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DEFENCE SIGNS MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR CONTRACT FOR AIR DEFENCE RADARS

DEFENCE SIGNS MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR CONTRACT FOR AIR DEFENCE RADARS Defence has signed a multi-million dollar contract with leading-edge Canberra company CEA Technologies Pty Ltd, for the supply of Army’s new short range ground-based air defence capability. The $137 million contract will provide advanced...
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AUSTRALIAN NAVY SHIP ARRIVES IN VIETNAM

AUSTRALIAN NAVY SHIP ARRIVES IN VIETNAM The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) replenishment ship HMAS Sirius has arrived in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam as part of Navy’s second East Asia Deployment for 2019. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said the...
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22nd Australia-China Defence Strategic Dialogue

22nd Australia-China Defence Strategic Dialogue Senior defence officials from Australia and China will meet tomorrow in Sydney for the 22nd Australia-China Defence Strategic Dialogue. Held since 1997, the annual Australia-China Defence Strategic Dialogue is the peak forum for discussions between Australia’s Department of...
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ADF SUPPORTS FIREFIGHTING EFFORT IN NSW AND QLD

ADF SUPPORTS FIREFIGHTING EFFORT IN NSW AND QLD The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is working with emergency services to assist with firefighting efforts in north-eastern New South Wales. As the Minister for Defence, I am focussed on ensuring the ADF are...
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NAVY KEY DRAW CARD AT FREMANTLE MARITIME DAY

NAVY KEY DRAW CARD AT FREMANTLE MARITIME DAY Western Australians will be welcomed aboard HMAS Stirling at Garden Island in Rockingham on 2 November 2019 for the Royal Australian Navy’s 11th annual Port of Fremantle Maritime Day. Minister for Defence, Senator...
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HMAS BRISBANE COMMENCES COMBAT SYSTEM TRIALS IN US

HMAS BRISBANE COMMENCES COMBAT SYSTEM TRIALS IN US In a first for the Royal Australian Navy and the United States Navy, HMAS Brisbane has completed a live missile engagement. Using remote sensor data from the USS Stockdale and the Cooperative Engagement...
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AUSSIE BUSINESS WINS MORE WORK IN F-35 PROGRAM

AUSSIE BUSINESS WINS MORE WORK IN F-35 PROGRAM A Western-Sydney based company has picked up more work in the global F-35 program, off the back of a stepped-up campaign from the Morrison Government. Quickstep has been awarded 10 new composite parts...
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BOEING ASSEMBLY AND TEST FACILITY OPENS IN BRISBANE

BOEING ASSEMBLY AND TEST FACILITY OPENS IN BRISBANE In a strong sign of the continued growth in Australia’s defence industry, a major defence manufacturing and testing facility was opened in Brisbane today. Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Melissa Price MP, opened...
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HMAS ADELAIDE TO SUPPORT OPERATION RENDER SAFE FOR THE FIRST TIME

HMAS ADELAIDE TO SUPPORT OPERATION RENDER SAFE FOR THE FIRST TIME   Operation RENDER SAFE 2019 has commenced in the Solomon Islands, with the Australian and New Zealand Defence Forces working together with the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) to...
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SUPPORTING CUTTING-EDGE INNOVATION IN THE DEFENCE INDUSTRY

SUPPORTING CUTTING-EDGE INNOVATION IN THE DEFENCE INDUSTRY   A Victorian small business has been awarded a $336,000 contract to develop potentially life-saving technology for Defence under the Morrison Government’s Defence Innovation Hub.Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Melissa Price MP, congratulated Anywise Consulting for...

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