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31 Oct 2017

Gearing up for Australia’s future joint battle management system

The race to secure the coveted AIR 6500 contract is well and truly underway, and one contender has taken Defence Connect through what it has planned t...
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26 Oct 2017
ADF offers closed-door briefing to senators over drones
Australian Defence Force (ADF) chiefs offered senators a private briefing over surveillance drones as they were questioned over the suspension of C...
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25 Oct 2017
Australian spy planes withdrawing from the Philippines
Minister for Defence Marise Payne has confirmed two Australian Defence Force AP-3C Orion aircraft will be gradually withdrawn from the Philippines, st...
24 Oct 2017
Israel selects missiles put forward for LAND 400 Phase 2
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has awarded Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd a contract to supply more than 1,000 SPIKE LR 2, fifth generation el...
23 Oct 2017
Contract awarded to protect Aus and US from electronic threats
Harris Corporation has received a US$133 million contract to supply electronic jammers to protect US Navy and Australian F/A-18 Hornet and Super Horne...
17 Oct 2017
International missile developer partners with Australian steel manufacturer
A local steel manufacturer has partnered with an international defence systems provider that will see the Australian company take part in a major expo...
10 Oct 2017
Foreign military increases interest in Aus F/A-18s
An Australian ally has officially expressed its interest in acquiring Australia’s Boeing F/A-18 fighter aircraft. ...
9 Oct 2017
Tiger fleet remains in limbo
Following the grounding of the German Airbus Tiger fleet after a deadly crash, the German Defence Ministry lifted the grounding order on the helicopt...
5 Oct 2017
Australia set to receive new missiles
Final preparations are being made to restart Standard Missile-2 production after Australia, Japan, South Korea and the Netherlands pooled resources ea...
4 Oct 2017
US approves F-35 weapons sale to Aus
The US State Department has cleared a potential sale of weapons to Australia to enhance its F-35A Joint Strike Fighter for an estimated cost of $815 m...

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