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We know what’s in, but what’s out? Assessing the reprioritisations and the ‘cuts’ of the IIP and NDS (Part 1)
April 24 2024
Following much anticipation, we now have our first National Defence Strategy (NDS) and supporting Integrated Investment Program (IIP). But what exactl...
Lockheed Martin Australia, Defence sign $500m Head Contract for AIR6500
Defence Industry Minister, Pat Conroy has announced the signing of a $500 million contract between Lockheed Martin Australia and the Department of Defence to build...
April 24 2024
Macquarie Government appointed to ICTPA panel
Part of the ASX-listed Macquarie Technology Group, Macquarie Government has been appointed to the Information Communications Technology Provider Arrangement (ICTPA) panel,...
April 24 2024
‘Prepare for the unexpected’: Industry leader calls for Defence and industry readiness
Returning to Australia after years working in the British and European defence industry, Nova chief executive officer Dean Rosenfield offers some advice amid a worsening...
April 23 2024
Despite naysayers and fears of decline, US global leadership still has a role to play: Retired US admiral
For many, it sounds like an antiquated idea, something better confined to the dustbin of history, a world devoid of US primacy and leadership; for others, it is the worst...
April 23 2024
Lockheed Martin, US Missile Defense Agency successfully complete transition to Long Range Discrimination Radar
Lockheed Martin and the US Missile Defense Agency have successfully completed the transition to the Long Range Discrimination Radar at Clear Space Force Station in Clear,...
April 23 2024
Royal Navy officially names sixth Astute Class attack submarine ahead of delivery
The Royal Navy has officially named its sixth Astute Class nuclear-powered attack submarine HMS Agamemnon, ahead of the vessel being launched later this year and...
April 23 2024
Supporting veteran families: Australian War Widows NSW unveils rebrand
Australian War Widows NSW announced it has rebranded to Families of Veterans Guild, expanding their services to provide support and services to all family members of...
April 23 2024
Babcock, Franmarine secure $10m RAN contract
The two companies will continue to provide biofouling management services and underwater sustainment to the Royal Australian Navy, with the contract extended to include all...
April 22 2024
RSL announces ANZAC of the Year Awards recipients
Two individuals have been recognised as part of this year’s RSL ANZAC of the Year Awards, recognising service to community.
April 22 2024
Footing the bill: ‘Peace dividend’ politicians, public struggle to adapt to the dangerous new world
By now, the post-Cold War myth of a “peace dividend” has been well and truly proven false. With authoritarian and revisionist powers on the march across the globe...
April 22 2024
Finalists revealed for Defence & National Security Workforce Awards 2024
Over 75 finalists have been revealed for the inaugural Defence & National Security Workforce Awards, recognising the sector’s top-performing up-and-comers and those...
April 22 2024
Land-based strike to receive $3.9bn windfall
Army’s land-based strike capabilities are expected to receive an additional $3.9 billion to $4.9 billion in funding, with an additional $5.2 billion to $7.2 billion for...
April 19 2024
Invenio, Markforged begin distribution partnership
Invenio 3D and Markforged have entered into a strategic partnership to grow additive manufacturing in Australia, with Invenio becoming a local distributor of Markforged 3D...
April 19 2024
54 new Defence homes announced near Osborne
Australian Defence Force members will have greater access to housing following the announcement of 54 new Defence homes in Angle Park.
April 19 2024
Bringing together partners: Defence technology and innovation cooperation between Australia–Japan–US
Opinion: Bringing together “like-minded” nations across the Indo-Pacific is essential security across the region. Nowhere is this clearer than in the relationship...
April 19 2024
3 Australian officers posted to US Virginia Class submarines
The Royal Australian Navy officers completed the US Navy’s 15-month nuclear submarine training program and will now be assigned to Virginia Class submarines based at...
April 19 2024
US confirms $240m in military sales to Iraq, Saudi Arabia
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency has approved the sale of C-172 and AC/RC-208 aircraft contractor logistics support and training to Iraq, and multifunctional...
April 18 2024
Fujitsu announces new cyber security consulting division
IT giant Fujitsu launches trans-Tasman Fujitsu cyber security services consulting team.
April 18 2024
Enabling, force-multiplying capabilities: The glue holding the ‘integrated, focused force’ together
The modern era of warfare requires increasingly complex “enabling” capabilities that serve as the “connective tissues”, allowing the Australian...
April 18 2024