C-130J Hercules – Force Multiplier

Under the broad umbrella of Plan Jericho, the Air Force’s roadmap towards a networked and 5th Generation future, Air Mobility Group (AMG) is increasing the capabilities of its C-130J-30 Hercules fleet. In conjunction with...

Currawong’ achieves IOC

The Australian Defence Force’s Integrated Battle Telecommunications Network (I-BTN) capability has achieved the Initial operational Capability (IOC) milestone for the Initial Material Release of equipment. The I-BTN is being delivered by Boeing Defence Australia...

Robot Wars: UGVs on the battlefield

Robots are reaching the land battlefield. The technology involved was already becoming more capable and robust, but the Iraq War significantly boosted robotic development. The large-scale use of improvised explosive devices (IED) by insurgents...

Amphibious Warfare

Interview with Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Pashley Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment Previously, one of the Australian Army’s general-purpose infantry units, the 2nd Battalion Royal Australian Regiment Amphibious (2 RAR Amphib) is now...