Long delayed HMAS Hobart finally enters service

The Royal Australian Navy has commissioned the first of three new Air Warfare Destroyers, HMAS Hobart, in a traditional ceremony in Sydney.

Australia to spend $815 million on 3,900 bombs for F-35 fleet

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Australia for GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb Increment II (SDB II). 

Crashed Osprey recovered from seabed off Australia as investigations continue

Investigations into the MV-22B Osprey crash that claimed the lives of three US Marines last month are continuing as the aircraft’s wreckage finally arrived in Australia after being recovered from the seabed. 

Australia in $360m deal to upgrade MH-60R Multi-Mission Helicopters

The US State Department has approved an upgrade programme for Australian MH-60R Multi-Mission Helicopters. 

Singapore and Australia sign new treaty to keep flight training in Western Australia

Australia and Singapore have reaffirmed an agreement allowing the Singaporean Air Force to conduct fighter training in Western Australia.

Senator dresses in Burqa in Australian Senate

One Nation Politician and Leader, Senator Pauline Hanson (QLD), wore a Burqa into the Australian Senate to call for a ban on the Islamic headscarf.

Sydney off the list of Most Liveable Cities

Generally these surveys focus on housing affordability and general livability, but Sydney in Australia was knocked off the list for a different reason - terrorism.

Strong ISIS links in thwarted Sydney Attack

Nestled in the heart of Sydney was a house being used by a group of extremist to plan a now thwarted attack that was only days away - and it's quite unnerving.

Australia purchase 1,952 ALE-70 countermeasures for F-35 fleet in $109m deal

The US State Department has approved the sale of ALE-70 Radio Frequency Countermeasures to Australia for their F-35 fleet.

Man on drugs tries to steal a kids BMX Bike from Russian Embassy

A lot of weird things can occur in Australia's capital but this happens to be one of the more stranger things to happen when it comes to embassy security.



Other News

The Welsh Cavalry prepares for Mali deployment

Soldiers from 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards participated in their final 'Mission Rehearsal Exercise' at Stanford Training Area, simulating a number of humanitarian and military situations.