Heron lease not renewed

Heron RPA A45-253 out on the hardstand at dawn at the Woomera Test Range during pre-deployment training for personnel deploying to the Heron Detachment at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan in 2013. Credit: Defence

The assumption around Canberra is that an FMS case for the General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper is all but signed.

The heat is on for HTA

Heat Treatment Australia owner and director Karen Stanton with operations manager Braden Hamwood (left) and branch manager Mitch Fahrney (right) at the newly accredited HTA thermal processing facility in Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles.
Credit: Heat Treatment Australia

Heat Treatment Australia has continued its run of success, gaining a contract and an accreditation from two of the world's biggest defence primes. Premium

FMS approvals for Abrams rounds and Super Hornet upgrades

(L-R) Sergeant Nicholas Petersen and Trooper Marc Berg of the Australian Army’s School of Armour display the M1A1 Abrams tank and ammunition variations at the Australian International Airshow at Avalon. An example of a M865 round is second from right. Credit: Defence

The equipment will assist the RAAF to better communicate with and protect its F/A-18 aircraft

D-Day for Talisman Sabre

An MV-22B Osprey, assigned to the 'Dragons' of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 (Reinforced), prepares to take off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during Talisman Saber 17. Credit: USN Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Cosmo Walrath

The overall force taking part in the exercise consists of 33,000 soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines.

UK approved for JLTVs

Oshkosh JLTVs Credit: Oshkosh

The price offered to the UK for the vehicle, which met all the MRV-P requirements, was too good to refuse. Premium

Space industry review for national strategy

The review will provide a strategic framework for the Australian space sector that supports leadership, innovation, opportunity and entrepreneurship, along with our broader national interest.

The review will be led by an Expert Review Group, chaired by former CSIRO chief executive Dr Megan Clark.

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