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Thales Improves Eye of The Tiger

Thales Improves Eye of The Tiger

Thales has successfully secured an order from prime contractor Australian Aerospace to upgrade the TopOwl Helmet-Mounted Sight Display (HMSD) Display Modules fitted to the Australian Army’s fleet of Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopters. A key component in the Army’s ARH, the […]


Testing Begins on Australia’s First Aegis Weapon System

Testing Begins on Australia’s First Aegis Weapon System

Moorestown NJ: The Aegis Weapon System destined for Australia’s first Air Warfare Destroyer began a four month testing program at the Lockheed Martin Aegis Production Test Center. When testing concludes, the full Aegis Weapon System will be ready for installation […]


Future Submarine Project Study

Future Submarine Project Study

John Faulkner, Minister for Defence and Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science, today announced that Defence will call for Requests for Tender (RFT) to complete a Domestic Design Study for the Future Submarine Project, SEA 1000. “The […]


ADF Concludes Mission In Iraq

ADF Concludes Mission In Iraq

Today marks a significant milestone in the history of the Australia Defence Force (ADF) with the conclusion of Operation CATALYST in Iraq, Defence Minister, Senator John Faulkner said. Operation CATALYST was the ADF’s contribution to the stabilisation and rehabilitation of […]


Myanmar defectors tell Australians of nuclear plans: report

Myanmar defectors tell Australians of nuclear plans: report

Sydney: North Korea is helping Myanmar build a secret nuclear reactor and plutonium extraction plant to build an atomic bomb within five years, a report said Saturday, citing the evidence of defectors. The nuclear complex is hidden inside a mountain […]


Bombers fly down under

Bombers fly down under

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam: Members of the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron here completed 10 sorties flying more than 110 hours while participating in Talisman Saber 2009 July 15 through 24 over Australia. The bilateral command post and field training […]


Australia Accepts First Block II Super Hornet

Australia Accepts First Block II Super Hornet

ST. LOUIS: The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) accepted its first F/A-18F Super Hornet during a roll-out ceremony at Boeing’s manufacturing facility in St. Louis July 8. Twenty-four F/A-18F aircraft, built on a common U.S. Navy configuration, are scheduled to […]


First RAAF F-18 Super Hornet Flight

First RAAF F-18 Super Hornet Flight

Greg Combet, the Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science, has congratulated the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) and Boeing following the first flight of Australia’s F/A-18F Super Hornet in the United States. Mr Combet said the Super Hornet took off […]


Technology: from the Laboratory to the Battleground

Technology: from the Laboratory to the Battleground

The Australian defence industry is innovative and robust and its researchers are amongst the most respected in the world. The CTD Program, funded from the Defence Capability Plan and managed by the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) – is […]


 
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