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General Atomics, US Air Force Research Lab successfully test XQ-67 Off-Board Sensing Station
March 11 2024
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) successfully completed the first flight of the XQ-67A Off-Board Sensing Station for the US Air Force Res...
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
Konnichiwa! Japan slated to join AUKUS Pillar 2 ahead of broader applicants
Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States have confirmed they are beginning consultation with a range of countries, starting with Japan, to collaborate on advanced...
April 10 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
US Navy celebrates keel laying for first Constellation Class frigate
US Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro, US Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Lisa Franchetti, and industry partners have celebrated the keel laying for the US Navy’s...
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
Boeing completes Super Hornet upgrade ahead of schedule
Boeing has successfully completed the upgrade and life extension of the first two service life modification F/A-18 Block III Super Hornets, delivering them to the US Navy...
June 28 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
Craig International Ballistics secures $30m ADF body armour contract
Queensland-based Craig International Ballistics has been awarded a $30 million order to provide body armour solutions for the Australian Defence Force.
May 03 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
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
Lockheed Martin secures US$756m hypersonic weapons contract
The US Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a US$756 million (AU$1.13 billion) contract to deliver additional capability for the nation’s ground-based hypersonic weapon...
May 20 2024