Defence news


  1. Grants to boost NSW companies with defence smarts

    Grants to boost companies with defence smarts

    The NSW Government-backed Defence Innovation Network (DIN) is offering matched grants of up to $50,000 to help companies turn smart concepts into reality and deliver 21st century solutions for the Australian Defence Force.

  2. Royal Australian Air Force F-35

    Hunter-based company gives wings to global fighter force

    On Wednesday 27 February, the NSW Government stand at the Avalon Airshow welcomed the Governor of NSW, His Excellency General David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d). The Governor’s visit enabled him to meet with NSW defence and aerospace industry companies and highlight their role in support of Australian Defence Force capabilities.

  3. NSW Defence stand at Land Forces 2018

    NSW defence industry takes wing at Avalon

    The best and most innovative of NSW defence and aerospace companies will take part at the upcoming Avalon Airshow in Victoria in February 2019, showcasing their capabilities to an international audience of customers, manufacturers and partners.

  4. NSW Government logo

    $2.4 million boost for Defence Innovation Network

    Minister for Trade and Industry officially launched the Defence Innovation Network to increase collaboration between the state’s defence industry and universities.

  5. Australian F-35 airplane

    Aerospace Precinct to create over 5,500 Hunter jobs

    Deputy Premier today announced $11.7 million in funding to create a transformational defence, aviation, aerospace and technology precinct set to generate over 5,500 jobs in the Hunter region.

  6. DroneGun Tactical buttons

    NSW counter-drone technology awarded

    A NSW-based counter-drone company has dominated the 2018 Industry Innovation Awards at the Land Forces expo in Adelaide this week.

  7. NSW Government logo

    STEM support for Hunter workforce

    The NSW Government is investing a further $400,000 over two years to train young people with essential skills needed for the defence industry in regional NSW.

  8. Minister Blair at the Australian Target Systems indoor firing range

    Albury defence company sets the target high

    Albury-based Australian Target Systems will take the world stage next week when it joins 11 NSW defence companies on show at the 2018 Land Forces expo.

  9. NSW Government logo

    Grants to accelerate defence technology

    Grants of up to $50,000 are up for grabs to provide seed funding for NSW small-to-medium size enterprises to help develop early stage defence technologies.

  10. NSW Government logo

    NSW Defence networks meet to strengthen links

    Today Minister for Trade and Industry Niall Blair welcomed guests to the inaugural Defence NSW Network of Networks Forum.