An eye to the future – SimTecT 2016

The action at one of the stands during last year's event. Credit: Simulation Australasia

This year, presenters and attendees were encouraged to share their expertise in research and design and training and supporting technical operations in modelling and simulation.

New EW training system for ADF

Raytheon has used Lear 35s since 2001 in the EWTS role. Credit: Defence]

Defence will go to market in the last quarter of 2016 to find a “new and updated” airborne Electronic Warfare Training System.

Boeing rolls out first Australian P-8

Dignitaries cheer the unveiling of the first of 12 Australian P-8A Poseidon aircraft at Boeing Field in Seattle. Credit: Defence

The first of 12 Boeing P-8A Poseidon's for the RAAF was rolled out at the company's airfield in Seattle on Tuesday.

BAE Systems lures locals to Type 26 program

The novel design of the Type 26 Global Combat Ship mission bay. Australian SME's have been invited to participate in the program. Credit: BAE Systems

BAE Systems has been in Canberra meeting with Australian SMEs over the past two days.

NUSHIP Hobart completes first test

NUSHIP Hobart departs the ASC facility at Osborne for her builder sea trials. Credit: AWD Alliance

The Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance has announced the successful completion of Builders Sea Trials for the first destroyer Hobart. Premium

Triton UAS completes critical milestone

Following a successful review, the MQ-4C Triton UAS obtained positive Milestone C low-rate initial production approval. Credit: Northrop Grumman

The US Navy’s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system has obtained positive Milestone C low-rate initial production approval. Premium

QLD eyes billion-dollar defence ‘nerve centre’ deals

QLD State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham wants to see local companies getting their share of Defence dollars. Credit: Queensland Government

Queensland defence industry wants a bigger slice of the Defence pie.

USN demonstrates integrated UAS/SeaHawk targeting

An MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned aircraft system from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35 performs ground turns aboard the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3). Credit: US Navy by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Conor Minto

A US Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron has made history on September 14.

UAV challenge to deliver Medical Express aid

An example layout for the Geofence areas of the Medical Express competition. Credit: UAV Challenge

UAV teams have been making their way to Dalby in Queensland from all over the world in readiness for the annual UAV Challenge. Premium

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