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RAAF P-8A Poseidon

Boeing P-8A aircraft contract bolsters Australia maritime defense amid rising regional...

Following the news that Boeing has been awarded a contract to deliver software, systems and sensor upgrades to enhance the anti-submarine warfare, maritime strike...
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Australia’s Strategic Defence Review Divergence

The military rise of the People's Republic of China has been rapid, even though warning signals have existed for years. Such strategic competition has...
RAAF P-8A

Watching the Neighbours

With political tension rising around the world, airborne special mission aircraft have arguably never been more important. Asia-Pacific states facing Chinese pressure on their South...
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Australia pumps in more funding for Ghost Bat development

The Australian government has announced an A$399 million funding package intended to advance development of key systems for the Boeing MQ-28A Ghost Bat Collaborative...
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Australia commits to local ammunition manufacturing

The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) announced on 6 October that the government it will invest A$220 million in state-owned munitions production factories in...
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Australia to acquire additional Triton UAV, upgrade P-8A MPAs

Australia has announced plans to boost its maritime intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities with the planned acquisition of a fourth high-altitude long endurance...
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Australia chooses TAE Aerospace for F414 engine test system upgrade

The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) announced on 25 August that it has selected TAE Aerospace to upgrade the test system for the General...
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JASDF readies F-35As for first overseas exercise

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) is readying its fifth-generation Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters for the type’s first international drill...
Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton UAV

RAAF readies for Triton UAV operations

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has reactivated 9 Squadron on 11 June to prepare for the delivery of the Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton...
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese

Australian Strategic Defence Review moves to threat-focused strategy

Australia’s defence department released its long-awaited Defence Strategic Review (DSR) on 24 April 2023 that will transition the Australian Defence Force (ADF) toward a...

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