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LAND 200: Elbit BMS withdrawn from service – but the reasons remain unclear

As has been very widely reported, the Battle Management System part of Army’s LAND 200 project has been withdrawn from service - and we can say with confidence that this happened on or before May 15.  Unless people have...
Bell 407, VH-BLE, and Bell 429, VH-MJI, wearing an Australian military camouflage scheme ahead of the 2019 Australian International Airshow. Both helicopters are captured within the vicinity of Albury, New South Wales.

Hawker Pacific Launches ICN Gateway for Land 2097 Phase 4

Hawker Pacific Launches ICN Gateway for Land 2097 Phase 4 Sydney, May 31, 2019 - Hawker Pacific launched its ICN Gateway for the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) forthcoming Special Operations Helicopter acquisition project under LAND 2097 Phase 4. This gateway...
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INAUGURAL MARITIME EXERCISE PACIFIC VANGUARD CONCLUDES OFF COAST OF GUAM

INAUGURAL MARITIME EXERCISE PACIFIC VANGUARD CONCLUDES OFF COAST OF GUAM The first iteration of Exercise Pacific Vanguard was successfully held off the coast of Guam over the period 22-28 May 2019.Exercise Pacific Vanguard is a combined maritime exercise involving key...
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Australian Army blocks Taipan helicopters for Ukraine to cover up their own failures

The truth is finally starting to come out.  It took only 90 seconds and two questions from Senator David Fawcett to Foreign Minister Penny Wong to confirm what many have long suspected – the only thing between desperately needed...

LAND 907 PHASE 2: ABRAMS M1 AIM SA MAIN BATTLE TANK UPGRADE

The LAND 907 Phase 2 Main Battle Tank (MBT) upgrade will look to improve Australian Army’s MBTs and acquire additional M88 Armoured Recovery Vehicles (ARV). The ARV will conduct armoured recovery for both LAND 907 Phase 2 MBT Upgrade...
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UPDATED: Australia to sell “up to” 46 F/A-18A/B Hornets to U.S. company for adversary...

UPDATED: Australia to sell "up to" 46 F/A-18 A/B Hornets to U.S. company for adversary work This article was originally published on the 6th of March 2020 and has subsequently been updated with comments from the Department of DefenceAustralia will...
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NEW MATERIALS RESEARCH TO ENHANCE SUBMARINE STEALTH

NEW MATERIALS RESEARCH TO ENHANCE SUBMARINE STEALTH Defence has signed a 3-year collaboration agreement with universities and industry to develop new acoustic materials that will make Australian submarines harder to detect. The $1.5 million Defence Science and Technology (DST) agreement, supported...

Lockheed Martin Australia announces successful Aegis Combat System ‘Light Off’ for Australia

Lockheed Martin Australia announces successful Aegis Combat System ‘Light Off’ for Australia  "SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA Thursday June 6: Defence technology and innovation company," "Lockheed Martin Australia in support of the Royal Australian Navy, is today announcing the successful ‘light off’ of the Aegis...

FN Herstal launches new machine gun

Belgium-based designer and manufacturer of small caliber weapons, associated weapon systems and ammunition FN Herstal has announced the entry of a brand-new machine gun with unique features, the FN EVOLYS. With this new addition to FN Herstal’s product portfolio,...
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Boeing mourns passing of Australian VP/MD Darren Edwards; Interim Leader Named

   Boeing mourns passing of Australian VP/MD Darren Edwards; Interim Leader NamedBRISBANE, September 23, 2019 – Boeing is saddened to announce the death of Darren Edwards, the vice president and managing director of Boeing Defence Australia (BDA). Edwards passed...

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