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Industry tests remotely operated M113 APC in live fire exercise
April 03 2024
The Australian Army and domestic defence industry have tested an armed M113 armoured personnel carrier (APC) during long-range firing trials in Victor...
Hilder, Firth and Randhawa to lead Defence science into the future
Defence has appointed three experienced personnel to help lead Defence science into the future.
April 03 2024
An Australian decision on TikTok can use the advice we already have
Opinion: Amid growing concerns about the national security implications of popular app TikTok that continue to swirl, Australia already has a powerful tool at its disposal to...
April 03 2024
University recommends rapid adoption of PTSD questionnaire
Charles Darwin University is recommending the rapid adoption of a trauma questionnaire to better diagnose and treat military veterans with complex post-traumatic stress...
April 03 2024
Unmanned low-profile vessels undertake US military testing
American defence company Leidos has sent two unmanned low-profile prototype vessels to US military testing exercises in California.
April 03 2024
Samantha Mostyn announced as Australia’s next governor-general
Order of Australia recipient Samantha Mostyn has been announced by the federal government as Australia’s next governor-general.
April 03 2024
All smoke, no fire: Hanwha buyout of Austal appears dead in the water
West Australia-based naval and commercial shipbuilder Austal has poured cold water on an indicative offer by South Korean industrial powerhouse Hanwha Group to acquire its...
April 03 2024
DefendTex enters discussions to acquire Brazil’s Avibras
DefendTex has announced that it has entered into negotiations with Brazil’s Avibras Indústria Aeroespacial for a potential acquisition, enabling the economic and...
April 02 2024
Construction begins on AS9 Huntsman and AS10 resupply vehicle in South Korea
Production of new artillery and military vehicles for the Australian Defence Force has officially begun in South Korea.
April 02 2024
Counterfeit electronics allegedly supplied for US submarine, laser and missile systems
A US man has pled guilty to supplying more than US$3.5 million in counterfeit electronics which were intended to be used in a nuclear submarine, aircraft laser system, and...
April 02 2024
Airspeed engaged to supply RAS stump masts for Hunter Class frigates
South Australian composite materials manufacturer Airspeed will supply replenishment at sea (RAS) stump masts for the first batch of three Hunter Class frigates.
April 02 2024
Reaching critical mass: The emerging powers rounding out the new world order
While much of the emphasis of both Australian and Western policymakers has been on the rise of China and India, the growing array of emerging great powers across the...
April 02 2024
ADF supports US ballistic missile interception testing off Hawaii
Australian Defence Force personnel have supported the successful interception of a medium-range ballistic missile off the coast of Hawaii.
April 02 2024
US Marines arrive in Darwin for combined training exercises
Australia has welcomed a contingent of United States Marines to the Northern Territory as part of the 13th rotation of Marine Rotational Force – Darwin.
April 02 2024
Wedgetail E-7A aircraft winging its way home after Ukraine support mission
A Royal Australian Air Force E-7A Wedgetail aircraft is headed back home after conducting a six-month deployment in Europe.
April 02 2024
Hanwha Group launches bid for Austal
South Korean industrial powerhouse Hanwha Group has officially submitted an indicative offer to acquire West Australia-based naval and commercial shipbuilder Austal and its...
April 02 2024
Navigating the ‘new normal’: Understanding our new multipolar world
There is no escaping the fact that we are entering an era of global and regional multipolarity. If we were to fast forward a decade, what would this world look like and how...
March 28 2024
Australia moves to lock down illegal transfer of defence information, services
The Australian federal government has moved to lock down transfer of sensitive defence information to foreign militaries, as part of new national security legislation.
March 28 2024
CSIRO welcomes first ‘multi-metal’ 3D printer to boost Aussie aerospace manufacturing
The CSIRO has officially commissioned a new multi-metal 3D printer in Melbourne as part of the iLAuNCH Trailblazer initiative, which is set to make lighter, faster, and more...
March 28 2024
Conroy applauds employment, economic growth in defence industry data
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released new data on economic benefits from the defence industry as part of the Australian Defence Industry Account.
March 28 2024