play a pivotal role
Despite the emphasis placed on revolutionary technologies like stealth, hypersonics, directed energy weapons, autonomous systems and cyber capabilitie...

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