The defence industry briefing

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News in numbers


Planned increase in Australia's defence spending over the next decade


Value of the 105 F-35 joint strike fighters Japan is planning to buy


Potential cut to personnel from the British Army under government plans


Value of India's deal with Russia for MiG-29 purchases and upgrades


Cost of the upgrade USS Bonhomme Richard was undergoing prior to being destroyed by a fire


Budget approved by the German Bundestag for defence equipment purchases and upgrades


Number of jobs Airbus is planning to cut by summer 2021 in response to the disruption caused by Covid-19

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Nuclear modernisation & myths

The fight for USS Bonhomme Richard

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A tech history lesson 

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