26 Feb 2016
As a coherent whole, the documents make for some of the best reading to come out of the department this century.
The Defence Industry Policy Statement makes for some interesting reading in that it puts dollars to ideas.
There will be growth for both the civilian and uniformed part of Defence with both set to reach highs not seen since 1993.
Government confirmed their biggest Navy recapitalisation program in a generation.
This Paper was never going to be a big one for Army, with the service already in the midst of the massive Land 400 program to deliver new combat vehicles of all types as well as a significant modernisation of its battlefield management and communication systems.
Like Army, Air Force has plenty of key programs already in train with Joint Strike Fighters, P-8As, and Growlers expected in the next few years.
At a glance, the trifecta is good news for both Defence and Defence Industry.
Former Australian Army officer, US senior counterinsurgency advisor and bestselling author David Kilcullen spoke at an event hosted by the University of Sydney’s US Studies Centre on Tuesday night.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has announced its notification of Spain's selection of the MQ-9 Reaper RPA system.
The combat systems of the first Air Warfare Destroyer Hobart have been put through initial activation tests in the last few weeks.
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