Defence INSIGHT ERP gets political

Minister for Defence Senator Marise Payne. The Minister is inviting a host of top IT companies to dinner in early June. Credit: Defence

On Friday night last week, the Invitation to Register (ItR) for one of Defence’s largest IT programs Defence INSIGHT hit Austender. Premium

Land 400 Boxer shows its true colours

A Boxer CRV in AUSCAM livery at Rheinmetall Defence’s proving ground in Unterlüss in Germany. Credit: Rheinmetall Defence

The first Boxer 8x8 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle (CRV) to sport Australian camouflage was a focal point of Rheinmetall Defence’s Land Forces Symposium Premium

Sub Combat System incubators to be established by Raytheon

(L-R) Steve Hoye, director Submarine Combat Systems and Warren Latham, general manager Submarine Combat Systems welcome Peter Freed, managing director of Cirrus Real Time Processing Systems to Raytheon Australia’s Australian Submarine Industry Incubator. Credit: Raytheon

Raytheon Australia intends establishing a network of so-called Australian Submarine Industry Incubators (ASII) across the country to enable SMEs to evolve and test technical applications Premium

Hawks full of LIFe as milestone reached

From Left: Group Captain David Langlois, Officer Commanding Tactical Fighter Systems Project Office, Group Captain Terry van Haren, Officer Commanding Number 78 Wing, and Steve Drury, BAE Systems Australia Aerospace Director, during a ceremony in May to mark the 100,000 hour milestone for the Hawk fleet.

The RAAF’s 33 Hawk Lead in Fighter (LIF) trainers of Nos.76 and 79 Squadrons surpassed 100,000 flying hours Premium

Aspen Foundation looks at support services for veterans

(L-R): Andrew Condon, Head of ESOMP Working Group, ACM Sir Angus Houston (Ret'd), Project Patron, Glenn Keys, Aspen Foundation, MAJGEN Elizabeth Cosson (Ret'd), ESOMP Steering Committee, MAJGEN Paul Symon, ESOMP Steering Committee, Bruce Armstrong, Chair of the ESOMP Steering Committee. Credit: Aspen Foundation

In an effort get a better idea of what the landscape looks like for veteran support services, the Aspen Foundation undertook the Ex-Services Organisation (ESO) mapping project last year. Premium

Harpoon II a big plus after initial testing

The Harpoon Block II Plus missile rests on the wing of the F/A-18 moments before a test launch at Naval Air Station China Lake in California. Credit: Boeing Defense

During recent flight tests at US Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, Boeing Defense and the US Navy launched a network-enabled AGM-84 Harpoon Block II Plus from an F/A-18E/F Super Hornet. Premium

Demand for defence courses on the rise

Ex Navy veteran Aaron Ingram will build a closer and more productive relationship between AMC and Defence. Credit: AMC

Babcock Training Academy (BTA), in conjunction with the Australian Maritime College Search (AMCS), announced this week that it will offer specialist short courses in naval architecture Premium

Defence seeking Round 21 CTD proposals

Former Minister for Defence Kevin Andrews talks with Chief Defence Scientist Alex Zelinsky and Peter Rowland (Micro-X) at an event to announce the successful organisations from Round 19 of Defence's CTD Program in 2015. Credit: Defence

The Department is seeking innovative, industry-led proposals aimed at developing and demonstrating technology that could lead to improvements in Defence capabilities.

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