06 Feb 2014
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Defence Minister Senator David Johnston has indicated an announcement can be expected in the near future on an independent inquiry into the $8 billion AWD program, but has stressed that the final position on any cost overruns will not be known until the program is completed.
05 Feb 2014
Release of a long-awaited RFT for DMMA has been delayed until midyear, Australia's Defence Materiel Organisation confirmed to IHS-Jane's.
Defence contracts valued at around $27 billion could be the lynchpin for a recovery in Victoria's manufacturing sector after the departure of car makers Holden and Ford.
NSW-based STEP Electronics has partnered with BAE Systems to develop COTS terminals for use with the Wideband Global Satcom system.
Australia's chief defence scientist met with US Army leaders to explore opportunities for research and development partnerships.
ASPI Special Report authors Tanya Ogilvie-White and David Santoro have said that no country can afford to be complacent about the risk of nuclear and radiological terrorism.
The Assistant Minister for Defence, Stuart Robert has launched the Government's National Australian Defence Force Family Health Program.
Now in its fourth year, the ADM Cyber Security Summit will have a theme and focus on "Combatting Emerging and increasingly sophisticated cyber threats".
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The Navy's Amphibious Heavy Lift ship HMAS Choules has been despatched to Queensland from Sydney yesterday as Tropical Cyclone Debbie bears down on Queensland while reports emerge of problems with the LHD azipod propulsion systems.
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