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Shadow Defence Minister Richard Marles spoke at the National Press Club in Canberra this week to outline the ALP's approach to Defence policy.
The Defence Industrial Capability Plan has been released, outlining the new Sovereign Industrial Capability Priorities framework.
Minister for Defence Marise Payne has appointed Dr Vivienne Thom to conduct a review of the Defence Trade Controls Act 2012.
The First Principles Review (FPR) was to be the review to end all reviews. The national audit body has concluded that Defence is on its way - not there yet, but on the road.
Given the history of the facilities and the contracts that operate them, ADM asked Defence for some clarification on a few key points of the announcement.
Following an interactive and competitive dialogue process with industry, the four successful MSP teams will be led by Jacobs Australia, Nova Systems Australia, Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR), and Downer EDI Engineering Power.
The challenge, in its first year, seeks proposals from industry and academia to address the ever-growing incidence of improvised threats to Defence personnel and the public.
It should come as no great surprise to anyone that the Government has decided to bring home RAAF combat aircraft from the Middle East, having run out of Islamic State (IS) targets worth bombing.
Applications by Australian defence exporters under the facility will be subject to a number of conditions.
Callaghan cited the successful application of the First Principles Review as the main driver in the company's growth and success of recent times.
The contracts covered work being performed in the fields of radar, sonar, Improvised Explosive Device (IED) detection, data encryption and electronic support measures.
The newly formed Command brings all ADF SIGINT and cyber personnel working within ASD together in a more refined command structure.
A $3.8 billion Defence Export Facility will be administered by Australia’s export credit agency Efic as part of the new strategy.
The NSW Government Veterans Employment Program has exceeded the target by 162 per cent, 18 months ahead of schedule.
The panel included former Defence ministers Brendan Nelson and Kim Beazley alongside Senator Linda Reynolds, David Feeney and BAE Systems UK chairman Sir Roger Carr.