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AIR MARSHAL GEOFF BROWN INTERVIEW - TRITON UAS UPDATE - F-35 AUSTRALIAN INDUSTRY PARTICIPATION - SEA 1000 BUREAUCRATIC POLITICS

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RAAF first EA-18G ‘Growler’ rolled out

During a ceremony on June 29 at Boeing’s F/A-18 assembly plant in St Louis, former Chief of the Air Force Geoff Brown said the acquisition of Super Hornet ‘Growlers’ is the biggest single advance in RAAF capability since the purchase of F-111s in the 1960s.

Australian Company to Provide Parts for Initial Production of the Triton Unmanned Aircraft System

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has awarded the first Australian supplier contract for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) initial production lot to Ferra Engineering.

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Airbus completes factory acceptance for ADF’s first HATS helicopter

Airbus Helicopters has completed factory acceptance of the first of 15 EC135 T2+ helicopters for the Australian Defence Force's (ADF) JP 9000 Phase 7 Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) project.

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Lockheed Martin to acquire United Technologies’ Sikorsky Aircraft Unit

Lockheed Martin Corp., the largest U.S. weapons maker, has agreed to buy United Technologies Corp.’s Sikorsky Aircraft unit

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France offers stealth submarine tech to Australia to bolster contract bid

France will offer Australia its stealth technology for submarines, never before shared abroad, if it wins a lucrative deal to build Australia's fleet of next-generation submarines

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SEA 1000- Speculation about the origins of Option J

In 2012 the Senate’s Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee published their final report into ‘Procurement Procedures for Defence Capital projects’

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