ASC steps it up in the West

ASC's Max Noble and Jennifer Veale look out across the upgraded facility at Henderson. Credit: ASC

ASC West has been structured to optimally support five boats out of WA and its facilities at Henderson have been developed accordingly.

Precious few women in national security

Senator Penny Wong speaks at the event. Credit: Office of the Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade

The inaugural Women and National Security Conference, hosted by the National Security College at the Australian National University, took place in Canberra this week.

Norway signs Poseidon contract and more aircraft for Aus, US and UK

The RAAF's first P-8A Poseidon. Given Norway's presence in the High North of Scandinavia, a strong Norwegian MPA capability is crucial to maintaining effective NATO surveillance. Credit: Defence

A Norwegian Defence Ministry statement noted MPAs have been a crucial part of Norwegian presence in the High North since the beginning of the 1960s

South Pacific Defence Ministers in NZ for summit

An Australian Army Taipan MRH90 operating in conjunction with two RNZAF NH90s in the aftermath of TC Winston's devastation of Fiji in 2016. Credit: Defence

Humanitarian assistance and disaster relief will feature on the agenda. Premium

Navies unite against national security challenges

(L-R) ADM Christophe Prazuck Marine Nationale's Chief of Navy, ADM Sir Philip Jones, The First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, and Chief of Naval Operations ADM John Richardson sign the 2017 Trilateral Maritime Talks document at the Ministry of Defence in London. Credit: US Navy courtesy MOD

The meeting of the three naval chiefs was the first of its kind. Premium

UK F-35 pilots train for Queen Elizabeths

The BAE Systems simulator will prepare F-35 pilots for operations on the RN's Queen Elizabeth class carriers. Credit: BAE Systems PLC

The refurbished simulator will test pilots’ skills to the limits as they practise landing on the deck of the future HMS Queen Elizabeth in a range of difficult sea and weather conditions. Premium

Babcock grows local presence

Babcock's 700 staff operate across Australia and NZ and work in the defence, marine, ports, airports, mining and construction, and energy sectors. Credit: Babcock Australasia

The decision to establish a larger, central support centre in SA marks a milestone for Babcock in the region. Premium

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