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Defence budget 2024-25: Nuclear-powered submarines distort spending patterns

A few things jump out from an analysis of next year’s Defence budget of $55.687 billion.  As has been widely expected, the quest to acquire nuclear-powered submarines has started swallowing money like the black hole in the centre of...

Exercise Bersama Shield concludes

Exercise Bersama Shield has concluded in Malaysia. A contingent of around 25 Australian Defence Force personnel and a RAAF C-27J Spartan aircraft deployed to Malaysia, joining participants from the Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) nations on Exercise Bersama Shield...
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ADF wraps up Exercise Balikatan

The 39th iteration of the largest annual bilateral exercise conducted between the Philippines and the United States has concluded, with around 200 Australian Defence Force personnel taking part.Exercise Balikatan is an annual training exercise conducted between the Armed Forces...
Immersive CounterIED Training

FLAIM Systems awarded deal for countermine training tech

FLAIM Systems has been awarded a $1.32 million contract from the Australian Army to further develop the FLAIM Sweeper, an immersive countermine and explosive hazard awareness training system. The contract incorporates the purchase of multiple systems to conduct an...
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Lufthansa Technik starts P-8A training for German techs

Roughly a year before the planned entry into service of the new maritime patrol aircraft, Lufthansa Technik recently began qualifying the first German Navy technicians for the support of the P-8A Poseidon. As part of their training courses at...
CJHLTH visit to Saab DHCSC

Saab delivers ADF field hospital training

Saab Australia recently hosted ADF personnel at its Deployable Health Capability Support Centre (DHCSC) in Queensland to deliver CMR 2 Introduction into Service training to enable the deployment of Australia’s new mobile field hospital capability. Under the JP2060 Phase 3...
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Saab wins deal for UK training systems

Saab has signed an initial three-year contract with the UK Ministry of Defence for the provision of support to Live Simulation systems with ILT-D (Instrumented Live Training), valued at £60M and options to extend until 2030.The ILT-D contract, replaces...
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US Marines arrive at Darwin for training

United States Marines have arrived in the Northern Territory as part of the 13th rotation of Marine Rotational Force – Darwin (MRF-D). The United States is Australia’s principal strategic partner and cooperation between our two countries is central to...
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RYAN AEROSPACE ships 500th simulator

RYAN AEROSPACE (Australia) has achieved a milestone with the shipment of its 500th flight simulator. RYAN AEROSPACE started producing rotary wing simulators in 2005 and later ventured into the fixed wing flight training market. While traditional, certified simulators are...
Cyber Resilience

Cisco supporting cyber resilience platforms through the Defence Trailblazer

 Technology company Cisco joins forces with the University of Adelaide under the Defence Trailblazer to support resilience in the cyber domain Australians are no stranger to cyber-attacks and information warfare is now part of the everyday news narrative. For...