26 May 2017

F-35 program welcomes new leader

The leadership of the F-35 Lightning II program has passed from a United States Air Force veteran to a Vice Admiral of the Navy, with Lieutenant Gener...
Defence aviation sector to be hit by changes to 457
26 May 2017
Defence aviation sector to be hit by changes to 457 visas
The abolition of the temporary work visa (457) may see the Australian aviation community face serious consequences, with key changes excluding worker...
25 May 2017
Industry veteran lauds potential benefits of drones
Defence Connect caught up with Ron Bartsch, president of the Asia-Pacific RPAS Consortium, to discuss all matters drone-related. ...
22 May 2017
New flyers used to high-end simulation technology: CAE
The actual business of training new talented flyers has become more challenging from a technological standpoint, due to recent generations’ familiar...
19 May 2017
Australian drone expert calls for focus on UAV safety guidelines
Drone technology expert Ron Bartsch is calling for a comprehensive government campaign to establish clear safety rules around the sharing of airspace ...
18 May 2017
Australian firms partner on advanced electronic warfare training
Raytheon Australia and Air Affairs Australia have signed a teaming agreement that outlines a significant expansion of Australia’s Electronic Warfare...
16 May 2017
Nulka missile decoy program reaches special milestone
The final Nulka active missile decoy, produced by BAE Systems Australia (BAES Australia), has been delivered to the Commonwealth. ...
15 May 2017
Australia gains $50m investment in electronic sustainment
Northrop Grumman has announced a $50 million investment in western Sydney with its plans to establish an advanced defence electronics maintenance and ...
15 May 2017
Global defence giant to create defence hub in NSW
One of the world’s largest defence contractors has announced it will build a $50 million ‘centre of excellence’at the new Badgerys Creek airport...
15 May 2017
CAE talks changing skills training methods
Contemporary flight training methods focus more on technologies and advancements in visual systems, rather than muscle training, according to Ian Bell...
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