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Tiger ARH - Capability Update - Interview with Minister Christopher Pyne

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First joint helicopter school students receive their wings

The first intake of Army and Navy Pilots, Aviation Warfare Officers and Aircrew have received their wings, graduating from the Joint Helicopter School within 723 Squadron at HMAS Albatross, Nowra.

NIOA Acquires Benalla Land

Demonstrating our commitment to regional domestic manufacturing and private investment, NIOA has recently acquired 300 acres of industrial zoned land adjacent to the government owned munitions manufacturing plant at Benalla Victoria.

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HONOURING THE CONTRIBUTION OF AUSTRALIA’S PEACEKEEPERS

THE vital role of Australians in United Nations (UN) peace operations and their more than 70 years of dedicated service to the international community is remembered today, National Peacekeeper and Peacemaker Day.

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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 opportunities to India.

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THALES STRENGTHENING LOCAL MUNITIONS CAPABILITY WITH NEW AGREEMENTS

Thales Australia has today expanded their partnership with General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems (GD-OTS) to offer the latest munitions solutions to Australian Defence Force.

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Advanced Elbit BMS Integration for LWAGL

The adoption of Elbit Systems Australia’s revolutionary Battle Management System (BMS) under the LAND 200 Tranche 2 project has opened up further opportunities for additional weapons systems to be integrated with the Elbit Raptor BMS.

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Elbit Systems of Australia to Help Train ADF Cyber Warriors

Elbit Systems of Australia has been selected by the Australian Defence Force to boost Australia’s Cyber Security capability.

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Safran selected to provide the electro optic sensor

Saab Australia has selected Safran Electronics & Defense Australasia to provide the electro optic sensor as part of the situational awareness system for the 12 Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) SEA1180 Project.

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SPIKE ER2

SPIKE ER2 will be competing as the armament of choice for the German Tiger program, as well as for the Polish Army

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Saab Receives Australian Order for Carl-Gustaf M4

Saab has received an order for deliveries of the new Carl-Gustaf® M4 multi-role weapon system to the Australian Army. This is Saab´s sixth customer for the Carl-Gustaf M4 system since its launch in late 2014. Deliveries will take place during 2020.

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General Dynamics Land Systems–Australia showcases Abrams Main Battle Tank at Land Forces 2018

General Dynamics Land Systems–Australia is showcasing the Abrams Main Battle Tank at Land Forces Conference 2018.

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LVSII Extends M2 HMG Capability

he Lightweight Video Sight II (LVSII) developed for the GD-OTS Light Weight Automatic Grenade Launcher (LWAGL) allows operators to engage targets using the most sophisticated fire control system currently available for crew served weapons.

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Boeing Expands Australian Data Analytics Services

Boeing [NYSE: BA] 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 regi

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LEIDOS AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCES MOU WITH AUSTRALIAN SME J3SEVEN

Leidos Australia announced today it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with J3Seven, an Australian small business specialising in chemical, biological, radiological, exploitation and screening products.

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Australian Army air defence makes the grade

Saab Australia has achieved a major milestone in receiving US certification for the update to the Australian Army’s short range air-defence system to the latest Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) Mode 5 standard.

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Lockheed Martin partners with Deakin to expand industry applications of FORTIS Exoskeleton

A 12-month research partnership between Lockheed Martin Australia and Deakin University’s Institute for Intelligent Systems Research

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LEIDOS AUSTRALIA AWARDED LAND 2110 PHASE 1B CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, RADIOLOGICAL, NUCLEAR DEFENCE (CBRND) PROJECT

Today, Leidos Australia confirmed that it received award of the contract for Land 2110 Phase 1B from the Australian Department of Defence.

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LAND FORCES 2018: BOOSTING THE ARMIES OF AUSTRALIA, FRIENDS AND ALLIES

Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, said this year LAND FORCES will be bigger and better than ever.

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Is it time to increase Defence Spending?

This might seem an unusual question to ask in an edition for the Land Forces conference, which will feature displays of the massive amount of hardware that Army is in the process of acquiring.

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NIOA Expands Defence Team

NIOA continues to strengthen its Defence and Law Enforcement team with the recent addition of Jackson Nioa as Corporate Development Manager.

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Airbus Perlan Mission II soars to over 62,000 feet, setting second altitude world record and crossing Armstrong Line

Airbus Perlan Mission II, the world’s first initiative to pilot an engineless aircraft to the edge of space, made history again yesterday in El Calafate, Argentina,

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LAND 400 Phase 3 – Mounted Close Combat Capability RFT imminent.

It seems highly likely that the long awaited LAND 400 Phase 3 Request for Tender (RFT) release is imminent, probably in time for the Land Forces conference in Adelaide.

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