04 Sep 2014
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More than 20,000 ADF personnel are set to be issued with new and improved personal protective equipment, with the announcement of a $170 million upgrade to the soldier's kit.
The first of 89 top-line six-wheel military vehicles to be made by western Sydney's Baker & Provan were unveiled last week for inspection by Defence Minister David Johnston.
There will be a "jobs bonanza," but no guarantee that Australia's 12 new submarines will be built in Adelaide, Assistant Minister for Infrastructure Jamie Briggs said.
The Department of Defence has secured an approval from the Federal government to acquire 28 replacement aviation fire trucks for the ADF's Titan aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle fleet.
The AUSA, in partnership with CASA will be running a Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems conference titled "Enabling Safe and Compliant UAV/RPAS Operations in Local Government".
The Royal Australian Navy operated Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour is undergoing significant maintenance work in preparation for a 12-month circumnavigation of the world - the vessel's first such deployment in more than 20 years.
A round up of the latest appointments within the Defence industry.
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Japan's defence ministry has made its biggest ever budget request as Tokyo bolsters its military amid worries over China's expanding naval reach.
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