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New Combat Armour for Australian Soldiers

New Combat Armour for Australian Soldiers

The first batch of the new Tiered Body Armour System (TBAS) for Australian soldiers in Afghanistan has come off the production line at Australian Defence Apparel (ADA) in Bendigo, creating an extra 50 local jobs. Minister for Defence Materiel Jason […]


Tods Bow Sonar Domes For Australian Air Warfare Destroyers

Tods Bow Sonar Domes For Australian Air Warfare Destroyers

Composite materials specialists Tods Defence have secured the order for three Bow Sonar Domes for the new fleet of Royal Australian Navy ‘Air Warfare Destroyers’ (Hobart Class) which are due to start coming into service from 2013/14. The Class is […]


Australia Welcomes F-35 JSF Restructure

Australia Welcomes F-35 JSF Restructure

The Acting Minister for Defence Jason Clare today welcomed the restructure of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program by US Defense Secretary Robert Gates. The restructure follows a detailed six month Technical Baseline Review of the JSF Program’s progress by […]


Royal Australian Air Force is First US Ally to Employ JSOW C

Royal Australian Air Force is First US Ally to Employ JSOW C

WOOMERA, Australia: The Royal Australian Air Force launched two Raytheon Company Joint Standoff Weapon Cs from the RAAF’s new F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, marking the first time a U.S. ally has operationally tested a JSOW C. This test series also marked […]


Australian Auditor Issues Major Weapons Report

Australian Auditor Issues Major Weapons Report

The ANAO’s review of the PDSSs was conducted under an agreement with the DMO, and was performed in accordance with the Australian Standard on Assurance Engagements (ASAE) 3000. The agreement excluded from the scope of the ANAO’s review PDSS data […]


Hawkei A Reality As Prototype Unveiled at Land Warfare Conference

Hawkei A Reality As Prototype Unveiled at Land Warfare Conference

Thales Australia has unveiled its ground-breaking Hawkei prototype at the Land Warfare Conference in Brisbane. With over 20,000km of testing complete, the Hawkei’s rapid development from drawing board to working prototype is now a reality. Chris Jenkins, Thales Australia’s CEO, […]


CV90 and RG41 Offer Insight Into Future of Australian Land Combat Systems

CV90 and RG41 Offer Insight Into Future of Australian Land Combat Systems

BRISBANE, Australia: BAE Systems has outlined its vision for the future of the Land 400 program by revealing details of two armoured combat vehicles that would deliver superior survivability, mobility and sustainability to Australian warfighters. The company is using the […]


Valanx JLTV Unveiled In Australia

Valanx JLTV Unveiled In Australia

BRISBANE, Australia: The ‘Valanx,’ BAE Systems’ solution to meet the Australian Protected Mobility Vehicle – Light (PMV-L) and the US Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program requirements was publicly unveiled for the first time in Australia today. The Valanx, being […]


Australian Military Robots Finish MAGIC 2010 Competition

Australian Military Robots Finish MAGIC 2010 Competition

Five teams of super-smart robots have safely returned to base after carrying out a daunting mission in the finale of the Multi Autonomous Ground-robotic International Challenge (MAGIC), which concluded at the Royal Adelaide Showgrounds today. Parliamentary Secretary for Defence, Senator […]


 
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