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Perth conference highlights defence agenda

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The ways that Western Australia and their allies in the Indo-Pacific can progress the defence industry will form the focus of the Western Australian Indo-Pacific Defence Conference, being held on Tuesday 30 October at Crown Towners and is co-hosted by Defence West in partnership with the Perth USAsia Centre. Feature presentations and panel discu...

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Poseidon's first strike

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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 of Hawaii.   Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Pay...

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P-8A Poseidon Aircraft to boost Australia’s maritime surveillance capabilities

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The Government has approved the acquisition of eight P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft. These state-of-the-art aircraft will dramatically boost Australia’s ability to monitor its maritime approaches and patrol over 2.5 million square kilometres of our marine jurisdiction – an area equating to nearly 4 per cent of the world...

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