The intellectual property for the Hobart Class family of warships has transferred to Navantia Australia, which ensures Australia now has sovereign control over our Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) capability.
Today’s launch and formal naming of the third and final Air Warfare Destroyer, Sydney, showcases the success of the AWD Program.
The milestone marks a 60 per cent productivity improvement from the first ship to the third ship since the implementation of the Government-led reform initiative.
The Government’s vision of a strong, resilient and internationally competitive Australian defence industry took another step forward today with the inaugural meeting of the Defence Export Forum in Canberra.
Minister for Defence Personnel Darren Chester and Senator for the ACT the Hon Zed Seselja, today announced the Government will be relocating Defence Housing Australia (DHA) from its head office in Barton to the town centre of Gungahlin, meeting the Federal Government’s 2016 election commitment.
In yet another sign of the growing local defence industry, BMT Australia has opened its doors in Adelaide.
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today formally opened the company’s Adelaide office.
The extraordinary gallantry displayed by members of the 1st Australia Task Force (Forward) and associated units deployed to Area of Operations SURFERS during the Battles of Fire Support Bases Coral and Balmoral is being recognised by the Unit Citation for Gallantry today in Canberra.
The Australian Army’s Special Air Service Regiment has received a long overdue major infrastructure investment with the opening of their new headquarters and operations centre at Campbell Barracks in Perth.
Showcasing our scientific research abilities, scientists from Defence and the University of Melbourne have won two innovation awards for disease forecasting at the CIVSEC 2018 Congress and Exposition earlier this month.
The first Defence Industry and Innovation Programs Update Report, covering the Defence Innovation Hub, Next Generation Technologies Fund and Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC), was released today showing these initiatives are su
Some of the best combat marksmen of the Navy, Army and Airforce were on display at the 2018 Australian Army Skills at Arms Meet (AASAM) hosted by the Combined Arms Training Centre at Bridges Barracks, Puckapunyal, Victoria.
Australia‑France defence industry ties will be further enhanced after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and President Emmanuel Macron of France today announced the establishment of an annual Australia-France Defence Industry Symposium.
In another example of ongoing progress in the national shipbuilding enterprise, Lurssen Australia, the prime contractor for the design and build of 12 new Offshore Patrol Vessels for Navy, has awarded a subcontract to L3 Communications Australia.
Australia will deploy a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to Japan to contribute to the enforcement of United Nations Security Council resolutions in our region. This is part of Australia’s active role in efforts to maintain economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea.
Defence scientists will use a retired US Navy Seahawk helicopter to develop fatigue testing technologies, which could transform how military helicopters are managed with the potential to reduce maintenance costs and improve aircraft availability.
CAE will be better positioned to support the Australian Defence Force and armed forces around the world following today’s official opening of their new Canberra Office, which will become their business development and strategy hub for Australia.
The first ever Defence Industrial Capability Plan has been released, outlining Australia’s long-term vision and objectives for Australia’s defence industry, and how the Government and Defence will partner with industry to achieve that vision.