strike & air combat
19 Nov 2018

Team Reaper Aus welcomes ADF UAS announcement and industrial opportunities

In securing AIR 7003, General Atomics and Team Reaper Australia will bring a leading-edge armed UAS capability to the ADF with a focus on sovereign in...
19 Nov 2018
F-35 countdown: BAE and keeping the fifth-gen fighter mission capable
As part of the global supply chain, BAE Systems Australia is playing a key role in keeping Australia’s F-35s operational and in the air. This indust...
16 Nov 2018
Armed UAS selected but cost and variant decisions remain
Defence Connect can confirm that while Defence Minister Christopher Pyne and Defence Industry Minister Steven Ciobo have announced the selection of th...
16 Nov 2018
F-35 countdown: Training the next top gun pilots and aircrew
Maverick and Goose have nothing on the next-generation of Aussie F-35 fighter pilots and aircrew, who are being supported by Australian SME Milskil as...
15 Nov 2018
F-35 countdown: Regional maintenance hub to drive industry growth
Australia’s participation with the global F-35 program has seen Queensland-based TAE Aerospace establish itself as the regional hub for complex engi...
15 Nov 2018
TAE start construction on Bundamba engine maintenance facility
TAE Aerospace’s Turbine Engine Maintenance Facility (TEMF) has begun construction after Minister for Defency Industry Steven Ciobo broke ground on t...
14 Nov 2018
F-35 countdown: One platform, many weapons
Fifth-generation combat capability requires similarly capable weapons. Raytheon will be providing Australia’s F-35s with the tactical edge they nee...
13 Nov 2018
F-35 Countdown: Fifth gen missile to enhance lethality and export opportunities
BAE Systems Australia and partners Kongsberg Defence have developed key technology to support the integration and export possibilities of the Joint St...
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...
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...

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