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Australia announces sanctions against North Korean arms supply to Russia
May 23 2024
The Australian government has announced targeted financial sanctions against six entities associated with North Korea’s supply of arms and relat...
100 repatriated from New Caledonia on RAAF flights
The RAAF is working with French authorities in New Caledonia to continue to evacuate Australians from the Pacific territory.
May 22 2024
Pentagon edges closer to embracing commercial space tech
The Pentagon is edging closer to launching a landmark initiative that will allow commercial space technology to be integrated within US military units for the first time.
May 22 2024
Early results promising from condensed officer training at Duntroon
Earlier results are reportedly promising from the Australian Defence Force’s condensed officer training program at Royal Military College – Duntroon this year.
May 22 2024
The day will come to pay the piper: Historian warns US of new ‘Cold War’ reality
Acclaimed historian Niall Ferguson has warned the United States and its allies that the day when it will be required to “pay the piper” with blood and treasure is...
May 22 2024
Bombardier Defense establishes office in South Australia
International defence aircraft manufacturer Bombardier Defense has established an office in South Australia.
May 22 2024
King Charles III confirmed as patron of RSL Australia
The Returned and Services League (RSL) of Australia has announced some heavyweight royal backing, with the United Kingdom’s His Majesty King Charles III accepting...
May 22 2024
Visionary Machines secures Defence contract for counter drone, sensor technology
Australian computer vision company Visionary Machines has been engaged in a Defence innovation contract for counter drone and Robotic and Autonomous Systems technology.
May 22 2024
South Australian agreement connects local suppliers with US submarine supply chain
The South Australian government has announced a critical supply agreement connecting local suppliers with the US nuclear-powered conventionally armed submarine supply chain.
May 21 2024
Conroy blasts Coalition over ‘zombie projects’ and ‘fraud’ amid budget furore
Australian Minister for Defence Industry Pat Conroy blasted “overprogramming”, “zombie projects” and “fraud” within the previous Coalition...
May 21 2024
War of words breaks out across Taiwan Strait as new government sworn in
Newly inaugurated Taiwanese President Lai Ching-te has kicked off a war of words between the island democracy and its larger communist neighbour, raising the stakes and...
May 21 2024
All vehicles, all electric: Australian Defence Force heading towards charged future
Federal government ministers have met with the domestic defence industry to discuss the future electrification of the Australian Defence Force’s vehicle fleet.
May 21 2024
Australian Defence Force on alert for flights to New Caledonia, says Deputy PM
Australian Defence Force personnel are ready and awaiting assistance flights to New Caledonia, according to Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles.
May 21 2024
Australia cannot afford to skip Collins Class upgrades, says Deputy PM
Australia “cannot afford not to” go ahead with the life of type extension program for its Collins Class submarine fleet despite significant engineering risk,...
May 21 2024
Marles leads the charge: Discussions begin regarding Solomon Islands’ defence force
Australian Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles is travelling to the Solomon Islands to discuss security requirements and the formation of a possible defence force under the...
May 21 2024
Research project aims to use AI to fight bushfires
The research project, led by the University of Adelaide, in collaboration with DEWC Services, DSTG, and the University of South Australia, will research how a fleet of...
May 20 2024
US Army supplied vehicles, equipment approved for sale to Ukraine
The US State Government has approved a possible US$100 million foreign military sale of US Army supplied vehicles to the Government of Ukraine.
May 20 2024
US prime buys 2 Australian-made Ocius USVs
Australian autonomous vessel developer Ocius has announced it has sold two of its Bluebottle USVs to United States prime contractor ThayerMahan, signing a teaming agreement...
May 20 2024
‘Embarrassed’ former high commissioner warns of Australia’s naval preparedness, capability
Former attorney-general and Australian high commissioner to the United Kingdom George Brandis KC has issued a stark warning to Australians and our policymakers over the state...
May 20 2024
US DOD seeks research, prototype and production ideas in open announcement
The US Department of Defense has released an open announcement to find new research ideas, prototypes, and production for the US industrial base.
May 20 2024