Joint

Defence has settled with willing sellers and will establish a training area near Greenvale in North Queensland as part of the Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative.

2018 was a busy year in the Joint projects space and particularly so for the recently-formed Joint Capabilities Group.

The Secretary-General of the UN, António Guterres, has announced the appointment of the ADF’s Brigadier Cheryl Pearce as Force Commander of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus.

As machines learn, soon they will teach. Is the ADF ready?

Exercise Kakadu 2018, Australia’s largest multilateral maritime and air exercise, has drawn to a close in Darwin.

Exercise Hamel 2018 was held in the Shoalwater Bay Training Area (SWBTA) in June and July, representing the ADF’s major collective training activity for the year.

For those whose knowledge of Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) leaves something to be desired, Ian Mortimer of Melbourne-based Logistic Engineering Services spelt out the importance and the fundamentals of this vital process.

Geospatial tech is changing the game for US Border Patrol.

The ADF has a new Chief after ACM Binskin handed over command to General Angus Campbell at a ceremony in Canberra.

Four Australian universities have been selected to conduct joint research with US universities on priority defence projects.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced the new names at the top of the Australian Defence Force.

The ability of the RAN’s LCM-1E landing craft to safely transport an Abrams M1AI main battle tank from ship to shore in benign or rougher sea states will be put to the test in Exercise Sea Explorer.

Three Australian small businesses have been awarded contracts through the Defence Innovation Hub to further develop their innovative technologies.

CUE Adelaide 17 is part of the Contested Urban Environment Strategic Challenge, run under the Five Eyes Technical Co-operation Program (TTCP).

The ADF has traditionally maintained an edge in the night fighting equipment space. This has been through previous employment of starlight scopes and limited quantities of night vision devices, which provided a welcomed, but limited, capability from Vietnam onwards. The delivery of the Ninox night fighting project in the late 90’s heralded the introduction of a greater night fighting capability for the ADF.