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Austal appoints new chairman
June 27 2024
Austal Limited has announced the appointment of a former US secretary of Navy as the company’s new chairman following the retirement of its inau...
Safran eyes AI acquisition
Safran has announced that it has entered into exclusive discussions to acquire French artificial intelligence provider Preligens for €220 million.
June 26 2024
Quickstep to slash local workforce
Quickstep Holdings has informed the ASX that it intends to slash its local workforce as demand for F-35 components slows, with those impacted to be consulted “in due...
June 26 2024
Government funding announced to develop solar fixed-wing drone
The Australian federal government has provided $1.35 million towards the development of an all-day solar powered fixed-wing drone.
June 26 2024
Initial operational capability milestone announced for RAAF air traffic control radars
HENSOLDT Australia has announced the completion of initial operational capability for the Royal Australian Air Force’s new air traffic control radars.
June 26 2024
Experts warn UK needs a larger, more lethal Royal Navy in face of mounting global challenges
Despite workforce and budgetary pressures, a group of UK experts have urged the next British government to rapidly begin expanding the Royal Navy to better protect...
June 26 2024
Advocacy groups demand Australian troops exit from RIMPAC
Australian advocacy organisations have called on the Australian Defence Force to withdraw from the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise, Rim of the...
June 26 2024
Kongsberg Defence Australia secures export order for command consoles
Naval Strike Missile Coastal Defence Systems will be manufactured and supplied by Kongsberg Defence Australia under a new export order.
June 26 2024
DroneShield secures key international contract and Deputy PM visit
Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles has paid a visit to Australian counter-drone developer DroneShield following a recent $4.7 million contract awarded to the company by an...
June 25 2024
Poland to produce K2 main battle tanks under agreement with South Korea
K2 main battle tanks will be produced in Poland under a new agreement between the country and South Korean manufacturer Hyundai Rotem.
June 25 2024
Growing opportunities for Sino-Russian military cooperation poses major challenges: RAND Corporation
The Sino-Russian relationship has only gone from strength to strength since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2022, and while history may be against it, growing Western...
June 25 2024
US Pacific Fleet leadership confirms ironclad commitment to AUKUS
US Pacific Fleet leadership has announced that America’s commitment to AUKUS is ironclad, during a tour of Australia earlier this week.
June 25 2024
Radio silence: Government quiet on backing DefendTex, Avibras deal
Australian Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles has shot down speculation regarding government support for DefendTex’s potential acquisition of Brazilian missile...
June 25 2024
Rheinmetall, Anduril partner to develop C-sUAS capabilities
Rheinmetall and Anduril Industries signed a memorandum of understanding to partner on the design, development, and production of Counter-small Unmanned Aerial System...
June 24 2024
Investigation finds rare gyroscope malfunction caused Singapore F-16 crash
Investigations have concluded into the crash of a Republic of Singapore Air Force F-16 fighter jet, with the identification of a “rare” malfunction of aircraft...
June 24 2024
Are we really losing Cold War II or have we already lost it?
With the autocratic nations seemingly on the march across the world, it is easy to see why for some commentators, the West is losing this second Cold War, or perhaps in this...
June 24 2024
Order up: Australia to acquire another Guardian Class patrol boat pair from Austal
The Australian federal government has ordered two Guardian Class patrol boats worth around $39 million from Austal Australia.
June 24 2024
Striking submarine workers reject new pay offers, says ASC
New pay offers made to striking South Australian submarine workers have been knocked back, according to government-operated submarine builder ASC.
June 24 2024
Birdon hosts bank leadership at NSW shipyard
Global maritime engineering and defence group Birdon has hosted a visit from Commonwealth Bank of Australia leadership at its NSW shipyard facilities.
June 24 2024
Kongsberg officially opens new Naval Strike Missile factory
Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace today officially opened its new missile manufacturing plant in Kongsberg, Norway, where the company will produce its Naval Strike Missile...
June 21 2024