10 Apr 2014
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Defence Minister David Johnston has confirmed the government's desire, but not its firm decision, to assemble the Collins class replacement in South Australia, while skirting any discussion on submarine numbers and stressing Defence's interest in Japanese technology.
09 Apr 2014
Key recommendations in the 'Study Into the Business of Sustaining Australia's Strategic Collins Class Submarine Capability' were designed to ensure commercial, operational, sustainment and management issues that hindered the Collins Class submarines through the 1990s, would be solved.
The Japanese submarine Soryu is powered by a diesel-electric propulsion system.
Boeing will cut 300 jobs at its Australian aerostructures facility by the end of the year, the company said April 3, 2014.
A high level delegation from Aerothai has visited Thales Australia in Melbourne to view the latest in air traffic control technology and discuss the implementation of a recently-signed contract to modernise the country's existing system.
Micreo Limited, designer and manufacturer of RF subsystems for global defence and aerospace applications, announced the successful completion of AS9100 Rev C certification in April.
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An Australian research institute has won an international award for technology innovation.
Frost & Sullivan's New Market Insight 'The Future of Naval Logistics', finds that the JHSV offers notable project budget efficiency and has allowed the US Navy to quickly gain a cost-effective and operationally efficient capability.
The Commonwealth has granted First Pass approval to extend the service life for Navy’s minehunters and Thales Australia is to deliver and support new deployable mine countermeasures (MCM) over the next 15 years.
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