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22 May 2024
A GROWING LAND FORCES EXPANDS PROGRAM TO MEET DEMAND

The Land Forces International Land Defence Exposition has expanded its program offerings for 2024 to meet the demand for comprehensive updates and discussion from the global land defence community. 

15 May 2024
INNOVATIVE CHANGES FOR INNOVATION AWARDS
The Land Forces Innovation Awards has undergone its own innovative transformation in 2024 with a new look format and more inclusive judging criteria.

26 April 2024
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR LAND FORCES 2024

Free visitor registration is now open for the Land Forces 2024 International Land Defence Exposition. As the premier gateway to the regional and global land defence markets, Land Forces 2024 will offer unparalleled interaction.

26 April 2024
PROGRAM HAS BEEN RELEASED FOR LAND FORCES 2024

The Land Forces 2024 program, spanning three days from Wednesday 11 to Friday 13 September, will assemble top experts from industry, government, and academia. Together, they will delve into a comprehensive array of discussions addressing the challenges and opportunities in today's land defence sector.

03 April 2024
INNOVATION AWARDS UNVEILS NEW FORMAT FOR 2024

Australian innovators are invited to present groundbreaking products, services, and technologies for a chance to win a share of $120,000 as part of the new look Land Forces 2024 Innovation Awards.

20 March 2024
Important update to Nation's accelerated capability development

Australia's Defence community received a significant update on the nation's accelerated capability development at last week's Defence Capability Symposium.

31 January 2024
Chief of Army Symposium to be held at Land Forces

The Australian Army has announced the Chief of Army Symposium, Army’s capstone event, will be held at the 2024 Land Forces International Land Defence Exposition.

28 February 2023
LAND FORCES moves to Melbourne for 2024 and beyond

The LAND FORCES International Land Defence Exposition, Australia’s premier land defence industry event, will move to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) for 2024 and beyond, as the event continues to grow.

20 December 2022
Safran’s JIM Compact Surveillance Device Selected for ADF

Safran Electronics & Defense Australasia Pty Ltd has signed a contract with NIOA for the supply of more than one hundred JIM Compacts for the LAND 159 Tranche 1 – ADF sniper system, to equip the Australian Defence Force.

10 October 2022
RECORD NUMBERS AT LAND FORCES 2022

The largest LAND FORCES International Land Defence Exposition ever held has come to a close after three solid days of record exhibitor numbers, major industry announcements and countless engagement opportunities.

06 October 2022
RECORD LAND FORCES FINISHES WITH A FLOURISH

The largest LAND FORCES International Land Defence Exposition ever held has come to a close after three solid days of record exhibitor numbers, major industry announcements and countless engagement opportunities.

06 October 2022
AUSTRALIAN INNOVATION THE WINNER AT PITCHFEST

The Innovation Pitchfest, sponsored by Synergy Group, was held today at LAND FORCES 2022 with 20 representatives from industry, government and academia pitching their ideas to a panel of judges which included a representative from the Australian Army.

06 October 2022
​QUEENSLAND COMPANIES SAFE-GUARD GUIDED WEAPONS AGAINST CYBER ATTACK

Two Queensland companies, space and defence rocket manufacturer Black Sky Aerospace (BSA) and digital security provider de.iterate have partnered to ensure the digital security of BSA’s guided weapons development program.

06 October 2022
LOCKHEED MARTIN AUSTRALIA LAUNCHES ROTARY-WING SUPPLY CHAIN GATEWAY

Lockheed Martin Australia has launched an Australian Industry Capability Network  (ICN) Gateway to identify potential industry partners for rotary-wing sovereign sustainment in support of the Royal Australian Navy’s expanding MH-60R Seahawk fleet, and the Australian Army’s proposed UH-60M Black Hawk fleet.

06 October 2022
EMESENT HOVERMAP MAPS IN 3D LIDAR VISION

Emesent, a world leader in drone autonomy, LiDAR mapping, and data analytics, has given LAND FORCES a practical demonstration of its Hovermap ST technology, with a 3D LiDAR representation of the exhibition floor.

05 October 2022
INNOVATION AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Two Australian innovators have been named winners of the prestigious Land Forces 2022 Innovation Awards, worth some $30,000.

05 October 2022
AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST DEFENCE INDUSTRY EXHIBITION

The Land Forces 2022 International Land Exposition has opened to record numbers in Brisbane today, with 810 participating exhibitor companies and visits from Chief of Army and Australia’s Assistant Minister for Defence.

05 October 2022
BABCOCK ANNOUNCES PARTNERS FOR LAND 125-4

Babcock Australasia (Babcock) today announced it will partner with Shoal Group, Buzzworks and Bond University to deliver the Land 125 Phase 4 Integrated Soldier System Program.

03 October 2022
​Ukraine Fight Inspires Australian Rocket Company to Make Local Missiles

Queensland rocket company Black Sky Aerospace (BSA) has tested a prototype missile launch pod as it forges ahead with building a sovereign Australian guided weapons capability.

30 September 2022
Protegas Australia announces self-paced online Intelligence course

To celebrate LAND FORCES 2022, Protegas Australia has announced the launch of its first individual online intelligence training course.

30 September 2022
SMASH Technology Ensures Shot Accuracy

Fire control system designer, developer, and manufacturer SMARTSHOOTER will present the SMASH 3000 for the first time at LAND FORCES 2022.

30 September 2022
Defence Research Test & Evaluation, APV FutureEdge to launch at LAND FORCES 2022

Melbourne-based test laboratory and supplier of safety-critical military occupant restraint systems, APV Corporation, has launched a consortium of Research, Test & Evaluation (T&E) providers that will leverage its experience from the Automotive, Aerospace and Defence industries in support of new Defence programs.

30 September 2022
HERO Device Waiting to Save Lives

An Australian-developed personnel safety device offers a significant advance in the survivability of helicopter crews and occupants for maritime operations.

28 September 2022
HIGH POWER IN A SMALL PACKAGE FOR CURRAWONG

Currawong Engineering has announced the release of its smallest Electronic Speed Controller (ESC) to expand upon its world-leading range of aerospace-grade motor controllers.

28 September 2022
EWS-AP CELEBRATES FIRST 12 MONTHS

Australia-based consultancy EWS Asia Pacific this month celebrated a successful first 12 months of trading with several key defence contracts won and a rapidly growing team of experts.

26 September 2022
Off-the-Shelf Radio Frequency System Potential for Military Applications

Avnet will be at LAND FORCES 2022 next week with its RFSoC SOM, designed for radio frequency (RF) systems that require a small footprint, low power, and real-time processing.

26 September 2022
Australian/US Collaboration on First Hypersonic Attack Cruise Missile
Raytheon Missiles & Defense, in partnership with Northrop Grumman, has been selected to develop the Hypersonic Attack Cruise Missile (HACM) for the U.S. Air Force (USAF).

26 September 2022
​Australian Missile Corporate Locked in for Guided Weapon Enterprise

The Australian Missile Corporation has welcomed its formal engagement as one of the inaugural Enterprise Partners to Australia’s Guided Weapons and Explosive Ordnance (GWEO) Enterprise.

23 September 2022
HIFraser Group and Flex Force partner to Supply Deployable Surveillance Solutions

HIFraser Group has announced it will be Australia and New Zealand's in-country partner for Flex Force, supplier of the Dronebuster® and the ASP.

23 September 2022
LIGHTFORCE TO ILLUMINATE DEFENCE

Lightforce Group company Force Ordnance has seen a series of wins in the defence and law enforcement sectors with its world-renowned automotive and hunting lights being applied to illuminate the fields of battle

23 September 2022
Ground Breaking Cloud Based Design Tool Arcadia a Game Changer

A future-focused design suite for mission critical vehicles will be on display at LAND FORCES 2022.

23 September 2022
SECURE CONNECTION ACROSS THE JOINT FORCE

Collins Aerospace will showcase a range of defence solutions to help warfighters achieve overmatch across the battlefield at LAND FORCES 2022.

20 September 2022
MilDef Crete to Preview New Rugged Tablet Prototypes
MilDef Crete will preview prototypes of two new rugged tablets with enhanced connectivity and processing power at LAND FORCES 2022.

20 September 2022
Mobility Made Easy by Polaris

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) have relied on tactical and utility off-road vehicles from Polaris Industries Australia & New Zealand for more than 25 years. 

20 September 2022
​Training helps Defence Forces Actively Fight Against Disinformation

The University of Melbourne’s leading academic on disinformation says training in this topic is crucial for organisations to help them to recognise and counteract malicious influence.

16 September 2022
TRAINING SCHEDULE OPTIMISATION AT AUSTSEC

12thLevel will present its scientific method to analyse and transform data to support decision-making as part of this year's AusTsec conference.

16 September 2022
ASPI SENIOR ANALYST TO KEYNOTE AAUS CONFERENCE

The Australian Association for Uncrewed Systems (AAUS) has announced its program of speakers for the Autonomy in the Joint Military Battlespace conference at LAND FORCES 2022.

13 September 2022
Eniquest Awarded Contract to Deliver Deployable Field Power Generator Systems

Sunshine Coast generator manufacturing business, Eniquest has been awarded a contract to deliver 1,350 rapid deployable field power generator systems over the next four years under Land8140 Tranche 1 acquisition program for the Australian Defence Force, with the first batch scheduled for delivery January 2023. 

13 September 2022
AAUS TO HOST DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION BREAKFAST OVER LAND FORCES 2022

The Australian Association for Uncrewed Systems (AAUS) will hold a Diversity and Inclusion Breakfast as part of its greater LAND FORCES 2022 program which includes the Autonomy in the Joint Military Battlespace conference.

05 September 2022
DroneShield Announces Record European Order

Australian counterdrone specialist, DroneShield, has announced a $2 million order for multiple DroneSentry fixed site detect-and-defeat systems from a European Government customer.

05 September 2022
The ACE up Cummins' Sleeve at LAND FORCES 2022

Evolution rather than revolution has long been the trend in diesel engine development yet it’s the revolutionary new 1000 hp Cummins engine – aptly named ACE – that will attract considerable discussion at LAND FORCES 2022.

05 September 2022
EPE Partners with Skydio to Bring Drone Technology to Australia

Australian company EPE has partnered with U.S. drone manufacturer Skydio to bring its autonomous platform to Australian and New Zealand Defence customers.

02 September 2022
LAND SYSTEMS FUND OPENS TO VIC BUSINESSES
The Victorian Land Systems Fund – Supply Chain Uplift Program to support Victorian defence industry businesses to join Hanwha Defense Australia's (Hanwha) supply chain is set to open in the coming weeks.

24 August 2022
INNOVATION AWARDS SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED

Twelve Australian innovators have been shortlisted for the prestigious LAND FORCES 2022 Innovation Awards, which include cash prizes totalling $30,000.

19 August 2022
XTEK Announces $2.7m Order from US Government

XTEK Limited has announced that its HighCom Armor Solutions Inc business has received an order valued A$2.7 million from a United States Federal Government agency customer, for specialist body armour and ballistic helmets.

15 August 2022
Quantum-Systems to Open New Regional Hub in Brisbane

Uncrewed Electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) producer, QuantumSystems GmbH, has announced that it has incorporated a wholly owned subsidiary in Brisbane, Australia. 

15 August 2022
Primes and SMEs to Connect at LAND FORCES 2022

BenchOn will be run a free ‘Meet the Primes’ program at LAND FORCES 2022, to link Australian small businesses with Defence Primes and kickstart mutually beneficial relationships to strengthen sovereign capability.

10 August 2022
EPE joins Shield AI to Bring Next Era Artificial Intelligence to Aus

EPE has announced a partnership with Shield AI, a fast-growing defence technology company building Artificial Intelligence (AI) pilots for aircraft, to deliver its next era of AI to the Australian and New Zealand markets.

05 August 2022
QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT HOST SPONSOR OF LAND FORCES

LAND FORCES 2022 International Land Defence Exposition welcomes Host Sponsor, the Queensland Government.

01 August 2022
Exercise Koolendong Sees a Strengthened Alliance
The Australian Defence Force (ADF) and US Armed Forces have concluded Exercise Koolendong 2022, a combined arms littoral combat scenario across northern Australia.
29 July 2022
CEA Technologies to Build Radars as Part of $2.7 Billion Program
Australia's CEA Technologies is building four new Air Defence radars as part of the Australian Government’s $2.7 billion investment in Defence’s new Joint Air Battle Management System.

26 July 2022
REGISTER NOW FOR AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST DEFENCE INDUSTRY EVENT

Industry is invited to attend the LAND FORCES 2022 International Land Defence Exposition, 4-6 October, with Trade Visitor registration now open.  

22 July 2022
$75 MILLION ELECTRONIC WARFARE PROJECT APPROVED

Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Pat Conroy MP, has announced Government approval for the Land Force Level Electronic Warfare Project valuedat nearly $75 million.

22 July 2022
INDUSTRY INVITED TO PRESENT AS PART OF THE HUB

Land defence subject matter experts have the opportunity to present at LAND FORCES 2022 as part of a new initiative dubbed the LAND FORCES Hub.

22 July 2022
Land Forces to Host Inaugural AusTsec Simulation Conference

In a world of high-value military assets, joint exercises and advancing technology, simulation is becoming ever more important as a means of honing training in a safe environment, while minimising cost.

29 April 2024
Land Forces 2024 Innovation Awards are now open

The Land Forces 2024 Innovation Awards are now open for submissions, offering a chance to compete for a share of $120,000! The new-look p...