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US Army orders $219m worth of additional Precision Strike Missile units
March 08 2024
The US Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a US$219 million (AU$333.4 million) contract to produce more Early Operational Capability (EOC) Precision Stri...
General Atomics, US Air Force Research Lab successfully test XQ-67 Off-Board Sensing Station
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) successfully completed the first flight of the XQ-67A Off-Board Sensing Station for the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)...
March 11 2024
Navantia, Saudi Arabia commission fifth corvette
Saudi Arabian Chief of Staff General Fayyad bin Hamed al-Ruwaili, the Chief of Saudi Naval Forces, Admiral Fahad Bin Abdullah Al-Ghofaily, and president of Navantia Ricardo...
March 11 2024
Honeywell cooling tech to support next-gen F-35 power systems
Honeywell has announced the successful demonstration of upgrades to the current cooling capacity of the F-35’s Power and Thermal Management System (PTMS) to 80kW.
March 14 2024
ASD, Microsoft partnership to enhance Australia’s cyber defence capabilities
Defence Minister Richard Marles has announced a world-first initiative between the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) and Microsoft designed to further strengthen...
March 19 2024
Government reveals response, recommendations to Defence Controls Act review
Defence Minister Richard Marles has revealed the Albanese government’s response to the review into the Defence Trade Controls Act 2012, marking major reforms for...
March 21 2024
Raytheon secures $1.2bn contract to provide Patriot defence system to Germany
Raytheon has been awarded a $1.2 billion contract to supply Germany with Patriot air and missile defence systems to augment Germany’s existing air defence...
March 22 2024
Lockheed Martin successfully demonstrates SPY-7 radar tracking capability
In a major milestone for Japan’s planned integration of the SPY-7 radar capability into the new Aegis system equipped vessel, Lockheed Martin has successfully...
April 10 2024
WA Defence Industry Minister wraps up AUKUS trip to US
WA Minister for Defence Industry Paul Papalia CSC has wrapped up a defence mission to the United States, identifying a number of opportunities for closer collaboration and...
April 15 2024
Lockheed Martin to partner with Intel to support Pentagon microelectronics push
Lockheed Martin has announced a partnership with Intel subsidiary Altera to support the Stimulating Transition for Advanced Microelectronics Packaging (STAMP) program...
April 15 2024
$11.2m upgrades for Gallipoli Barracks
Assistant Minister for Defence and Assistant Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Matt Thistlethwaite has announced an $11.2 million worth of critical infrastructure...
April 17 2024
Northrop Grumman, L3Harris commit to expanding Aussie Triton workforce
Northrop Grumman Australia and L3Harris have signed a contract to expand the Australian-based support workforce for the Royal Australian Air Force’s fleet of MQ-4C...
April 17 2024
Boeing officially raises Australian flag on Apache production line
Major General Jeremy King, head of Defence’s Joint Aviation Systems Division, attended the official raising of the Australian flag above the Apache production line at...
April 26 2024
US Navy selects SPEE3D to join inaugural SALVEX Exercise
The US Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has selected metal additive manufacturing company SPEE3D to participate in the first-ever SALVEX Exercise in Hawaii.
May 30 2024
US Navy takes delivery of next Virginia Class sub, USS New Jersey
Huntington Ingalls Industries has announced its Newport News Shipbuilding division has delivered Virginia Class fast-attack submarine New Jersey (SSN 796) to the US Navy.
April 26 2024
Under Secretary of US Air Force to spearhead Australian Space Summit
The Honourable Kristyn E Jones, Under Secretary of the US Air Force, will headline Space Connect’s Australian Space Summit and Exhibition to be held at the...
May 01 2024
$41.7m upgrade to transform RAAF Base Tindal
Assistant Minister for Defence Matt Thisthlethwaite has announced a $41.7 million investment to expand and upgrade infrastructure at RAAF Base Tindal in Katherine, Northern...
May 09 2024
‘Unfair and unworkable’: Ai Group responds to Military Secrets Act legislation introduction
Australia’s leading national employer organisation, Ai Group, has launched a blistering assault on the government’s new Safeguarding Australia’s Military...
May 10 2024
Defence clams up over Seahawk, Chinese jet incident
The Department of Defence has gone into full radio silence following an altercation between a Royal Australian Navy Seahawk helicopter and Chinese J-10 fighter jet earlier...
May 16 2024
Craig International Ballistics secures Hunter Class frigate armour contract
Queensland-based Craig International Ballistics has secured a multimillion-dollar contract to provide ballistic protection for the first three of Australia’s future...
May 17 2024