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8 Feb 2019
SOF begins transition to MRH-90 Taipans
The acting head of the Helicopter Systems Division at the Australian Department of Defence (DoD) has confirmed that the ADF has begun the transition f...
8 Feb 2019
HMAS Choules delivers Mistral II to Hobart
HMAS Choules has completed one of her more unusual tasks; delivering veteran Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race vessel Mistral II to Hobart. ...

 

8 Feb 2019
Mount Vince Rifle Range sold to Mackay Council
Assistant Minister for Defence David Fawcett, along with Assistant Minister for Children and Families and member for Dawson George Christensen, announ...
7 Feb 2019
Aussie munitions manufacturer supports next-gen ADF training
Queensland-based munitions company NIOA has taken on two ADF interns to provide next-generation training support and offer a glimpse of how the defe...
7 Feb 2019
US developing Abrams upgrades to ensure survivability into 2030s
The US has responded to survivability and capability concerns about the Abrams platform through the introduction of the SEPv4 suite of upgrades, to be...
7 Feb 2019
Government announces Unmarked Graves of the First World War Program
Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester has announced the introduction of a two-year pilot program to commemorate a number of unmarked graves ...
7 Feb 2019
Winners announced for submariner competition
Minister for Defence Personnel, Darren Chester has announced the eight winners of Defence’s national competition to experience a career as a submari...
7 Feb 2019
Saab secures support contract for French Giraffe AMB radar
Saab has confirmed a contract with the French Ministry of Defence to support the surface-based Giraffe radar system, following similar contract announ...
6 Feb 2019
Europeans seek to provide strike capability to Aussie drones
European missile specialist MBDA is ramping up its presence locally to provide Australia’s yet-to-be-selected, armed UAS system with the next-genera...
6 Feb 2019
Lockheed Martin responds to F-35 performance concerns
Following another Pentagon report raising concerns about the capability of the F-35, Lockheed Martin has responded to reassure operators like the RAAF...
6 Feb 2019
SA company to showcase solar drone technology at Avalon Airshow
South Australian start-up Praxis Aeronautics will show off revolutionary technology to fuel drones and light-weight aircraft using solar power at Aval...
6 Feb 2019
Elbit Systems secures contract to support US Air National Guard
Elbit Systems’ US subsidiary has been awarded an initial US$5 million contract to provide an avionics upgrade and refresh for the US Air National Gu...
6 Feb 2019
Ebor Systems inks supplier agreement with Nova Systems Australia
Ebor Systems will help enhance Nova Systems Australia’s range of offerings to the defence industry after the two companies signed a new supplier agr...
5 Feb 2019
F-35 contract modification to support Australian industry opportunities
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $31.3 million contract modification to support sustainment services for the Royal Australian Air Force’s fleet o...
5 Feb 2019
Austal announces increase to full year revenue guidance
Western Australia-based shipbuilder Austal has announced stronger than expected revenue growth on the back of continued success across the company’s...
5 Feb 2019
BAE double graduate intake for defence and security business
Over 80 graduates have started working at BAE Systems Australia’s national defence and security business this week, more than double employed by the...
5 Feb 2019
RAN continues to act as the top cop in the Middle East
Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat has successfully seized more than 2.1 tonnes of hashish and 345 kilograms of heroin during two boarding ...
5 Feb 2019
US Air Force pursuit of weaponised hypersonics gathers pace
Following recent advancements by peer adversaries like Russia and China, the US Air Force has redoubled efforts to develop weaponised hypersonic capab...
5 Feb 2019
Aerospace SME welcomes new board of directors member
Queensland-based aerospace company TAE Aerospace has welcomed Kim Scott to the company’s board of directors, building the corporate expertise of the...
4 Feb 2019
Balancing legacy and 5th-gen capabilities: On Point with AIRCDRE Kitcher
The introduction of fifth-generation capabilities like the F-35 is changing the nature of the RAAF. Balancing the different operating and sustainment...

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