19 Nov 2015
Defence Minister Senator Marise Payne has acknowledged that the Australian shipbuilding industry needs significant “reshaping and reform”.
With less than two weeks before the three contenders for Australia’s Sea 1000 Future Submarine CEP submit their proposals, the SIA’s conference in Adelaide this week was always going to be a venue for debate.
On Monday SA’s Defence Teaming Centre (DTC) signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement with Indonesian specialist vehicle manufacturer PT Pindad.
The five contenders for the Sea 3036 Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement program have been reduced to just two.
There have been comments about the decision to lease the Port of Darwin to a Chinese owned company and what it means for Defence, particularly the US relationship.
Aerosonde has delivered a commercial variant of its Aerosonde Small Unmanned Aircraft System to the Taiwanese government as part of its typhoon research program.
Thanks to pioneering work by Australian scientists and partnership between the Australian and Turkish governments, AE2 is likely to be in as good shape a century from now.
Rear Admiral Peter Briggs is returning from PNG after the latest, unfortunately unsuccessful, attempt to find the Australian WWI submarine AE1.
Northrop Grumman M5 Network Security, an Australian subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded the Defence contract for JP2068 Phase 2B.2.
Once again a week where news about submarines has dominated the airwaves. The Future Submarine bidders had their last opportunity to impress at the SIA's conference in Adelaide and the Defence Minister had a lot to say also.
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