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Amazon helps deliver crocodile-spotting drones

An Australian maker of drones used to spot sharks near surf beaches partnered with online retailer Amazon.com and other firms to create a drone...

China behind Australia parliament hack

Australian intelligence determined China was responsible for a cyber-attack on its national parliament and three largest political parties before the May general election, five...

Australian court finds man guilty of plotting to blow up airliner

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An Australian court on Wednesday found a man guilty of plotting to blow up a an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney at the...

Australia signs $50 billion submarine contract with France after two-year squabble

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Australia signed a production contract with French shipbuilder Naval Group on Monday for a fleet of 12 new submarines, worth A$50 billion (27.41 billion...

Royal Australian Navy seizes more illegal drugs in the Middle East

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The Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat has seized more than 2.1 tonnes of hashish and 345 kilograms of heroin in two boarding operations...

Another drug bust in the Arabian Sea

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The Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat has seized more than 3.1 tonnes of hashish worth about AU$155 million during a boarding operation that...

New coating keeps ships at sea longer

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A new corrosion-resistant coating that halved the build-up of algae and barnacles on ship hydraulic components is now being trialled on HMAS...

Australia to buy six U.S. Triton drones for $5.1 billion

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Australia will buy six U.S. Triton remotely piloted aircraft to beef up its maritime patrols, with the initial investment of A$1.4 billion...

Rheinmetall to deliver Australian Assegai ammunition this year

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Rheinmetall will deliver the first qualification lots of 155 mm Assegai ammunition to the Australian Defence Force this year, with further partial...

Rheinmetall expects further success in Australia after $2.5 billion order

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Germany's Rheinmetall said on Thursday it expects success in Australia with different vehicle types after beating BAE Systems to a $2.5 billion...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...