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DEFSEC Media is New Zealand's defence, security and fire B2B/B2G publishing group. Our leading magazines, Line of DefenceNZ Security and Fire NZ are read by key business, government and military decision makers and influencers. This website is the online home of cutting-edge content from each of our titles.

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New Zealand subsidiary SAFE Air integration into Airbus

Posted 3/7/2017

Airbus is strengthening its presence in New Zealand with the completion of the integration of Blenheim-based SAFE Air into its industrial organisation in the Pacific. This will see the name of the New Zealand operations of SAFE Air renamed as Airbus with effect from today.

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Airbus provides German troops with support communications at 15 sites worldwide

Posted 14/6/2017

Airbus has successfully rolled out support communications to German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) troops deployed to military bases in Lithuania, bringing the total number of internationally deployed units it supports to 15.

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G7 Aerospace joins IFS Partner Network to deliver aviation and defence solutions in Malaysia

Posted 14/6/2017

Leading solutions provider to the Malaysian military and the commercial aerospace industry will market and support IFS Applications to aviation and defense (A&D) organizations across Malaysia. IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that G7 Aerospace Sdn Bhd has joined the IFS Partner Network.

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Exhibition Commemorates Belgian - New Zealand Relationship Forged in World War One

Posted 14/6/2017

A free exhibition honouring New Zealand troops who fought in Belgium in WWI has opened at the Navy League of New Zealand, 19 Tamaki Drive, Orakei.

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Airbus' big plans for Paris Air Show 2017

Posted 2/6/2017

At the Paris Air Show, which runs from 19th to 25th June 2017, Airbus will showcase its wide range of innovative technologies, products and services, from market-leading commercial and military aircraft to helicopters and space systems.

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2017 BUDGET: $982m funding boost for Defence

Posted 25/5/2017

New Zealand’s Defence Force (NZDF) will receive a $406 million boost in operating funding over four years and $576 million in capital as part of Budget 2017, said Defence Minister Mark Mitchell.

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Huawei Releases C-C4ISR Collaborative Public Safety Solutions at Global Safe City Summit 2017

Posted 28/4/2017

Huawei hosted its Global Safe City Summit 2017 themed "Leading New ICT, The Road to Collaborative Public Safety" in Dubai from April 26-27. More than 350 government customers, industry experts, and partners participated in the summit to share experience and promote digital transformation in public safety.

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FireNZ 2017 Conference needs YOU!

Posted 26/4/2017

The FireNZ 2017 Committee is seeking abstract submissions for presentations at the FireNZ 2017 conference - the premier fire conference in New Zealand.

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Spanish Air Force A400M arrives at FAMEX 17

Posted 26/4/2017

Santa Lucía, 25 April 2017 – The first Spanish Air Force Airbus A400M new generation airlifter has arrived this afternoon at Santa Lucía Air Base in México to be displayed at the FAMEX 17 exhibition.

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Fiji and NZ to partner on maritime surveillance

Posted 6/4/2017

New Zealand will deploy a Royal New Zealand Navy Inshore Patrol Vessel and crew to Fiji for six months from May. The announcement was made by Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee and his Fijian counterpart Ratu Inoke Kubuabola at the third South Pacific Defence Ministers’ Meeting in Auckland.

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C. R. Kennedy seeking CCTV sales person

Posted 5/4/2017

C R Kennedy, the leading supplier of software and hardware solutions to the video surveillance industry, is seeking a CCTV sales person based Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch to cover key locations in New Zealand.

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Australian $35 billion Future Frigate Tender released

Posted 1/4/2017

Australia's Minister for Defence Industry, Christopher Pyne, announced yesterday the release of the Request for Tender (RFT) for the AUD 35 billion Future Frigate project to the three shortlisted designers: BAE, Fincantieri and Navantia.

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New levy rates to fund Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Posted 30/3/2017

Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne has announced new levy rates that will fund Fire and Emergency New Zealand. From 1 July, Fire and Emergency New Zealand will bring together volunteer and paid, urban and rural firefighters under a national emergency service.

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NZDF refutes Nicky Hager book

Posted 22/3/2017

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has refuted claims made by Nicky Hager in his new co-authored book, Hit and Run, that a "revenge" raid by the Special Air Service on Taliban insurgents in retaliation for New Zealand's first fatality in Afghanistan resulted in the deaths of six civilians.

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to visit New Zealand

Posted 22/3/2017

Prime Minister Bill English announced today that he and Premier Li will hold official talks in Wellington, and that he and the Premier will also meet business leaders in Auckland during his visit from 26 to 29 March.

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