The number of serving ADF members in the NT has dips from 6,868 in 2010 to 5,015 by 2018, according to NT Treasury Department figures — but a major, multi-billion dollar spend in the region could turn that around.
Speaking at a forum in Singapore, the Defence Minister urges Beijing to respect international law in order to "respect the rights of all states" and avoid mimicking Russia's "might is right" approach to diplomacy.
When two teenagers could not find anyone else to race their drones with, they decided to start drone racing camps in an effort to create new pilots.
It sounds like science fiction — a naval gun capable of firing a projectile at 2.5 kilometres per second — but does the technology stack up to the military bravado?
The next-generation of naval warfare appears to have come early, with China beating the US to a ship-mounted weapon that can fire projectiles at 2.5 kilometres per second.
The Pentagon's new Space Command will be the first step towards the US President's much-touted Space Force and will work to protect America's vast array of military satellites, which are largely unprotected.
While the first of Australia's future submarines is at least 12 years from hitting the water, the vessels are getting a name change.
The first of Australia's next-generation fighter jets have touched down at their new home at Williamtown RAAF base in NSW.
Serious discrepancies are emerging over the status of Australia's biggest ever defence project, with Defence Minister Christopher Pyne rejecting reports of extra costs and construction time.
Peter Ferry, 96, makes his first trip back to Victoria's East Sale RAAF base since the Second World War.