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THALES AUSTRALIA AND WEDGETAIL INDUSTRIES JOIN FORCES ON SMALL ARMS EXPORTS TO INDIA

Thales Australia and Wedgetail Industries join forces on small arms exports to India Thales Australia has signed an MoU with Wedgetail Industries for the design, development and manufacture of the LA106 Longreach .338” Sniper Rifle chassis to support potential export...

BUSHMASTER GETS WEAPON UPGRADE

BUSHMASTER GETS WEAPON UPGRADE The weapon systems on the Army’s lifesaving Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicles are set for an upgrade. The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, said  the upgrade will include a new, Australian-designed stabilisation system that...
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AUSTRALIAN STEEL MAKER BISALLOY A MAGNET FOR SUCCESS

AUSTRALIAN STEEL MAKER BISALLOY A MAGNET FOR SUCCESS In another sign of success for Australia’s Defence industry, Bisalloy today announced its best year of defence exports in over a decade. With a significant increase of 56 percent in sales compared to...

Rheinmetall and Supacat partnership for Land 400 Phase 2

Rheinmetall and Supacat partnership for Land 400 Phase 2 Rheinmetall Defence Australia is pleased to announce its first major supplier contract for the Commonwealth of Australia’s Land 400 Phase 2 program with the signing of a partnership agreement with specialist...
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POSEIDON’S FIRST STRIKE

POSEIDON’S FIRST STRIKE The Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) P-8A Poseidon aircraft has successfully fired its first Harpoon missile during Exercise RIMPAC 18. The ATM-84J Harpoon missile was launched from the aircraft at the Pacific Missile Range Facility, off the coast...

LAND 400 PHASE 2 – LAND COMBAT VEHICLE SYSTEM (LCVS) – Part 1

LAND 400 LAND 400 PHASE 2 – LAND COMBAT VEHICLE SYSTEM (LCVS) – Part 1 Byline: Geoff Slocombe / Victoria At the 13 February 2013 hearing of the Senate’s Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee, Senator Fawcett asked Lieutenant General David...

GRIPEN E IN THE AIR WITH SWISS PYLONS

Saab’s Gripen E programme continues to make progress. The Gripen aircraft with designation 39-8 has conducted a number of successful flights carrying external stores, including pylons from the Swiss company RUAG Aerostructures. Since the first flight with the Gripen E...
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BOEING EXPANDS AUSTRALIAN DATA ANALYTICS SERVICES

Boeing Expands Australian Data Analytics Services ADELAIDE, Australia, Sep. 5, 2018 — Boeing will begin integrating new data analytics tools into all Boeing Defence Australia support contracts, enhancing its position as a leading fleet services provider in the region. The...

Saab Receives Order From New Zealand For Tactical Engagement Simulation System

Saab Receives Order From New Zealand For Tactical Engagement Simulation System Defence and security company Saab has received the first order, under a five-year agreement recently signed with the New Zealand Army, to deliver a high fidelity Tactical Engagement Simulation...

Battle management systems comes together

LAND 200 Battle management systems comes together Byline: Kym Bergmann / Canberra Several armies are in the process of introducing future soldier systems: the United States with FBCB2; France with FELIN; and Israel with their WIN battle management system (BMS) and related...

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