- Defence sustainment spending must be more transparent: committee March 21, 2018The opaque world of Defence spending is set for more scrutiny, with a parliamentary inquiry recommending that the department's financial reporting be more transparent and straightforward. The Defence Department's spending on sustainment - keeping its military equipment up to standard so that it may be deployed at any time - ..
- Australia Procuring Artillery Ammunition from Rheinmetall March 21, 2018Under its “Land 17 Phase 1C.2 Future Artillery Ammunition” project, the Australian Defence Force will soon be taking delivery of various projectile types from the Rheinmetall Assegai family as well as fuses and propelling charges. These projectiles will be supplied by a team consisting of NIOA, Rheinmetall Waffe Munition, Rheinmetall Denel Munition, Nitrochemie and Junghans […]
- Even the lord mayor is a victim of workplace discrimination through VR March 21, 2018The Royal Australian Navy has adopted Equal Reality’s diversity and inclusion program. Mr Martin said the navy understood where the future of learning was going. “The military context really understands the power of virtual reality because they’ve been using it to great success with flight simulations and other types of simulation," he said.
- BAE Systems Awarded $97 Million in U.S. Army Orders for Night Vision Goggles and Thermal Weapon Sights March 21, 2018The U.S. Army has placed two orders totaling $97 million for BAE Systems to provide new night vision goggles and thermal weapon sights, which together will enable soldiers to rapidly and covertly acquire targets in all weather and lighting conditions. The orders are part of a previously announced five-year contract for the Army’s Enhanced Night […]
- Multi-million-pound Contract To “Enhance” Type 45s After Crippling Propulsion Problems March 21, 2018The Ministry of Defence has announced a £160 million contract with BAE Systems to improve the power and propulsion system fitted to the Royal Navy's Type 45 destroyers. The MOD says its ‘Power Improvement Project (PIP)’ will enhance the “resilience” of the Type 45 class by “installing additional power generation sources in each ship”.
- Raytheon laser weapons defeat multiple drones during US Army exercise March 21, 2018The event, known as MFIX, brought military and industry leaders together to demonstrate ways to bridge the Army's capability gaps in long-range fires and maneuver short-range air defense. During this U.S. army exercise, Raytheon's high-power microwave system engaged multiple UAV swarms, downing 33 drones, two and three at a time.
- Feds to face NSW in cyber war games March 21, 2018The federal government is planning to conduct a cyber attack simulation with the NSW government to assess both parties' capability for real-life incident response. Federal cyber security minister Angus Taylor revealed the planned cyber war games at the opening of the Commonwealth's fourth joint cyber security centre (JCSC) in Sydney today.
- Don't fall for the phishing scam attacking Apple customers March 21, 2018APPLE customers are being warned of a clever new scam using fake website to steal personal information. The phishing scam — an attempt to obtain sensitive information in an electronic communication — is using the company’s branding to try and trick customers to supply their details via a fake Apple login screen.
- Expedia subsidiary Orbitz hit in cyber attack March 21, 2018Orbitz, a subsidiary of online travel agency Expedia said on Tuesday that hackers may have accessed personal information from about 880,000 payment cards. The unit said an investigation showed that the breach may have occurred between Jan. 1, 2016 and Dec. 22, 2017 for its partner platform and between Jan. 1, 2016 and June 22, […]