News

Defence has selected the Boeing Apache Guardian to replace Army’s Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) from 2025 under Land 4503.

Minecorp Australia is supporting Rheinmetall Defence Australia with local component manufacture for the Lynx KF41 Infantry Fighting Vehicle.

Hanwha Defense Australia and Team Redback have officially launched the Redback Infantry Fighting vehicle ahead of delivering three vehicles to compete in test and evaluation trials.

Defence’s contract with Spain’s Navantia has reached a major milestone with Ship Acceptance of the RAN's first Supply-class vessel, NUSHIP Supply.

Army Innovation Day 2021 will focus on energy and environmental resilience as its 'Accelerated Warfare' concept foreshadows greater demand for power.

Defence has announced that prototyping is underway at the Osborne shipyard in Adelaide in preparation for work to start on Navy's Hunter-class frigates.

BAE Systems Australia’s shipbuilding business has selected four Australian companies to help fast track manufacturing processes following the first ‘innovation challenge’ to support the Hunter Class Frigate Program.

Construction and welding of steel has begun for the fourth of twelve OPVs for the Sea 1180 program in Henderson, WA.

The Collins Class submarines will increase their operational effectiveness in hazardous, shallow waters through the delivery of sovereign Mine and Obstacle Avoidance Sonar (MOAS) and High Frequency Intercept Array (HFIA) systems.

Australia set to acquire two more P-8A Poseidon surveillance and response aircraft, bringing the total fleet size to 14.

Australia’s F-35A Lightning II fleet can now be deployed on operations after Initial Operational Capability (IOC) was officially achieved on December 28.

Boeing has signed a new two-year agreement with Asia Pacific Aerospace (APA) for the provision of General Electric (GE) T700 series engine spare parts used in support of the ADF helicopter fleets.

Boeing Australia and the RAAF completed the first high-speed taxi test of the Loyal Wingman before Christmas in preparation for first flight.

HMNZS Te Kaha returned to Devonport, New Zealand, just before Christmas following modernisation upgrades undertaken in British Columbia, Canada.

ADM wishes all our readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We will be returning on Monday 4 January, with our first newsletters on January 19 and 21.

Defence has executed its first Deed of Access for resource extraction on Defence land near Greenvale.