CASG news

Recent news on issues relevant to the Defence and industry.
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    15 Nov 2018

    Minister breaks ground on new turbine engine maintenance facility

    The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Steven Ciobo MP, visited TAE Aerospace’s Turbine Engine Maintenance Facility (TEMF) site in Bundamba, south-east Queensland, on November 14.

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    07 Nov 2018

    Building the future fighter jet workforce

    The introduction of the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) into service in Australia is a key step in Air Force’s fifth-generation transformation.

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    30 Oct 2018

    The latest edition of JSF Lightning News is now available

    The latest edition of JSF Lightning News is now available

  • Leading by example

    30 Oct 2018

    Leading by example

    The F-35 is far more than just an aircraft. The supporting systems and infrastructure that underpin the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) are critical to sustaining the capability well into the future – and establishing these systems is an international effort.

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    29 Oct 2018

    Rheinmetall names first major supplier for LAND 400 Phase 2

    Rheinmetall Defence Australia has announced its first major Australian supplier contract for the production of its Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles for the Australian Army.

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    23 Oct 2018

    Steel cut for first Offshore Patrol Vessel

    Australia has hit a key milestone in its landmark naval shipbuilding program with the first steel cut for the country’s new Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs).

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    22 Oct 2018

    Gear of the future for our troops

    The Australian Government has approved a project to enhance and continuously improve the equipment used by the Australian Defence Force.

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    22 Oct 2018

    Australia poised to win from UK Wedgetail procurement

    The United Kingdom has confirmed that it is in discussion with Boeing and the Royal Australian Air Force about the potential for the E-7 Wedgetail aircraft to replace its current Sentry fleet.

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    22 Oct 2018

    First contract for Hunter class frigate

    In a major development for Australia’s new Hunter class frigate program, an interim contract has been struck between the Commonwealth and BAE Systems Australia.

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    22 Oct 2018

    Australia accepts tenth Joint Strike Fighter

    The final F-35A Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) to be delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) this year has arrived at the United States Air Force’s Luke Air Force Base (AFB) in Arizona, joining Australia’s first nine F-35A JSF aircraft on the flight line.