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New Zealand to buy new Boeing maritime patrol planes

New Zealand announced plans Monday to spend NZ$2.35 billion ($1.6 billion) on four Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft from the US government to...

New Zealand Approves ANZAC Frigate Systems Upgrade Project

Lockheed Martin Canada marked an important milestone toward modernizing the Royal New Zealand Navy's two ANZAC Class ships. The company announced that the ANZAC...

New Zealand Formally Accepts T-6C Training Aircraft

The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) officially accepted ownership of the new pilot training aircraft, the Beechcraft T-6C Texan II in a ceremony...

New Rifles for NZDF

Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman says the Government has given approval for the NZDF to seek a replacement for the Steyr rifle. “It is important NZDF...

New Zealand Selects Sea Ceptor Air Defence System for ANZAC Frigates

The New Zealand MoD has confirmed its preferred tenderers for the Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN) ANZAC Frigate Systems Upgrade project to include MBDA...

New Zealand beefs up defense spending

New Zealand will boost defense spending from $318 million to $583 million in fiscal 2013 thanks to a payback from austerity measures. "In the year...

New Trucks for NZ Defence Force

Defence Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman today announced the purchase of 200 new trucks for the New Zealand Defence Force. In a $135 million project, the...

NZ Seasprite Helicopter Project Approved

Defence Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman says the government has approved the purchase of an upgraded and expanded Seasprite helicopter fleet for the New Zealand...

New Zealand to Upgrade Two Frigates

Tenders will be sought to upgrade the self-defence and sensor capabilities of the Royal New Zealand navy frigates HMNZS Te Kaha and HMNZS Te...

Tenders Sought for New Zealand Pilot Training Aircraft

Tenders are about to be sought for a new military pilot training capability says Defence Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman. “The requirement for a modernized pilot...