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New Chinook CH-47 Helicopters for Australia

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 CH-47F Chinook helicopters for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) at a cost of around A$755 million. […]


Potential Army Trucks Finalise Testing

Potential Army Trucks Finalise Testing

Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Personnel, Material and Science, today announced that trials for competing medium to heavy weight trucks for the Australian Army had been completed. Tenderer to provide Medium to Heavy Weight Trucks to the Army under Project […]


First Mercedes-Benz G Wagons Delivered

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 G-Wagon vehicles. “Under Project Land 121 the Defence Materiel Organisation is acquiring 1200 of the G-Wagon […]


Increased Focus on Submarine Availability

Increased Focus on Submarine Availability

Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science, today announced that a new Australian Submarine Program Office will be established in Adelaide next month. “The establishment of the joint Australian Submarine Program Office is a vital step towards achieving […]


The NH90 NFH Arrives In Australia

The NH90 NFH Arrives In Australia

The new generation NH90 NFH (NATO Frigate Helicopter) naval helicopter has arrived in Brisbane Australia. It has been transported from Milan, Italy to Brisbane in one of the biggest aircrafts in the world, the Antonov 124 along with the PT1 […]


New Zealand Army Selects Thales for Small Arms Ammunition Supply

New Zealand Army Selects Thales for Small Arms Ammunition Supply

Thales is Australia’s leading supplier of munitions, propellants, ordnance and related logistics to the Australian Defence Force, with many years’ experience in high quality manufacturing and product innovation. Chris Jenkins, Chairman of Thales New Zealand, said the agreement represented a […]


Heron UAV to Support Australian Troops In Afganistan

Heron UAV to Support Australian Troops In Afganistan

The first Australian-leased Heron Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) has started initial operations supporting Australian, Afghan and International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) in Afghanistan. Under Project Nankeen, the Defence Materiel Organisation has signed a contract with MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd […]


High Tech Training For Super Hornets

High Tech Training For Super Hornets

Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science today announced that training to maintain Australia’s new F/A-18F Super Hornets has taken a technological leap with the introduction of a Visual Environment Maintenance Trainer to RAAF Base Amberley. “This week […]


New MRH90 Helicopter Visits the Capital

New MRH90 Helicopter Visits the Capital

Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science, today welcomed to the national capital a MRH90 helicopter. The MRH helicopter is replacing the Army’s Black Hawk and the Navy’s Sea King helicopters. “The MRH90 represents a new generation of […]


 
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