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CAE opens new office in Canberra, Australia

CAE today announced that its Defence and Security business unit has expanded operations in Australia by opening a new office in Canberra, the capital city of Australia.

Defence Mission Systems Champions team up for European MALE drone programme

Four European Champions in the area of Defence Mission Systems intend to combine their unique and complementary capabilities to provide the MALE (Medium Altitude, Long Endurance) drone programme of France, Germany, Italy and Spain

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Airbus Helicopters and Schiebel successfully demonstrate the highest levels of Manned-Unmanned Teaming capabilities

Airbus Helicopters and Schiebel have tested Manned Unmanned Teaming (MUM-T) capabilities between an H145 platform

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DEFENCE SECRETARY VISITS GLASGOW TO VIEW PROGRESS OF THE FIRST CITY CLASS TYPE 26

Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, Secretary of State for Defence, visited BAE Systems’ Clyde shipyards today to gain an insight into the Company’s next generation digital ship design approach for the Type 26 frigates, before viewing the first fully constructed units of the first of class, GLASGOW.

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Saab Receives Order for Australian OPV Situational Awareness System

Saab has received a contract from Luerssen Australia for the Situational Awareness System (SAS) for the Royal Australian Navy’s new Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV).

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SEA SECURES LEADING ROLE IN SUPPLYING TORPEDO LAUNCH SYSTEMS TO SE ASIA NAVIES

Cohort company SEA has established itself as one of the leading suppliers of Torpedo Launcher Systems (TLS) in the SE Asia region following a string of contract successes.

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McDonnell Douglas Helicopters relies on Thales’ lightweight rocket launchers for its global customers

Thales is pleased to announce the qualification of the FZ220 rocket launcher for unguided and guided munition (70mm) on the latest McDonnell Douglas’ light helicopter (MD530G).

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AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE FORCE DEMONSTRATES COOPERATIVE ENGAGEMENT CAPABILITY

The Australian Defence Force’s ability to defeat enemy air threats has been boosted with the successful testing of the new Cooperative Engagement Capability

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STATEMENT REGARDING THE COOPERATIVE ENGAGEMENT CAPABILITY SUCCESS ON AUSTRALIA’S AIR WARFARE DESTROYERS

Raytheon Australia welcomes the announcement that HMAS Hobart and future destroyer Brisbane have successfully demonstrated the Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) system,which is the first use of this technology by a nation other than the United States.

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Address at Team Defence Australia in Kuala Lumpur.

CHRISTOPHER PYNE: Thank you very much, Admiral. To you, to Andrew, our High Commissioner here in Kuala Lumpur.

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SIA CONGRATULATES NEW ADF LEADERS

The Submarine Institute of Australia (SIA) welcomes recommendations relating to command changes in the Australian Defence Force (ADF) which have been announced.

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DEFENCE INDUSTRY MINISTER SAYS G’DAY TO THE USA

Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, will travel to Washington DC from 12-13 April 2018 to attend and deliver the keynote address to the US-Australian Dialogue on Defence Industries.

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Navantia Australia signs Memorandum of Understanding with CBG Systems

Navantia Australia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tasmania’s CBG systems for insulation and fire protection supply and management for its bid for the future frigates project.

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Kleos Space Opens First Overseas Office

(“Kleos Space” or “Company”), a state-of-the-art space technology operator who will launch and operate its first earth observation satellite system in early 2019, is pleased to announce the creation of its first wholly owned subsidiary abroad, Australian registered; Kleos Space (Asia Pacific) Pty Ltd (“Kleos Space AP”).

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