The company sees potential in a myriad of markets from sporting goods to medical, automotive, building and low-volume high-value aerospace and defence manufacturing.

that the company generated almost $1.3 billion for the Australian economy in 2016.

Like most military vessels, submarines share information over computer networks. However, because they spend a great deal of time deep underwater, they are cut off from their networks for long periods.

Navantia Australia announced on September 29 that Warren King will be appointed as the chair of Navantia Australia Board during the next company board meeting, to be held next week in Australia.

MBDA announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Victorian based company, Cablex, on September 28.

BAE Systems Australia will transform Australia’s shipbuilding industry through the development of a digital shipyard in Adelaide, if selected to build nine Future Frigates for Australia.

German shipbuilder Lürssen and its Australian industry partners are offering scholarships to encourage young people to embark on a career in the soon to boom shipbuilding sector.

The NSW Government will work closely with the Australian Industry Defence Network (AIDN) to maximise opportunities for NSW small to medium-sized enterprises to capitalise on opportunities in the defence industry sector.

Aerospace and defence manufacturer Orbital ATK will be acquired by the world's fifth largest defence contractor Northrop Grumman in a US$9.2 billion deal.

SA start-up Silentium Defence’s passive radar technology uses a silent sensor to locate active and silent objects.

Boeing said in an emailed statement it was skeptical the deal would be in the best interest of – or add value to – its customers and industry.

RDA Committees will now pro-actively target, seek and negotiate with private companies, not-for-profits and governments of all levels to bring jobs and investment to their regions.

The largest ever software grant in Australia will help develop the workforce of the future across the entire work lifecycle from apprenticeships to PhDs.

SpaceX is particularly interested in HTA's vacuum brazing process.

XTEK has embarked on an extensive engineering development program to develop innovative and unique products that can be commercialised for sale in both the local and global markets.