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Anthony Fraser has been appointed as the head of the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group.

News has emerged that Russian arms company Rostec is in the late stages of developing a UUV armed with an assault rifle.

Technology using a pure sapphire crystal to accurately measure time has taken out the 2018 Defence Science and Technology (DST) Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia.

CASG head Kim Gillis used his valedictory remarks at the recent Defence and Industry conference to deliver some home truths, both positive and otherwise, as he heads towards retirement.

Last week's political upheaval has seen new PM Scott Morrison conduct a reshuffle of Defence ministerial portfolios.

Recognised scholars and experts have been exchanging written views on whether Australia’s strategic future should include nuclear capabilities. A recent op-ed has unchained a similar debate in Germany.

The UK Ministry for Defence (MoD) has recently released a report into the contribution of Defence to the economic prosperity of the UK.

A who’s who of CEOs, engineers and scientists from the technology industry have signed a global pledge to “neither participate in nor support the development, manufacture, trade, or use of lethal autonomous weapons.”

Defence has submitted feedback to the Defence Trade Controls Act review calling for greater control over Australian tech exports that contribute to national security.

The Garden Island Bayinguwa Delivery Team will be responsible for managing the demolition of two deteriorated wharves and constructing a single new wharf in their place.

Year 12 students gathered at Lockheed Martin’s office this week to go through the art of the possible when it comes to the application of STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) skills under the National Youth Science Program (NYSF).

Ten Flinders University students are set to kick off international careers with a number of leading French companies, following their success in the June 2018 round of Nicolas Baudin ‘Internships in France’ scholarships.

The Northrop Grumman Foundation announced that it is sponsoring six Australian students and teachers to attend Space Camp at the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

Soldier On, a non-profit that provides specialised care for transitioning service members, is seeking federal funding for a new centre ahead of this year’s Invictus Games.

Former Minister for Defence David Johnston has been appointed as the first Australian Defence Export Advocate.