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Australia buying 250 remote weapon stations for Bushmaster and Hawkei vehicles

The Australian government has announced the acquisition of 251 remote weapon stations for the Australian Army's Bushmaster and Hawkei protected mobility vehicles....

Australia confirms A$800m Long Range Anti-Ship Missile acquisition

The AGM-158C LRASM is a significant upgrade from Australia's current AGM-84 air-launched Harpoon anti-ship missile.

Australia announces record investment in cyber security

The Australian government has announced what it says is the largest ever investment in cyber security, with $1.35 billion in contracts to...

Australia signs AU1.1bn munitions manufacturing agreement with Thales

The Australian defense department and Thales Australia have signed a new agreement for the company's continued management and operation of munition...

Australia trials balloons for deployment of sensors to upper atmosphere

The Australian defense ministry has carried out the first of a series of high altitude balloon launch trials, with the first balloon...
Cloncurry Aerodrome UAV flight test range

Australia getting new UAV flight test range

The initial capability offered by the facility will support all weight classes of UAS for routine flying operations, demonstration activities and test and evaluation trials.

US Marines arrive in Australia under heavy pandemic regulations

The first group of around 200 US Marines have arrived at RAAF Base Darwin as part of the ninth Marine Rotational Force...

Australian companies turn to cold spray for submarine part repairs

Australian shipbuilder ASC is working with Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, and DMTC Limited, to test the use of additive manufacturing for...
Bell 429

Babcock goes with Bell’s 429 for Australian Special Operations helicopter bid

Defense contractor Babcock announced it has down selected the Bell 429 aircraft for its bid to supply a new helicopter for the...

Australia taps Gilmour Space Technologies for hybrid rocket development

The Australian defense department and private company Gilmour Space Technologies have entered into an agreement for the development of a new rocket...
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