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TIMOR-LESTE: 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF INTERFET COMMEMORATIONS

TIMOR-LESTE: 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF INTERFET COMMEMORATIONS Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC, Minister for Derfence, will travel to Dili, Timor-Leste between 19–21 September as part of Australia’s recognition of the 20th anniversary of the deployment of the International Force East...
AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

AUSTRALIAN AND US UNIVERSITIES TO WORK TOGETHER ON AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

AUSTRALIAN AND US UNIVERSITIES TO WORK TOGETHER ON AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES A consortium of four Australian universities will receive $3 million from the Morrison Government to work with their American counterparts on developing the next-generation of autonomous vehicles. Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon...
Military Sales Catalogue

APPLICATIONS INVITED FOR 2020 AUSTRALIAN MILITARY SALES CATALOGUE

APPLICATIONS INVITED FOR 2020 AUSTRALIAN MILITARY SALES CATALOGUE Australian businesses who want to expand their defence industry operations by taking their products and services to the world are invited to apply for inclusion in the 2020 Australian Military Sales Catalogue. Minister for Defence...
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MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR LAND CAPABILITY PROJECT  PROGRESSES TO NEXT STAGE

MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR LAND CAPABILITY PROJECT PROGRESSES TO NEXT STAGE The Morrison Government’s multi-billion dollar investment to replace Army’s current fleet of mobility and reconnaissance vehicles is taking another significant step forward, with Hanwha Defense Australia and Rheinmetall Defence Australia invited to participate in...
THIRD AND FINAL AIR WARFARE DESTROYER ENTERS SEA TRIALS

THIRD AND FINAL AIR WARFARE DESTROYER ENTERS SEA TRIALS

  THIRD AND FINAL AIR WARFARE DESTROYER ENTERS SEA TRIALS The Australian Defence Force’s third Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD), Sydney, has commenced its first phase of sea trials which will test the ship’s hull, propulsion and navigation systems. The initial trial phase will be followed...
Royal Australian Air Force E-7A Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft

E-7A WEDGETAIL AIRCRAFT JOINS US-LED GLOBAL COALITION AGAINST DAESH

E-7A WEDGETAIL AIRCRAFT JOINS US-LED GLOBAL COALITION AGAINST DAESH As part of Australia’s contribution to the US-led Global Coalition against Daesh, a Royal Australian Air Force E-7A Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control aircraft has arrived in the Middle East. Minister for Defence, Senator...
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MILITARY SKILLS REINFORCE REGIONAL PARTNERSHIPS DURING EXERCISE HYDRA

MILITARY SKILLS REINFORCE REGIONAL PARTNERSHIPS DURING EXERCISE HYDRA Soldiers from eight nations are engaging in a military skills competition in Brisbane testing the teamwork, physical stamina and mental rigour of partners across the Indo-Pacific. Exercise Hydra, an annual military exercise, is designed to test...
Hon Melissa Price MP

BACKING A CANBERRA SMALL BUSINESS TARGETING INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS ON THE GLOBAL STAGE

BACKING A CANBERRA SMALL BUSINESS TARGETING INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS ON THE GLOBAL STAGE A Canberra company will develop a smart digital solution for Army’s tactical logistics management and control with funding support through the Morrison Government. Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Melissa Price...
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INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP ESTABLISHED FOR HMAS CAIRNS FUEL FACILITY

INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP ESTABLISHED FOR HMAS CAIRNS FUEL FACILITY Defence will partner with Viva Energy Australia to manage the HMAS Cairns fuel facility as part of the Government’s commitment to transform the Defence fuel network. Commander Joint Logistics, Rear Admiral Ian Murray welcomed the partnership...
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DEFENCE EXPORT GRANTS HELP SMALL BUSINESSES THINK GLOBAL

DEFENCE EXPORT GRANTS HELP SMALL BUSINESSES THINK GLOBAL The Morrison Government has awarded $1.85 million in grants to small businesses looking to expand overseas, as part of a strategic approach to growing Australia’s defence exports. Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon...

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