Air Force looks towards KC-30A upgrades

RAAF KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft conduct their first air-to-air refuelling boom contact in May last year. Credit: Defence

The Royal Australian Air Force is looking at significant capability upgrades to its KC-30A multi-role tanker transport an Airbus DS executive has revealed.

ADM Cyber Security Summit 2016: cyber still lacks direction

There were three clear themes that emerged from proceedings this year.

Mentoring program for female engineers and project managers begins

Credit: Kinetic Recruitment

A partnership between Defence companies and agencies, The Future Through Collaboration, has launched its 2016 mentoring program for young female engineers and project managers.

Poll indicates support for Defence ops, strategy

This is the twelfth annual Lowy Institute Poll. Credit: The Lowy Institute

In its 12th outing the annual Lowy Institute Poll provided yet another interesting snapshot of the feelings of Australian on important issues, including defence and security. Premium

F-35 program insiders

Flight Lieutenant Ben Mason and Sergeant Justin Kelly in front of a Dutch F-35A aircraft when they accompanied the Royal Netherlands Air Force on their deployment to the Netherlands in June 2016. Credit: Defence

Two Royal Australian Air Force members have recently taken part in the assessment of the first international F-35 deployment in the Netherlands. Premium

Debating Defence: Payne and Conroy go head to head

(L-R) Senator Stephen Conroy makes his opening address as Sabra Lane and Senator Marise Payne look on. Credit: ABC News

The National Press Club hosted a debate on Thursday 16th June between Defence Minister Senator Marise Payne and Shadow Minister Senator Stephen Conroy. Premium

Navantia increases Australian footprint

L-R: Defence Attaché Captain Pedro Ramírez, Consul in Adelaide Juan Carlos Gafo, Ambassador to Spain Manuel Cacho, Warren King, President of Navantia José Manuel Revuelta, Director of Navantia Australia Francisco Barón, and Engineering Director Francisco Vilchez. Credit: Navantia

On 21 June Navantia Australia announced the opening of its Operations and Design Centre in Technology Park Mawson Lakes, South Australia. Premium

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