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Defence and industry leaders ‘break the ground’ at future JSF engine facility

Defence and industry leaders ‘break the ground’ at future JSF engine facility TAE Aerospace today held an event to mark the start of construction on its new aerospace facility in Bundamba, Queensland. The facility is the future home of the...
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THALES AUSTRALIA ONESKY FACILITY OPENING

THALES AUSTRALIA ONESKY FACILITY OPENING The brand new Thales Australia World Trade Centre offices were officially opened by Defence Minister Christopher Pyne in Melbourne today, paving the way for further progress in the OneSKY project. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for...

Australia and United States first countries to use Cooperative Engagement Capability between Navies

Australia and United States first countries to use Cooperative Engagement Capability between Navies In a first for our respective navies, HMAS Hobart has successfully tested a communications capability, proving her ability to share sensor information and real-time combat system data...
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DEVELOPING AUSTRALIA’S WORKFORCE BEHIND THE DEFENCE FORCE

DEVELOPING AUSTRALIA’S WORKFORCE BEHIND THE DEFENCE FORCE Australia’s transformative Naval Shipbuilding College has been officially opened. The College will deliver a coordinated, national approach to workforce development and skilling for our naval shipbuilding enterprise. Minister for Defence Christopher Pyne officially opened the...
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21ST ANNUAL AUSTRALIA-CHINA DEFENCE STRATEGIC DIALOGUE

21ST ANNUAL AUSTRALIA-CHINA DEFENCE STRATEGIC DIALOGUE The Secretary of Defence, Mr Greg Moriarty and the Chief of the Defence Force, General Angus Campbell visited the People’s Republic of China this week to conduct the Australia-China Defence Strategic Dialogue. Held in Beijing...

Australia takes delivery of 10th joint strike fighter

Australia takes delivery of 10th joint strike fighter   The tenth F-35A Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) to be delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has arrived at US Air Force Luke Air Force Base (AFB) in Arizona, joining Australia’s...

ASSISTANT MINISTER REINFORCES CLOSE DEFENCE RELATIONSHIP WITH SINGAPORE

ASSISTANT MINISTER REINFORCES CLOSE DEFENCE RELATIONSHIP WITH SINGAPORE Assistant Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon David Fawcett, today met with the Singapore High Commissioner, Kwok Fook Seng, to discuss the ongoing and close defence relationship between Australia and Singapore. Both countries...

RAAF ROULETTES AN INTEGRAL PART OF PILOT TRAINING SYSTEM

RAAF ROULETTES AN INTEGRAL PART OF PILOT TRAINING SYSTEM   The Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) Roulettes today unveiled the new colour scheme for their PC-21 aircraft. Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, and Minister for Defence Personnel, the Hon...

Minister for Defence Industry, Steven Ciobo attends Royal Australian Navy Testing of Stand Off...

_________________________________________________________________________ Minister for Defence Industry, Steven Ciobo attends Royal Australian Navy Testing of Stand Off Detection prototype. The Royal Australian Navy has been testing EPE’s Maritime PRIED system in Darwin this week. This project awarded under the Defence Innovation Hub to...

$433,214 FUNDING BOOST TO STURT BUSINESS

$433,214 FUNDING BOOST TO STURT BUSINESS An innovative company in Sturt is set to benefit from a $433,214 share in $3.5 million of Australian Government’s Accelerating Commercialisation (AC) grants. Fivecast Pty Ltd from Kent Town has been offered an AC grant...

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