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26 Nov 2019
Female RAN sailor appointed Warrant Officer of the Navy for first time
Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds has released a statement congratulating Warrant Officer Deb Butterworth on her appointment to the role of Warrant...
26 Nov 2019
New Elbit C4I Development Centre in Australia announced
Elbit Systems said the official designation of its new facility as a C4I Development Centre demonstrates its growing technological development capabi...
26 Nov 2019
Partnership extended between Box Hill Institute of TAFE and Defence
The Australian Army Defence Force School of Signals and Box Hill Institute of TAFE have signed a two-year contract extension for the provision of comm...
25 Nov 2019
ASIO admits investigations into Chinese interference
The Director-General of Security, Mike Burgess, has released a statement confirming ASIO has been “actively investigating” allegations of several ...
25 Nov 2019
AIDN commits to unification
The Australian Industry & Defence Network (AIDN) has announced that after a strategy workshop, the network concluded that becoming a single organi...
25 Nov 2019
Defence announces contract winners for ADF health centre upgrades
Kane Constructions and Joss Constructions have secured contracts to deliver upgrades to Australian Defence Force facilities. ...
25 Nov 2019
New subcontract signed for SEA 1000 weapon discharge system
Defence has announced that Naval Group has signed a subcontract with Babcock International Group for the design of the weapon discharge system for the...
25 Nov 2019
US approves $360m counter-IED system sale to Australia
Defence has been cleared to purchase 850 Northrop Grumman Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare Increment 1 Bl...
25 Nov 2019
Bilateral exercise with Indonesia kicks off
The Royal Australian Navy's key bilateral maritime exercise with Indonesia has commenced in Surabaya. ...
25 Nov 2019
RAN successfully operates alongside Austal-built LCS-8
Austal has welcomed the announcement by the Commander, US Pacific Fleet, that the USS Montgomery (LCS 8), an Independence Class littoral combat ...
23 Nov 2019
New Zealand cleared for US$1.4bn C-130J Hercules purchase
The government of New Zealand has been approved to purchase five C-130J aircraft, at a cost of US$1.4 billion. ...
22 Nov 2019
Collins Class sustainment tug-of-war heats up
The tug-of-war between South Australia and Western Australia for the rights of responsibility to the full-cycle docking sustainment of the Collins Cla...
22 Nov 2019
RAN to deploy world-first technology for patrol vessel maintenance
The Royal Australian Navy is set to deploy Darwin-developed 3D printing technology in a world-first trial that is anticipated to streamline the maint...
22 Nov 2019
Watpac wins major western Sydney Defence project contract
Construction of a $95 million Naval Guided Weapons Maintenance Facility is set to begin in Orchard Hills, Sydney, after Watpac was announced as head ...
22 Nov 2019
Nova Group praises Australian workforce talent
Following the appointment of Rebecca Humble to the role of group chief of strategy and capability and Tom Gleeson as chief commercial officer, Nova G...
22 Nov 2019
2019 Minister’s Award for Achievement in Defence Science winner announced
Dr Neil Gordon has been awarded the 2019 Minister’s Award for Achievement in Defence Science for his research that led to one of most important s...
21 Nov 2019
The importance of Australia and Japan’s commitment to further defence co-operation
Following Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds’ first official visit to Tokyo, Australia and Japan have committed to advance their level of defence c...
21 Nov 2019
7SR takes out annual ADF cyber skills challenge
Army’s 7th Signal Regiment has won both first and second place in the Australian Defence Force’s annual Joint Cyber Skills Challenge. ...
21 Nov 2019
Qld government to establish $14.5m drone testing facility in Cloncurry
The Queensland government has committed to building a $14.5 million commercial drone flight testing facility at Cloncurry Airport, which may be used b...
21 Nov 2019
RAN helps deliver Vanuatu police boat
HMAS Melville, a Royal Australia Navy hydrographic survey vessel, delivered a Vanuatu police boat from Port Vila to Loh Island last week. ...

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