Capability Life Cycle (CLC)—Introduction

This course provides a comprehensive overview of how the Australian Defence Organisation delivers capability through the Defence Capability Life Cycle (CLC). Attendees from Defence, other government agencies, and defence industry can gain an understanding of CLC processes, frameworks, and documents produced, as well as related government and Defence processes. This course will explain when and how key professional practices are applied across the CLC including systems engineering, program management, project management, product management, financial management, procurement and contracting, integrated logistics support (ILS), risk reduction, assurance and enterprise architecture. The course also demonstrates the relationships between CLC activities and professional practices which must be managed in order to deliver capability.

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Major Training Services are the provider to Defence for the delivery of the short online course on Technical Data/Intellectual Property clauses in its ASDEFCON suite of templates to CASG Personnel.


In 2021, the Chief of Army’s Symposium (CAS) will replace CALFS and will include a number of activities focused on partnerships, technology, innovation and people.

Army is hosting the Army Robotics Exposition 2021 (ARX 2021) to facilitate observation and demonstration of RAS concepts and technologies.

Trusted Autonomous Systems will be hosting the Accelerating Trusted Autonomous Systems Symposium on 20-22 April 2021 at ‘The Ville’ Townsville.


Applications are now open for Ipswich City Council’s Operation Scale-Up 2021, a cohort-based pilot program aimed at supporting regional businesses to become defence industry ready.