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Israeli Air Force acquires third F-35 squadron under new US agreement
June 06 2024
The Israeli Air Force will acquire a third squadron of F-35 joint strike fighter aircraft under an agreement with the US government. ...
Australian Redback IFVs to be fitted with Mk44 chain guns
Hanwha Redback infantry fighting vehicles will be fitted with Mk44 Stretch Bushmaster chain guns under an industry partnership announced this week.
June 06 2024
Saildrone, Hanwha, Airbus and Tata Group named in 100 Most Influential Companies list
International defence companies Saildrone, Hanwha Group, Airbus, and Tata Group have landed a coveted spot in TIME magazine’s Global 100 Most Influential Companies of...
June 06 2024
NIOA opens office at the US Army’s Picatinny Arsenal
Australian-owned firearms, weapons and munitions company NIOA announced that it has opened an office at Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey, home to a workforce of over 6,000,...
June 05 2024
New round of grants open for SA industry and researchers
The Defence Innovation Partnership has confirmed it will be accepting applications for grants as part of its Activator Fund.
June 05 2024
No Tomahawks and optronics upgrades scrapped as Commonwealth approves Collins LOTE
Minister for Defence Industry Pat Conroy confirmed that the government has approved a life-of-type extension program for Australia’s six Collins Class submarines while...
June 05 2024
Downer announces strategic partnership with Kompozition
Downer Professional Services has entered into a strategic partnership with Australian digital engineering software scale-up Kompozition.
June 05 2024
Ventia earns national recognition as a Veteran Employer of Choice
Australian Defence Force industry partner Ventia has earned national recognition as a Veteran Employer of Choice.
June 05 2024
Russian multipurpose unmanned ground vehicles enter field testing
The Russian defence industry has announced an anti-tank missile carrying unmanned ground vehicle platform has entered field testing.
June 05 2024
Austria, Sweden request Black Hawk helicopters in separate US sales
The governments of Austria and Sweden have both requested to buy a dozen UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters each in two separate US foreign military sales.
June 05 2024
Beijing’s navy continues to expand fleet, capability amid mounting tensions
In the past few weeks, Beijing has rapidly accelerated its coercion campaign against the island democracy of Taiwan, raising concerns that they move sooner rather than later,...
June 05 2024
US announces US$1.9bn contract modification for HIMARS
The US government has announced a US$1.9 billion contract modification for High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) with American defence prime Lockheed Martin.
June 05 2024
Industry competition launched to supply FPV drones to Ukraine
The United Kingdom and Latvia have launched an industry competition to supply thousands of first-person view (FPV) drones to Ukraine.
June 05 2024
DroneShield opens new HQ, commits to tripling R&D and manufacturing capacity
ASX-listed DroneShield has opened its new headquarters in Pyrmont, committing to triple its research and development and manufacturing capacity to AU$400 million annually.
June 04 2024
Defence Bank appoints new CEO
A 30-year insurance and banking expert has been appointed as chief executive officer of Defence Bank.
June 04 2024
Conroy shares rare glimpse behind the Defence iron curtain
Australian Minister for Defence Industry Pat Conroy has shared a rare glimpse of future planning and current projects behind Defence’s traditional iron curtain of...
June 04 2024
International Defence Force: ADF recruitment widened to non-Australian citizens
The federal government has announced expanded recruitment criteria to allow eligible permanent residents from the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States...
June 04 2024
Protesters ready plans to disrupt Land Forces Expo in September
Protest groups are moving forward with plans to picket the Land Forces International Land Defence Exposition in Melbourne this year.
June 04 2024
Wingman unmanned aircraft concept model to debut in Berlin
A new Wingman concept model will be put on display in Berlin by European multinational aerospace corporation Airbus.
June 04 2024
Don’t assume we will win
For the first time in eight decades, our way of life and the order upon which it is built is coming under direct assault. Where things differ is the lasting cultural impact...
June 04 2024