Reports emerge of reconnaissance-style drone crashing in outback Western Australia as Airbus says one of its aircraft was involved in an incident in the region.
Search and rescue teams found wreckage from a crashed Japanese F-35 stealth fighter in the Pacific Ocean close to northern Japan, but authorities continue searching for the missing pilot.
A major defence contractor at one of Australia's most secretive intelligence facilities is being sued by former employees, who claim they were not paid out their proper redundancy entitlements.
Townsville companies say insurance delays mean they can't get back to business after February's record flood as they struggle to access government grants and insurance payouts.
It's the mystery $307 million spend that left Defence types, contractors and government waste watchers wondering what it was for. Months later, the mystery has been solved.
The Astrosite, a cutting-edge camera developed in western Sydney, could help prevent satellites located beyond Earth's atmosphere smashing into each other.
A US Marine rotation bound for Darwin in April is pegged to bring with it more soldiers, more aircraft and — officials are hoping — a lasting upswing for the flatlining Top End economy.
The Australian Government is providing tens of millions of dollars to a Canberra defence company exporting a next-generation weapons system destined for Saudi Arabia, a country accused of complicity in war crimes in Yemen and the brazen murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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.