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ASC wins contract to continue submariner training

Australia’s sovereign submarine company, ASC, has signed a contract with the Royal Australian Navy for the continued provision of Collins Class submariner training services.

73 YEARS SINCE VICTORY IN THE PACIFIC

TODAY Australia acknowledges Victory in the Pacific Day, commemorating 73 years since the end of the Second World War. While Victory in Europe was declared in May 1945, fighting in the Pacific region continued until August 1945.

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AUSTRALIAN ARMY AND AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF SPORT TEAM UP

The Australian Army and Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) have today announced a partnership that will involve a collaborative approach to advancing human performance practices.

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NEW DEFENCE CHILDCARE CONTRACT ANNOUNCED

Minister for Defence Personnel Darren Chester today announced that, following a competitive tender process, One Tree Community Services has been selected as a new contract provider for the Defence Childcare Program.

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‘BIRTH DAY’ OF NEW ZEALAND’S LARGEST-EVER NAVY SHIP

The keel-laying ceremony for the future HMNZS Aotearoa has been held at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea.

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KC-30A REFUELS OVER 100,000,000 POUNDS ON OPERATION OKRA

The Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport aircraft has delivered 100,000,000 pounds of fuel during air-to-air refuel missions on Operation OKRA in the Middle East.

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Local technicians take-off on F-35 program

Eight BAE Systems Australia technicians are on their way to the US to be trained to support the arrival later this year of the Royal Australian Air Force F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.

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Perth Conference Highlights Defence Agenda

Influential delegates from around Australia and the Indo-Pacific region will gather for the inaugural Western Australian Indo-Pacific Defence Conference being held on Monday 30 October at Crown Towers, hosted by Defence West in partnership with the Perth USAsia Centre.

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ASC apprenticeship applications for 2019 spark strong interest

The highly anticipated and competitive annual apprenticeship intake at Australian submarine builder and maintainer ASC has now opened for applications

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HENSOLDT delivers Radars for Australian Air Traffic Control

Latest Technologies improve flight safety and airspace surveillance

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The bombing of a school bus in Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition

Australian Greens Defence spokesperson Senator Peter Whish-Wilson said Australia must immediately cease military cooperation with Saudi Arabia and its Arabian Pensinsula allies

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Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) signs contract for CAE 700MR Series NH90 FTD

CAE today announced it has been awarded a contract from the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) to provide the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) with a CAE 700MR Series NH90 flight training device (FTD).

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EX-HMAS DARWIN OFFERED TO TASMANIA

After long and distinguished service in the Royal Australian Navy, decommissioned vessel ex-HMAS Darwin will receive a new lease on life as a dive wreck in the waters off Tasmania, enabling future generations to appreciate the ship and driving tourism.

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Saab to Upgrade Royal Thai Air Force Air Command and Control System

Saab has received an order from the Royal Thai Air Force to upgrade Thailand’s national Air Command and Control System which is based on Saab’s 9AIR C4I.

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Local technology partnership key to JORN upgrade

BAE Systems Australia announced today that it will integrate customised software to strengthen the Jindalee Operational Radar Network’s (JORN) ability to protect Australia’s northern borders.

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AIDN National begins Reform Agenda

AIDN National and its Chapters are pleased to announce some significant agreements reached that will alter the future of AIDN National and improve upon its ongoing desire and ability to represent the interests of the Australian Defence Industry.

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ADF SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES EXERCISE RIMPAC 2018

ore than 1,600 members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) have successfully completed Exercise RIMPAC 2018, the world’s largest multinational maritime exercise.

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