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British calls for return of National Service kick-off interesting argument, but raise some valid points
May 28 2024
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has used the first week of the UK’s election campaign to launch a return of National Service, prompting backl...
Quick turnaround: Shipbuilders ready opening pitch for general purpose frigates
Shipbuilders competing for the Royal Australian Navy’s new $10 billion frigate project have allegedly been given only three weeks to outline their opening pitch.
May 28 2024
Supply chain network announced to slash red tape, costs in Australian defence industry
Defence industry primes have announced a new supply chain system to slash red tape and the cost of doing business.
May 28 2024
Australia announces $2.5m in humanitarian aid to Papua New Guinea
The Australian government has announced humanitarian assistance will be sent to Papua New Guinea in response to a recent landslide in the region.
May 28 2024
Funding announced for quantum technologies solutions
The Australian government has announced funding grants to sponsor industry in the development of solutions for challenges using quantum technologies.
May 27 2024
Domestic slowdown pre-empts shift in BRI investment and foreign influence strategy
As Beijing struggles with stagnating domestic economic growth, its leaders haven’t lost sight of their broader regional and global ambitions, pivoting the Belt and Road...
May 27 2024
Brazil requests a dozen Black Hawk helicopters under a US foreign military sale
The Brazilian government has requested 12 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters under a possible US foreign military sale approved by the US State Department.
May 27 2024
Milrem Robotics announces fivefold expansion of unmanned ground vehicle production
International robotic vehicle manufacturer Milrem Robotics has announced a fivefold expansion of their production capability in Estonia.
May 27 2024
US announces further US$275m security assistance to Ukraine
The US government has announced additional security assistance for Ukraine to combat new Russian territorial gains resulting from delayed international funding.
May 27 2024
Natural guardians: The US Navy mission to train dolphins and sea lions
American submarines, divers, and harbours will be protected by bottlenose dolphins and California sea lions under an ambitious US Navy Marine Mammal Program.
May 24 2024
An ‘axis’ NATO? Chinese Foreign Minister calls for Shanghai Cooperation Organisation to boost security cooperation
Beijing’s Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, has used ministerial meetings between the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s member states to urge closer coordination,...
May 24 2024
Russia has launched a new anti-satellite weapon into orbit, says Pentagon
Russia has launched a new counter-space weapon into orbit, according to officials from the Pentagon.
May 24 2024
Army calls for industry pitches to improve soldiers in littoral operations
The Australian Army is calling on defence industry and academia to pitch innovative capabilities to optimise soldiers for littoral operations as part of Army Innovation Day...
May 24 2024
Hundreds of homes to be built in Townsville for Defence personnel, says Thistlethwaite
The federal government has announced plans to build 500 new properties in Townsville to accommodate new housing for Defence personnel.
May 24 2024
Defence industry reps attend International Mine Warfare Technology Symposium
Australian defence industry small and medium-sized enterprises have collaborated with global leaders at the 16th International Mine Warfare Technology Symposium.
May 23 2024
Thrust Maritime celebrates submarine rescue operations contract win
Victorian marine engineering company Thrust Maritime has been engaged in a multi-million-dollar export contract for submarine rescue operations.
May 23 2024
ASC puts new pay offer on the table as unions call for executive’s head
Government-operated submarine builder ASC Pty Ltd has put forward a new pay offer to striking South Australian submarine workers, as unions call for the sacking of the...
May 23 2024
Far from broken – analysis reveals shocking pace of ‘rebuilt’ Russian military
In just the space of a month, elation has turned into concern as Russia appears to have rapidly and comprehensively rebuilt it’s military capability with a little help...
May 23 2024
Australia doubles down on electric future with nation’s first National Battery Strategy
The federal government has doubled down on plans to electrify domestic industry and develop battery technology under the nation’s first National Battery Strategy.
May 23 2024
Ombudsman alleges ‘poor record keeping, serious information gap’ hampered NZDF Afghanistan investigation
“Poor record keeping”, “inadequate processes” and a “serious information gap” hampered investigations into the alleged killing of...
May 23 2024