05 Apr 2012
The Government has announced that a second Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aerial System will be delivered for use by Australian troops preparing to deploy to Afghanistan.
Defence is to spend more than $19 million to purchase long lead item electronic equipment for the potential conversion of twelve of Australia's F-18 Super Hornet's to the EA-18G Growler variant.
To date there have been six proposals for the upcoming JLTV Engineering and Manufacturing Development phase but whether all are acceptable for evaluation for down selection remains to be seen.
With a prime contract for JLTV likely to be awarded by mid-2014, Defence has the opportunity to compare the final JLTV winning vehicle with the Australian preferred MSA option.
Thales Australia will establish its new Australian headquarters at Homebush Bay in Western Sydney, announced NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Stoner.
SEWG meetings are to be co-chaired by the Director General Simulation and an Industry representative elected by SEWG members every two years or upon notice of resignation.
The Australian Army has taken delivery of the last of 16 new Australian-designed and manufactured fire trucks on budget and ahead of schedule
A five-year $25 million strategic research program between the CSIRO and Boeing will see new innovation in space sciences, advanced materials, energy and direct manufacturing.
The GFC forced austerity measures in many countries all around the world, directly impacting defence budgets.
The UK's new Joint Forces Command, is a major milestone in the MOD's Transforming Defence - the most significant program of Defence reform for a generation.
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