• Featured Australia News

    Third F-35A Forges Ahead

    Air Force’s third Australian F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (A35-003) is progressing along the production line in the United States (US).

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    Third F-35A Forges Ahead
  • Featured Australia News

    Australian Defence Heavyweights Celebrate F-35 Program Milestone

    ​Called the Off Board Information Systems Centre (OBISC), also dubbed the 'nerve centre' for the aircraft, the new facility represents $16 million of the $770 million of works currently under way at the base.

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    Australian Defence Heavyweights Celebrate F-35 Program Milestone
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    Double Win for Queensland’s Heat Treatment Australia

    Export opportunities for Australian industry continue to soar as Brisbane company Heat Treatment Australia (HTA) achieves two exciting milestones with two of the largest global defence companies – Lockheed Martin and BAE Systems.

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    Double Win for Queensland’s Heat Treatment Australia

Australia News

  • Lightning News

    Australian Ministry of Defence // May 16, 2017
    The Australian Ministry of Defence has released the latest version of Lightning News, sharing news and information about Australia’s F-35 Lightning II.
  • Joint Strike Fighter Contract To Boost Hunter Jobs

    NBN News // November 09, 2016
    Hundreds of millions of dollars will flow into the Hunter, off the back of news Australia will handle maintenance and repairs for the Joint Strike Fighter in the Asia Pacific.
  • JSF Announcement to Create Defence Industry Jobs

    Australia Minister for Defence // November 08, 2016
    In a major win for the nation’s defence industry, Australia has been chosen to provide Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul and Upgrade for the componentry of the Joint Strike Fighter in the Asia Pacific Region worth approximately $100 million to our economy, creating and sustaining hundreds if not thousands of jobs.
  • Joint Strike Fighter a Government-Industry Partnership Exemplar?

    The Mandarin // June 17, 2016
    Kim Gillis, the Department of Defence’s deputy secretary for its capability acquisition and sustainment group, told the 2016 Defence Industry Conference he believed there was no other program that better demonstrates the value of partnerships to build capability.