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Silentium Defence pushes for greater share of US market
May 16 2024
South Australian passive radar developer Silentium Defence has announced a further commitment to the US market, posting co-founder and chief experienc...
Collaboration launches DIGGER puppy to support ADF families
A cute and cuddly “Digger” German Shepherd puppy mascot is about to be unveiled by uniform manufacturer Australian Defence Apparel, in cooperation with Australian...
May 16 2024
Navy giant: HMAS Sirius officially turned into scrap after RAN retirement
One of the largest vessels in Australian history, HMAS Sirius, has been recycled after bowing out of service with the Royal Australian Navy.
May 16 2024
Federal budget funding announced for diplomatic network, Chinese trade ties
The Australian government has announced additional diplomatic resources and funding to re-establish trade ties with China, as part of the recently unveiled federal budget.
May 15 2024
Compare the pair: Behind budget 2024’s Defence figures
Despite a raft of new major Defence commitments unveiled in the surface fleet review, National Defence Strategy, and Integrated Investment Program, a deep dive of last...
May 15 2024
EDGE Group to supply ammunition production line to Indonesia
United Arab Emirates defence conglomerate EDGE Group has announced it will supply an ammunition production line to Indonesian state-owned defence enterprise PT Pindad.
May 15 2024
Romania to acquire hundreds of AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles from US
Romania has announced intentions to acquire up to 300 AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II tactical missiles in a proposed foreign military sale approved by the US State Department.
May 15 2024
Workers’ union welcomes federal budget’s Future Made in Australia
The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union has welcomed the “Future Made in Australia” package worth $22.7 billion, announced under this week’s...
May 15 2024
Budget 2024: Nothing new for Defence spending list of ‘known knowns’
Treasurer Jim Chalmers has officially handed down his third budget, with an emphasis on cost-of-living and combating inflation, but how much of what was announced a few weeks...
May 14 2024
Myroshnychenko visits Sentinel Boats’ Hobart facility
Ukrainian ambassador Vasyl Myroshnychenko visited Sentinel Boat’s Hobart facility, inspecting the 830R rigid hulled inflatable boats currently under construction for...
May 14 2024
MV-22B Osprey aircraft rumble into RAAF Base Darwin
MV-22B Ospreys, the famed tilt-rotor aircraft of the US Marine Corps, have rumbled over Port Darwin and arrived at Royal Australian Air Force Base Darwin.
May 14 2024
US Marines, Marine Rotational Force train in Papua New Guinea
US Marines and sailors with Marine Rotational Force Darwin 24.3 have undertaken training at Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea.
May 14 2024
NZ Army, Australian personnel complete largest reserve force exercise in nearly 20 years
More than 300 New Zealand Army reservists and Australian reservists have taken part in largest collective Reserve Force exercise held in New Zealand in nearly 20 years.
May 14 2024
US Army trials new modular turreted mortar system
The US military has begun testing the Modular Turreted Mortar System onto armoured multi-purpose vehicles for the US Army.
May 14 2024
All lights and no show: Demystifying the misunderstood world of hypersonic weaponry
“Hypersonic weapon” – it sounds impossibly fast, nearly invincible, and potentially devastating in its destructive power.
May 14 2024
Australian Defence Force tests MantisX training device in live fire drills
The Australian Defence Force has undertaken a four-week training program with the MantisX training system.
May 13 2024
Avon Protection to supply respirator equipment to the UK military
British respiratory protection manufacturer Avon Protection has been engaged under a multi-year contract to provide all branches of the United Kingdom’s armed forces...
May 13 2024
Former ambassador advocates Japan to build RAN’s general purpose frigates
The former Japanese ambassador to Australia, Yamagami Shingo, has advocated for his country’s defence industry to build the Royal Australian Navy’s next general...
May 13 2024
Man v machine: Future of war not all drones and AI, soldiers still matter
Opinion: While much of the focus across the world’s militaries emphasises autonomous and uncrewed systems as a means of adding much-needed mass and to shore up dropping...
May 13 2024
HIMARS supply and emergency assistance announced for Ukraine
The US government has announced additional security assistance and the possible emergency foreign military sale of rocket artillery to Ukraine.
May 13 2024