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strike & air combat

12 Nov 2018

F-35 Countdown: Preparing for Australia’s super jet

The first two fifth-generation F-35 combat jets are set to arrive on Australian shores this December. Over the coming month, Defence Connect will deli...
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30 Oct 2018
Lucky 13 Belgium selects F-35 as future fighter
Belgium has become the latest nation to join the global F-35 program with an announcement over the weekend which will see the current inventory of F-1...
quickstep holdings premiers export awards
26 Oct 2018
Export success recognised for Quickstep
Quickstep Holdings’ export success has been rewarded with a win at the NSW Premier’s Export Awards in the NSW Defence Industries category. ...
25 Oct 2018
BAE sharpens Hawks’ talons
BAE Systems Australia has successfully inducted the final Hawk Mk 127 lead-in trainer aircraft into its Williamtown maintenance facility ahead of its ...
24 Oct 2018
DST scientist honoured for JSF innovation
Australian Defence scientist Paul Marsden has been awarded the US Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service as part of his ongoing sup...
23 Oct 2018
Australia takes delivery of 10th JSF
Australia’s 10th F-35A has been delivered to Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, joining the RAAF’s other fifth-generation aircraft on the flight li...
18 Oct 2018
Roulettes showcase new planes and paint job for pilot training system
Minister for Defence Christopher Pyne and Minister for Defence Personnel Darren Chester have announced a new colour scheme for the RAAF’s aerobatic...
15 Oct 2018
Boeing completes construction of 100th P-8 Poseidon
Boeing has completed production of the 100th P-8 Poseidon multi-purpose, maritime patrol aircraft at the company's factory in Washington state.  ...
4 Oct 2018
PODCAST: How GaardTech will revolutionise the way that battles are won, Steen Bisgaard, GaardTech
In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, host Phil Tarrant is joined by founding director of GaardTech Steen Bisgaard, who will unpack how its ...
4 Oct 2018
UK Wedgetail procurement to benefit Australian industry
The UK has confirmed that it was in discussion with Boeing and the Royal Australian Air Force about the potential for the E-7 Wedgetail Airborne Early...

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