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Recent news on issues relevant to the Defence and industry.
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  • Local F-35 ingenuity

    23 Apr 2019

    Local F-35 ingenuity on show

    Local ingenuity is supporting F-35A operations at RAAF Base Williamtown, with No. 3 Squadron (3SQN) maintainers using an Australian-made engine trailer to conduct routine maintenance on the flightline.

  • Squadron Leader Kevin Le Poidevin, OAM from the Surveillance and Control Systems Program Office, with his United States, Meritorious Service Medal.

    12 Apr 2019

    Striking achievement

    Described as a stalwart leader with sharp mission focus, Squadron Leader (SQNLDR) Kevin Le Poidevin, OAM, played a critical role in helping to establish the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) capability in Australia and has been rewarded for his efforts with a US Meritorious Service Medal.

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    10 Apr 2019

    Hunter company helps put fighter in the air

    A Hunter-based company will help keep the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter in the air after winning a contract to manufacture parts for the engine that powers the global F-35 fleet.

  • The first two Australian F-35A aircraft known as AU-1 and AU-2

    10 Apr 2019

    New weapons and countermeasures for air combat fleet

    The Australian Government has approved Project AIR 6000 Phase 3 to acquire a range of new weapons and countermeasures for the F-35A Joint Strike Fighters and F/A-18F Super Hornets.

  • Two Australian companies have secured regional maintenance, repair, overhaul, and upgrade responsibilities for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) airframe and engine.

    10 Apr 2019

    Australia welcomes next two F-35A Joint Strike Fighter aircraft

    Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, together with Minister for Defence Industry, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds, CSC, have announced the arrival of the next two F-35A Joint Strike Fighter aircraft into Australia.

  • New fighter capability on show

    27 Mar 2019

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    15 Mar 2019

    SRC Australia opens new Adelaide office

    Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, officially opened SRC Australia’s new office at Mawson Lakes in South Australia on March 14.

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    01 Mar 2019

    RUAG Australia delivers 35,000th component part for global F-35 Program

    The Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, and the Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Steven Ciobo MP, have congratulated Victorian-based company, RUAG Australia, on delivering its 35,000th component part for the global F-35 Program.

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    01 Mar 2019

    Lovitt Technologies involvement in F-35 Program

    A series of videos showcasing Australian industry participation in the global F-35 Program have been produced to highlight the partnership between Defence and industry as the transformational Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) capability is delivered to Australia.

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    01 Mar 2019

    Joint Strike Fighter Heads of Agreement sovereign sustainment contracts

    Defence has signed a Heads of Agreement for Australian Sovereign Sustainment Contracts with Lockheed Martin Australia and Lockheed Martin Corporation to ensure the effective long-term sustainment of the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter capability in Australia.