Sunday, December 5, 2021

Topic: Australia

Hanwha Defense officially launches Redback combat vehicle in Australia

Hanwha Defense, a leading defense company in South Korea, has announced that it unveiled the fully integrated Redback infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) in Australia ahead of tests...

Australia set to acquire two more P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft

Royal Australian Air Force will expand its P-8A Poseidon fleet with two new multi-mission maritime aircraft, according to Minister for Defense, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC. Air...

Royal Australian Air Force declares the F-35 ‘combat ready’

On 28 December, the Royal Australian Air Force has announced that their F-35A Lightning II fleet was declared ‘combat ready’. "Our F-35A Lightning II fleet can now be...

Australian F/A-18 fighter jet fails take-off at Amberley airbase, pilots eject

On morning Tuesday, a Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet failed to take off from Amberley airbase after one of its engines malfunctioned. According to...

U.S. State Department approves sale of white phosphorus artillery rounds to Australia

The Pentagon’s top arms broker, Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced that the U.S. State Department has cleared a possible of $132.2 million sale of 155mm artillery rounds...

Rheinmetall unveils first Australian Lynx KF41 fighting vehicle

The Dusseldorf-based German defense group Rheinmetall has unveiled the first of three Lynx KF41 Infantry Fighting Vehicles designed, developed and manufactured for the Commonwealth of Australia’s $AUD18.1...

U.S. tells Congress of plans to sell Javelin missiles to Australia

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced this week that the U.S. State Department recently approved the potential sale to Australia of more than $46 million worth...

Northrop Grumman reportedly builds first Australian Triton unmanned aircraft

U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman has announced that it has initiated the build process for Australia’s first MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft. According to a press release issued Wednesday...

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