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Our inaugural Space Summit took place in Canberra on Tuesday. Speakers from Defence and industry spoke on the intersection between Australia's growing space economy and national security to an audience that included the leadership of the Australian Space Agency, Defence's Space and Communications Branch, Airbus Defence and Space Australasia, EOS Space Systems, Gilmour Space, Equatorial Launch Australia, and many more.

In other news, Army Aviation's Tiger helicopters make their second-ever deployment overseas, Deputy Editor Nigel Pittaway looks at RAAF's decision to expand Wideband SATCOM connectivity through the C-130J fleet, the soon-to-be-built artillery shell factory in Maryborough receives an order from Germany, Melbourne-based Titomic creates the world's largest titanium UAV, The Future Through Collaboration mentorship program celebrates five years, and Australia moves a P-8A Poseidon and HMAS Melbourne to enforce sanctions on North Korea.

Ewen Levick

Online Editor

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Latest News

Deputy Head of the Australian Space Agency Anthony Murfett opened proceedings.
David Jones

Defence and space industry intersect

ADM’s first Space Summit attracted government and industry leaders to present on the local space sector and its intersection with Defence. Read more
The Hercules could serve as a tactical command and control platform.
Nigel Pittaway

RAAF expands Wideband SATCOM through Hercules fleet

The RAAF’s Air Mobility Group (AMG) is seeking to incrementally increase the connectivity of the Hercules fleet under the aegis of Plan Jericho. Read more
The Tiger helicopters land on HMAS Canberra’s flight deck.

Tiger deploys overseas

The Australian Army Aviation Corps (AAvn) has deployed its Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter overseas for only the second time in its 15-year operational history. Read more
Soldiers from Alpha Gun, 107 Battery, 4th Regiment, Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery, at Shoalwater Bay.

First artillery shell order confirmed for Maryborough

The first orders for artillery shells from the Rheinmetall NIOA Munitions Forging Plant in Maryborough have been confirmed by the German Bundeswehr. Read more
Titomic showed off the breakthrough UAV prototype at the Avalon Airshow.

Titomic creates world’s largest titanium UAV

Australian advanced manufacturing company Titomic has delivered the world’s largest titanium UAV, measuring over 1.8 metres in diameter. Read more
Australia’s defence sector is leading the way in improving diversity.

Women’s mentoring program celebrates fifth year

2019 marks a remarkable milestone for the Future Through Collaboration Mentoring Program as it launches its fifth year. Read more
An Australian P8-A Poseidon tracking a ship off the north coast.

Australia moves to enforce North Korea sanctions

Defence is deploying a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to Japan to monitor and deter ship‑to-ship transfers of sanctioned goods. Read more

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