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Australia to Research Better Soldier Protection

Australia to Research Better Soldier Protection

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced the Government would contribute more than $9 million toward research for the protection of soldiers of the Australian Defence Force. Along with the Government contribution, industry […]


Australian DoD Denies Report on Submarine Availability

Australian DoD Denies Report on Submarine Availability

The article in The Australian, 10 June 2011, by Cameron Stewart – “Not a single submarine seaworthy” – appears to misunderstand how Navy and Defence maintain and operate the submarine fleet to meet operational requirements. As part of the regular […]


Australia to Buy 110 Amraam Missiles

Australia to Buy 110 Amraam Missiles

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Wednesday of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Australia of up to 110 AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost […]


GD to Deliver Through Life Support for ASLAV, M1A1 and M88A2 Fleets

Australian Light Armoured Vehicle (ASLAV)

General Dynamics Land Systems-Australia (GDLS-A), a business unit of General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada in London, Ontario, has received a five year, AU$44.8m Through Life Support contract. The contract also includes a one year phase-in period. The Through Life Support services […]


First Airbus Military A330 MRTT for Australia

First Airbus Military A330 MRTT for Australia

The first Airbus Military A330 MRTT new generation tanker/transport for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has left Madrid at 10h00 local time on its ferry flight to Australia. Designated the KC-30A in RAAF service, the aircraft is scheduled to […]


RAAF Facing More Delays for New Stealth Fighter, Report warns

RAAF Facing More Delays for New Stealth Fighter, Report warns

THE RAAF will have to wait seven years before the long-delayed Joint Strike Fighter enters service, a key national defence think tank has warned. First deliveries of the troubled US-built stealth fighter were originally promised to start next year. In […]


More Bushmasters for Afghanistan

More Bushmasters for Afghanistan

The Australian Government has approved the purchase of an additional 101 Bushmaster protected mobility vehicles to support Australian Defence Force (ADF) operations in Afghanistan. Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare announced the purchase today. […]


Australian Amphibious Ship Update

Australian Amphibious Ship Update

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today provided an update on the Royal Australian Navy’s Amphibious Ship capability. Purchase of Largs Bay The Government announced on 6 April that Australia had been successful in […]


Boeing Delivers Super Hornet Trainers to Royal Australian Air Force

Boeing Delivers Super Hornet Trainers to Royal Australian Air Force

Boeing today announced it has completed delivery of six F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircrew and maintenance trainers to the Royal Australian Air Force at RAAF Base Amberley, Queensland. “These are the first Super Hornet training devices for a Foreign Military Sale […]


 
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