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Australia and New Zealand Commit to stronger cooperation

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Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP hosted his New Zealand counterpart, Minister of Defence and Minister for Veterans, the Hon Ron Mark in Adelaide today for the annual Australia-New Zealand Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ANZDMM). Minister Pyne said the discussion focused on enhancing Australian and New Zealand s...

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Northrop Grumman Australia sign Australian Industry Capability deed

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Northrop Grumman Corporation continues to demonstrate its commitment to building Australian defence industry capability with today’s signing of the company’s first Australian Industry Capability (AIC) Deed. Australian Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Steven Ciobo, and Warren King, chairman, Northrop Grumman Australia’s Advis...

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Boeing announces development of new Australian-engineered UAV

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The Australian Government will partner with Boeing to advance an initial concept for an Australian-designed and developed unmanned aircraft system. Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP and Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Steven Ciobo MP, said the research and development opportunity was a further demonstration of the Australi...

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Australian Military Sales Catalogue launched

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The third edition of the Australian Military Sales Catalogue has been launched, showcasing  world-leading Australian defence industry products, services and technology available for export to foreign governments. The 2019 Catalogue is almost twice the size of last year’s. Growing defence exports strengthens Australia’s defenc...

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Australian industry wins more work on Joint Strike Fighter MRO

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Australia has been chosen to provide Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul and Upgrade for significantly more componentry of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) in the Asia-Pacific Region. This is yet another boost to Australia’s involvement in the F-35 Program and a major show of confidence in our nation’s defence industry.  The Minister fo...

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Strategic partnering agreement for SEA 1000 to be signed today

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The first of Australia’s fleet of 12 new submarines could be battle-ready by 2034, with the government set to sign a key contract with French contractor Naval Group today. Scott Morrison and Defence Minister Christopher Pyne will meet French Armed Service Minister Florence Parly in Canberra to sign the so-called “strategic partne...

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CDIC holding a Global Supply Chain (GSC) Program networking event at Avalon 2019

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Are you looking to supply into the global markets of the defence primes? Do you think you are internationally competitive and have a product or service that may be of interest to the primes? The Centre for Defence Industry Capability is holding a Global Supply Chain (GSC) Program networking event at Avalon 2019, with representatives from Boe...

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Capability additions to LAND 400 platforms

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The Australian Defence Force has asked Rheinmetall Defence to evaluate Israel’s Iron Fist Active Protection System (APS) developed by Elbit Systems’ IMI. Brigadier Greg McGlone, Australian Army Director General, Armored Fighting Vehicles, broke the news at the International Armoured vehicles 2019 conference (#IAVevent) in London today. ...

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Chinese Navy ship seen carrying an apparent railgun capable of firing hypersonic projectiles

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A Chinese naval warship has been pictured out at sea carrying what appears to be an electromagnetic railgun. A photo taken and posted by Weibo user (and prominent defence blogger) Haohan-Red Shark, purports to show the Type 072II Yuting-class tank landing ship Haiyangshan with a railgun mounted on its bow. Compared to conventional artillery t...

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Airbus awarded RAAF C-130J contract extension

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Airbus Australia Pacific (Airbus) has been awarded a two year contract extension to provide sustainment services through to 2024, including engineering, maintenance, and supply support for the Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) C-130J fleet.  Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, said the contract extensi...

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