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An Australian Army Rheinmetall Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle on display during Exercise Chong Ju at Puckapunyal training area, Victoria, on 16 May 2018.

Australia awards production contract for German Boxers

The Australian government announced that it has signed a production contract with Rheinmetall Defence Australia to manufacture 8x8 made Boxer Heavy Weapon Carrier vehicles...
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AS9 Huntsman self-propelled howitzer undergoes local test firing

The Australian Army has test-fired “hundreds” of artillery rounds from an AS9 Huntsman 155 mm/52 calibre self-propelled howitzer (SPH), the Australian Department of Defence...

US shows strong commitment at Avalon Airshow

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has used the latest edition of the biennial Australian International Aerospace & Defence Exposition and Airshow (Avalon 2023)...
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New sustainment contracts announced for Australian destroyers and submarines

The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) has awarded two separate contracts with BAE Systems and Raytheon Australia to support the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s)...

Australian Army acquires Integrator UAS

Boeing subsidiary Insitu Pacific has been selected by Australia's Department of Defence (DoD) to supply the Australian Army with 24 Integrator unmanned aircraft systems...
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Royal Australian Navy extends sustain S-100 Camcopter UAS sustainment

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has awarded Austrian unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) developer Schiebel a three-year extension contract to sustain the service's fleet of...

DroneShield’s C-UAS technology gains momentum with military and government customers

Australian counter-unmanned aircraft systems (C-UAS) specialist DroneShield has been awarded a contract to supply its RfOne MKII high-frequency (HF) direction finders to the Australian...

Australia seeks new unmanned mine countermeasure capabilities

The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) will pursue new unmanned and autonomous technologies that will boost the country’s ability to address mine threats close...
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RAAF demonstrates SATCOM-based UAS control from C-130J airlifter

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has successfully proven the feasibility of operating an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) using the satellite communications (SATCOM) suite...
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Double jeopardy for Australia’s UAV programmes

The Australia Department of Defence’s (DoD’s) efforts to acquire high-end unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capabilities for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) have entered uncertain...

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