Project Currawong

Latest Project Currawong equipment accepted

New communications equipment being delivered to the Australian Army under the Land 2072 Phase 2B programme – Project Currawong – has secured system acceptance. A...
Shortfin

Alliances drive Australian Defence Spending

Australian defence modernisation is moving ahead across a broad front with a ‘build in Australia’ impetus behind many major projects. Modernisation Programme Australia’s defence modernisation programme...
M1A1

Taiwan Abrams Acquisition Moves Forward

With a tank force consisting primarily of 1960s and 1970s era Chrysler M60A3 and modified M48H main battle tanks the Republic of China’s (ROC)...
Colllins-Submarine

Better Than Ever?

The Royal Australian Navy’s six Collins-class diesel-electric submarines are delivering improved operational output, just as Australia’s requirement for anti-submarine warfare (ASW) appears to be...
ViDAR pod system, the VMS-5 (ViDAR Maritime Surveillance) Day/Night Optical Radar pod.

Sentient Vision Systems announces first ViDAR VMS pod flight

Australian search and surveillance specialist Sentient Vision Systems has announced the first flight of its ViDAR pod system, the VMS-5 (ViDAR Maritime Surveillance) Day/Night...
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Australian Army takes SitaWare training online

The Australian Army has acquired an e-learning solution from Systematic to train operators in the use of its best-in-class command-and-control (C2) system, SitaWare Headquarters....

Searching for Submarines

For years, Taiwan has talked about new conventional hunter-killer submarines (SSKs). The country's navy currently operates four aged submarines; two Second World War vintage...

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