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Australian Air Warfare Destroyers Continue to Take Shape

Australian Air Warfare Destroyers Continue to Take Shape

The sonar block for the first of Australia’s three Air Warfare Destroyers has been received from Spanish shipbuilder and AWD platform designer Navantia. The sonar block arrived by road train from Melbourne following a six-week journey by sea from Spain. […]


Australia Welcomes Chinese Navy Ships

Australia Welcomes Chinese Navy Ships

Three People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy ships arrive in Sydney tomorrow as part of a four day port visit. The ships Yi Yang, Chang Zhou and Qian Dao Hu are returning to China from counter-piracy operations in the Gulf of […]


Australian F-18 Super Hornet Achieves Final Operational Capability

Australian F-18 Super Hornet Achieves Final Operational Capability

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced the Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) fleet of 24 F/A-18F Super Hornet aircraft have achieved Final Operational Capability (FOC). This is a major milestone for the […]


The Warships & Naval Vessels Market 2013-2023

The Warships & Naval Vessels Market 2013-2023

The warships & naval vessels market is an established defence sector, but one that offers considerable opportunities to exploit. Despite the decrease of defence spending in the West, the market continues to be driven by other factors. The withdrawal from […]


Spain to Deploy LHD to Australia In 2013

Spain to Deploy LHD to Australia In 2013

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that Chief of the Royal Australian Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, AO, CSC, RAN, has signed the project arrangement between the Australian and Spanish Navies for […]


Northrop Grumman to Build Cyber Test Range in Australia

Northrop Grumman to Build Cyber Test Range in Australia

Range will help Australian military develop, test and evaluate integrated cyber technologies Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract to build a cyber test range for the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Canberra campus at the […]


Australia Orders Additional M777 Howitzers

Australia Orders Additional M777 Howitzers

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that the Government had approved the purchase of an additional two artillery batteries of Lightweight Towed Howitzers, comprising 19 M777A2 155mm howitzers. The cost of the […]


The Military Fighter Aircraft Market 2012-2022

The Military Fighter Aircraft Market 2012-2022

The military fighter aircraft market is set for a period of great activity over the coming decade, as the demand for 5th generation fighter jet capability continues among the world’s leading military nations. Budget restraints and spiralling costs related to […]


Australia Deploys Giraffe Radars Protecting Troops In Afghanistan

Australia Deploys Giraffe Radars Protecting Troops In Afghanistan

Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that two new Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) Giraffe radars have been delivered and are currently in operation at the multinational base Tarin Kot in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan. “The Giraffe radars […]


 
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