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Australia to Acquire New Light Weight Automatic Grenade Launcher

The Government today announces the signing of a multi-million dollar acquisition and support contract for a Light Weight Automatic Grenade Launcher capability for the...

Exercise RIMPAC Draws Australia Closer to Amphibious Future

More than 800 Australian Navy, Army and Air Force personnel are on their way home after taking part in RIMPAC, the world’s largest naval...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...