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5 Jun 2019
New research into advanced materials for defence applications
Defence has selected seven innovative research proposals from Australian universities and industry to develop and integrate advanced materials that wi...
5 Jun 2019
Defence interns head to France in 2019
Flinders University is a leading recipient of embassy of France in Australia internships under the prestigious 2019 Nicolas Baudin internships in Aust...
5 Jun 2019
Using AI to enhance air and missile defence
Air Force Headquarters has identified artificial intelligence as one of the key developing technologies that will enhance the capability of Australiaâ...
5 Jun 2019
Altitude Accord scholarship winners announced
Lockheed Martin Australia (LMA), Regional Development Australia (RDA) Hunter and University of Newcastle have announced the winners of the inaugural ...
5 Jun 2019
Program milestones for F-35 Joint Strike Fighter fleet
The global F-35 fleet has has achieved 200,000 flight hours across global operations, a significant milestone that demonstrates the program’s progr...
5 Jun 2019
Handover success for EOS Defence Systems for LAND 400 Phase 2
Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) took delivery of the first two EOS Defence Systems R400S Mk2 D-HD-3X Remote Weapon Systems, to be...
4 Jun 2019
Advanced manufacturing, Industry 4.0 and resetting industrialisation
Advanced manufacturing, including the internet of things, additive manufacturing and automation, is serving to reshape the industrial capacity of many...
4 Jun 2019
Beyond the ‘black’ or ‘white’ thinking of Australia’s strategic discussion
Over the past century, Australia’s defence and national security strategy has vacillated between wild extremes, often embodying a narrow ‘black’...
4 Jun 2019
Japanese howitzer firing on Aussie soil strengthens bonds
Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) personnel have successfully fired two FH-70 howitzers out to 25 kilometres at the Shoalwater Bay Training ...
4 Jun 2019
Trilateral urban warfare assault training exercise concludes
Over 360 Australian, US and Philippine soldiers and marines have completed their final urban assault mission at a fictional town in the Shoalwater Ba...
4 Jun 2019
DST augmented reality to support soldiers during training operations
Defence Science and Technology is working with Australian soldiers to better understand the training applications of augmented reality, with a focus o...
4 Jun 2019
Trilateral defence minister meetings commit to Indo-Pacific security
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has joined her Japanese counterpart, Minister of Defense Takeshi Iwaya, and US acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Sha...
4 Jun 2019
Chinese Navy port call raises eyebrows and concerns
In an apparently planned port visit, three People’s Liberation Army Navy vessels have entered Sydney Harbour on their return voyage from the Gulf of...
4 Jun 2019
Pacific Vanguard exercise concludes near Guam
The first iteration of Exercise Pacific Vanguard was successfully held off the coast of Guam over the period 22-28 May 2019, Rear Admiral Jonathan Me...
3 Jun 2019
Air Force recapitalisation and is the air force big enough?
Like its counterparts, the Royal Australian Air Force is undergoing a period of unprecedented modernisation and expansion. However, as regional air fo...
3 Jun 2019
Balancing export and domestic consumption – Diversifying Australia’s naval shipbuilding capabilities
While Australia’s defence industry has gone from strength to strength in a short period of time –naval shipbuilding and the $95 billion program ha...
3 Jun 2019
Game plan – The need to rethink our national security strategy
Not since the years preceding the Second World War has Australia’s geo-strategic reality been more unpredictable – the rise of China, combined ...
3 Jun 2019
SAAB Australia appoints new general manager sales and marketing
SAAB Australia has announced Tony Vonthoff as its new general manager sales and marketing, taking over from Gerard Ogden who has moved on to become h...
3 Jun 2019
Hawker Pacific launches ICN Gateway for LAND 2097 Phase 4
Hawker Pacific launched its ICN Gateway for the Australian Defence Force’s forthcoming Special Operations Helicopter acquisition project under LAND ...
3 Jun 2019
Singapore the first port of call for new Defence Minister
New Defence Minister Linda Reynolds is off to Singapore to conduct bilateral meetings with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Minister for D...

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