Post Tagged with: "ADF"

Camouflage Research Blending In with Future ADF Needs

Camouflage Research Blending In with Future ADF Needs

Research that could significantly enhance the Australian Defence Force (ADF) vehicle camouflage scheme has commenced – in unassuming form, on a light board at the back of a Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) laboratory. The work is focussed on […]


Australia Takes Delivery of Two CH-47D Chinook Helicopters

Australia Takes Delivery of Two CH-47D Chinook Helicopters

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith today announced that the Australian Defence Force (ADF) fleet of Chinooks has increased to seven following the arrival of two additional CH-47D Chinook helicopters in Townsville. In November last year, the Government approved the purchase […]


New sex scandals hit Australian defence force

New sex scandals hit Australian defence force

The Australian military was rocked Thursday by more sex scandals, including allegations of assault, child porn, rape and drug-dealing within its ranks. Documents obtained by Channel Seven News under the Freedom of Information Act detail what it called “ongoing, often […]


800th Bushmaster Made in Australia

800th Bushmaster Made in Australia

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare were in Bendigo today to thank local workers as the 800th Bushmaster protected mobility vehicle rolled off the production line. Bushmasters have unquestionably saved lives in Afghanistan. The […]


ANZAC Forces Ready to Respond in the Modern Era

ANZAC Forces Ready to Respond in the Modern Era

The Chief of the Defence Force, Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, and the Chief of the Defence Force Designate, Lieutenant General David Hurley, met with New Zealand Chief of the Defence Force, Lieutenant General Rhys Jones, in Canberra today to […]


Defense Capability Plan 2009-Update

Defense Capability Plan 2009-Update

Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science, today launched the electronic update of the 2009 Public Defence Capability Plan (DCP). Mr Combet said as foreshadowed last year the Government intends to update the public version of the Defence […]


New Chinook CH-47 Helicopters for Australia

New Chinook CH-47 Helicopters for Australia

The Minister for Defence, Senator John Faulkner, today announced that the Government has given second pass approval to a major project to acquire seven CH-47F Chinook helicopters for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) at a cost of around A$755 million. […]


First Mercedes-Benz G Wagons Delivered

First Mercedes-Benz G Wagons Delivered

Greg Combet, the Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science, today announced that the Australian Defence Force (ADF) has taken delivery of eleven Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon vehicles. “Under Project Land 121 the Defence Materiel Organisation is acquiring 1200 of the G-Wagon […]


High Frequency Communications System Enters Service with ADF

High Frequency Communications System Enters Service with ADF

BRISBANE, Queensland: Boeing Defense Australia, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, today announced the successful introduction into service of its Modernized High Frequency Communication System (MHFCS) for Australian Defence Force (ADF) operations. Boeing Defense Australia received official confirmation […]


 
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