Good news for Australian Military training facility

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The contract to build an $800 million facility in Greenvale, Queensland, is underway, with shortlisted candidates announced.

They are Lendlease, CPB Contractors, and Lang O’Rourke.

The Australian-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI) will enhance the needs of the ADF and Singapore’s Armed Forces. The training facility will strengthen the collaboration and commitment, and will bring an enhanced benefit to both countries’ defence forces1.

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Sydney Chapter V-Chat

Sydney V ChatThere’s no need to feel isolated during #shutdown.

Recently, our Sydney Chapter met for the first V-Chat. What’s a V-Chat, you may well ask? A virtual hook-up for asset management members to connect and network, and keep their asset management brain ticking over. Toby Horstead led an informal session discussing the NSW Stimulus package.

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Exciting new UAV for RAAF

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The Royal Australian Air Force is set to receive the first Australian designed and made military aircraft in fifty years. Boeing’s Loyal Wingman drone uses artificial intelligence to advance its capabilities; this means that the pilots will not have to remotely control the drone’s manoeuvres. The drone is currently undergoing ground testing, followed by taxi and its first flight scheduled for later this year.

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