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Queensland research projects receive $1.8m boost
May 02 2024
The Queensland Defence Science Alliance has selected four proposals to share in the funding, which the group hopes will propel concepts from the proof...
MQ-25 Stingray, Super Hornet reach new unmanned teaming milestone
A Boeing-led team has virtually demonstrated refuelling between an F/A-18 Super Hornet and an unmanned MQ-25 Stingray via manned-unmanned teaming technology, according to the...
May 02 2024
We know what’s in, but what’s out? Assessing the reprioritisations and the ‘cuts’ of the IIP and NDS (Part 5)
We’ve made it! We have saved arguably the most important components of the 2024 National Defence Strategy and Integrated Investment Program, enabling elements like...
May 02 2024
Ukraine searching for counter commercial, FPV drone solutions
The Ukrainian government has announced an official search for counter commercial and first-person view drone solutions.
May 02 2024
Manta Ray prototype completes full-scale, in-water testing
A Manta Ray prototype uncrewed underwater vehicle has completed full-scale, in-water testing in the United States, as it heads towards real-world operational deployment.
May 02 2024
Australian–Korean relations at historic high point, says Deputy Prime Minister
Australian and Korean relations is at an all-time historic high and is set to continue to rise, according to comments made by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence...
May 01 2024
NSA employee jailed for attempted espionage, transmitting documents to Russia
The US Department of Justice has sentenced a former US National Security Agency (NSA) employee to jail for alleged attempted espionage and attempted transmitting of...
May 01 2024
US military begins testing on future mine clearing strategy
The United States military is exploring new methods of detecting and neutralising landmines as the devices continue to play a significant role in the combat between Ukrainian...
May 01 2024
Australia, United Kingdom and United States announce plans to remove export controls
Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States have proposed changes to national exemptions to remove export controls between AUKUS partners, in a major development of...
May 01 2024
We know what’s in, but what’s out? Assessing the reprioritisations and the ‘cuts’ of the IIP and NDS (Part 4)
In the era of information-driven conflict, linking together the system of systems that the modern defence apparatus has become is as important as kinetic effectors, something...
May 01 2024
Australia, Poland pledge closer ties for military, defence industry cooperation
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Richard Marles has pledged to maintain the close and personal relationship between Australia and Poland.
April 30 2024
RAAF welcomes back No. 80 Squadron in official reformation ceremony
The Royal Australian Air Force has officially welcomed No. 80 Squadron back into service during a joint reformation ceremony in the United States.
April 30 2024
With NDS and IIP out of the way, we’re still no closer to understanding what is meant by ‘Impactful Projection’
It is the cause du jour for Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Richard Marles: “Impactful Projection”. But despite the release of the National Defence...
April 30 2024
Royal Navy warships to carry DragonFire laser weapons by 2027
The United Kingdom has announced plans to install a newly developed DragonFire laser system on Royal Navy warships by 2027.
April 30 2024
US assistance package to Ukraine acknowledges Russian gains
The US government has announced a new security assistance package for Ukraine as officials fear territorial gains made by Russian military forces in the war-torn country.
April 30 2024
Critical worker shortage menaces nuclear-powered submarine workforce
Australia is facing a 75,000-worker shortage in four critical trades, placing alarming pressure on Australia’s submarine industry, according to freedom of information...
April 29 2024
US defence start-up announces Bullfrog robotic gun to counter emerging drone threat
Texas-based defence technology start-up Allen Control Systems (ACS) has announced a new Bullfrog robotic gun to counter the threat of Chinese drone manufacturing dominance.
April 29 2024
Poland reaffirms multi-rocket launcher supply chain with Hanwha
Polish leaders have met with representatives from South Korean defence prime Hanwha Group following the signing of a $1.6 billion second executive contract for Chunmoo...
April 29 2024
Not so certain, SURTASS: Defence reviews naval sonar purchase among undersea options
The Australian government is reviewing its possible acquisition of the Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System Expeditionary (SURTASS-E) previously approved by the US State...
April 29 2024
We know what’s in, but what’s out? Assessing the reprioritisations and the ‘cuts’ of the IIP and NDS (Part 3)
In a major departure from traditional Australian air power, both the National Defence Strategy and Integrated Investment Program have called on the Royal Australian Air Force...
April 29 2024