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8 Jan 2020
Opportunity to recognise defence industry’s legal eagles
With submissions for the 2020 Corporate Counsel Awards closing next week, there is an opportunity for Australia’s growing defence industry to have...
8 Jan 2020
South China Sea contest heats up as Indonesia joins growing anti-Beijing coalition
The 2020s have gotten off to a rough start as China’s increasingly assertive position and ambitions in the South China Sea have drawn attention from...
8 Jan 2020
Pentagon, Lockheed Martin sign 2020 global F-35 sustainment contract
The F-35 Joint Program Office awarded the Lockheed Martin a US$1.9 billion ($2.7 billion) contract to support operations and sustainment of the glob...
8 Jan 2020
Northrop Grumman trials next-gen mine hunting, deploy and retrieval payload
Northrop Grumman has successfully completed initial in-water testing of the AQS-24 mine hunting sonar and next-generation Deploy and Retrieval (D&a...
8 Jan 2020
HMAS Choules returns to support bushfire response at Mallacoota
HMAS Choules has returned to Mallacoota, Victoria, to provide additional support to the fire-ravaged coastal town as part of Defence’s contributio...
8 Jan 2020
US and Five Eyes continue to expand space domain co-operation
New Zealand representatives have attended the US Combined Forces Space Command (CFSCC) weekly operational forum, the first time this has involved all ...
8 Jan 2020
US Air Force demonstrates modernised Reaper RPAS capabilities
The Creech Air Force Base 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing (AEW) has demonstrated a modernised capability offering from the unit’s MQ-9 serie...
8 Jan 2020
L3Harris Technologies launches South Australian office to support naval shipbuilding
South Australian Premier Steven Marshall has officially launched L3Harris Technologies’ new office in Adelaide to support the Australian government...
7 Jan 2020
‘No guarantees’: Hugh White issues alliance wake up call for 2020s
Hugh White has expanded on the thesis of his book, How to Defend Australia, to challenge the nation’s political leaders to think about what a post...
7 Jan 2020
Assessing the impact of America’s unilateral Iranian strike
As the world holds its breath for a looming clash between the US and Iran following the assassination of Quds Force Commander Qasem Soleimani, Mohamm...
7 Jan 2020
Lockheed Martin delivers record numbers of F-35s for 2019
Lockheed Martin successfully delivered 134 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft for the 2019 year, exceeding the joint government and industry 2019 deli...
7 Jan 2020
Rosy future for Aussie space sector but great power space competition looms
What’s the next decade look like for Australia’s growing space sector? Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) space analyst Malcolm Davis re...
7 Jan 2020
Northrop Grumman contract to support Growler fleet upgrades
Northrop Grumman has secured a US$35.2 million firm-fixed-price contract to build the Airborne Electronic Attack System Enhancements (ASE) program AN...
7 Jan 2020
Royal Australian Navy enters new era for test and tactics development
The Royal Australian Navy’s Test and Evaluation Authority and Maritime Warfare Centre have served as the central point to develop the tactics and c...
7 Jan 2020
Raytheon secures US$768m AMRAAM contract
Raytheon Missile Systems has secured a US$768 million ($1.1 billion) non-competitive fixed-price incentive (firm) contract for Advanced Medium Range ...
7 Jan 2020
Moog Australia announces strategic agreement for defence industry innovation
Moog Australia, a wholly owned Australian subsidiary of Moog Inc., announced that the company has entered into a strategic agreement with Madrid-hea...
6 Jan 2020
Strategic policy expert calls for enhanced Australian response to Beijing’s political warfare
Australian strategic policy leader Alan Dupont has called for a renewed, enhanced response to counter the increasing pervasiveness of Beijing’s infl...
6 Jan 2020
On Point: Extreme ownership, leadership and lessons from special operations
Warrior, philosopher, businessman, John Gretton “Jocko” Willink is quite possibly the closest contemporary to a Samurai, with lessons to learn fro...
4 Jan 2020
Raytheon reveals new dismounted soldier training simulator
Raytheon has unveiled a new immersive military training product at I/ITSEC, the world’s largest modelling, simulation and training event to support...
3 Jan 2020
Photo Essay: Keeping the world’s most lethal fighter fuelled and ready to fight
The F-22 Raptor is widely regarded as the world’s most lethal air supremacy fighter aircraft. These lethal aircraft made an appearance at Talisman S...

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