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18 Jan 2022

AIM Defence selected by Next Generation Technologies Fund to progress ‘hybrid-twin’ virtual test environment

High-power laser developer AIM Defence has been selected to partner with the Defence Science & Technology Group (DSTG) for 16-months to progress A...
18 Jan 2022
New high-explosive warheads delivered to RAAF
Locally manufactured next-generation warheads have been accepted into service by the RAAF.   ...
12 Jan 2022
Lockheed Martin wins US$102m award to upgrade Egypt’s Apache fleet
Lockheed Martin has been awarded the contract to upgrade the sensors onboard 25 of the country’s AH-64D Apache systems, bringing the aircraft from a...
10 Jan 2022
Hellfire missile order approved
The US State Department has sanctioned the sale of Hellfire missiles to the Australian Defence Force. ...
4 Jan 2022
2021 a successful year for the F-35, says Lockheed Martin
Over 2021, Switzerland and Finland selected Lockheed Martin’s F-35 for their new fighter jets while Denmark received the country’s first F-35 jet...
17 Dec 2021
NIOA unveils plan to develop local gun factory
The munitions company is exploring locations for a new small arms manufacturing facility.   ...
16 Dec 2021
BAE Systems secures $687m global F-35 deal
The company has been tapped by Lockheed Martin to bolster the global F-35 fleet’s EW capability.  ...
13 Dec 2021
Finnish Air Force selects F-35A
Finland is the latest among a host of nations to select the Lockheed Martin-built fighter jet to bolster its long-range stealth capability. ...
10 Dec 2021
Looking beyond the Loyal Wingman
Why Australia must begin investigating long-range airpower capability beyond the Loyal Wingman program.  ...
10 Dec 2021
RAAF Base Tindal welcomes F-35As into service
Four of the fifth-generation fighter jets have arrived in the Top End, officially replacing the retired Classic Hornet aircraft. ...

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Jan 21 2022
Israel places order for three Dakar Class subs from thyssenkrupp Marine Systems
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Jan 21 2022
CRF awards new tranche of defence innovation grants
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Jan 21 2022
EOS announces new deputy CEO
Electro Optic Systems (EOS) has appointed a candidate to fill the newly created role of deputy chief executive. ...