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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...
Air Force celebrates 20 years of C-130J Hercules

Air Force celebrates 20 years of C-130J Hercules

Air Force celebrates 20 years of C-130J Hercules Today the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) celebrated 20 years of operating the C-130J model of the Hercules transport aircraft. In September 1999, the first of 12 C-130J Hercules flown by No. 37...
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ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE CONDUCTS FIRST BILATERAL AIR COMBAT EXERCISE WITH JAPAN

ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE CONDUCTS FIRST BILATERAL AIR COMBAT EXERCISE WITH JAPAN Up to 150 Air Force personnel will participate in the first bilateral air combat exercise between the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and Japan Air Self-Defense Force.Minister for Defence, Senator...
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Autonomy pivotal for a future ready Australian Army

Autonomy pivotal for a future ready Australian ArmyLocally developed autonomous technologies will enhance the Australian Army’s current armoured personnel carriers in a demonstration project that could take soldiers off future battlefields.BAE Systems Australia and the Australian Army will convert...
NUSHIP Stalwart

NUSHIP Stalwart boosts Navy’s might 

NUSHIP Stalwart boosts Navy's might  The Royal Australian Navy is another step closer to welcoming its new fleet of support tankers into service, following the successful launch of NUSHIP Stalwart at today’s ceremony in Ferrol, Spain.Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda...
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AUSTRALIA CONDUCTS DEPLOYMENTS TO ENFORCE SANCTIONS ON NORTH KOREA

AUSTRALIA CONDUCTS DEPLOYMENTS TO ENFORCE SANCTIONS ON NORTH KOREA Australia is deploying a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to Japan to conduct maritime surveillance in support of the international effort to enforce United Nations Security Council imposed sanctions against North...
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TASMANIAN UNIVERSITY DEVELOPS WORLD-FIRST DEVICE TO KEEP CIVILIANS SAFE

TASMANIAN UNIVERSITY DEVELOPS WORLD-FIRST DEVICE TO KEEP CIVILIANS SAFE University of Tasmania team has won a Eureka Prize for the development of the world’s first trace detection device that can identify inorganic explosives in under a minute. Minister for Defence Industry,...
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AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE COMPANY, XTEK, ACQUIRES AMERICAN BALLISTIC ARMOUR COMPANY

AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE COMPANY, XTEK, ACQUIRES AMERICAN BALLISTIC ARMOUR COMPANY Key Highlights:XTEK to acquire HighCom, a successful and profitable provider of body armour and personal protective equipment in the US market HighCom generated CY2018 revenue of A$10.5m, gross margin of...
APDR editor Kym Bergmann

PLEASE DON’T UPSET DONALD TRUMP

PLEASE DON’T UPSET DONALD TRUMP  Many nations like to believe that they have some form of special relationship with the United States, but two that have a reasonable basis for that supposition are the United Kingdom and Australia. We share...

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