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The US Navy's MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems deployed for the first time on January 26.

A new SA-based Defence company, REDARC Defence Systems, has been established by the owner and Managing Director of REDARC Electronics, Anthony Kittel.

Kongsberg has selected Sydney-based Eylex as the cable system provider for the ADF's Short Range Ground Based Air Defence capability being delivered under Project Land 19 Phase 7B.

The RAN has opened a centralised warfighting agency at Garden Island.

RUAG Australia has completed a major upgrade to their Hydraulic Actuator Centre of Excellence manufacturing facilities in Bayswater.

As part of the ADF’s push into advanced technology development via DST Group, the Internet of Defence Things has been seen to present significant opportunities.

Every surface vessel using Sydney Harbour or Port Botany is controlled by the Authority’s Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) system, supplied and supported by Airbus Defence and Space.

Australia should look to mirror the Canadian example to help Australian defence industry navigate the complexities of exporting to the US.

Deploying NH90 helicopters overseas is a well-rehearsed routine for the Royal NZ Air Force (RNZAF), as bushfire relief operations in Australia have demonstrated.

The speed at which technology is developing has introduced the next phase of cyber warfare.

Pennant has acquired ADG, whose customers include Boeing Defence Australia and 'various Defence departments'.

Major General Susan Coyle has assumed command of Joint Task Force 633 in the Middle East, taking over from Rear Admiral Mark Hill.

The US State Department has approved a Foreign Military Sale (FMS) o support the Australian Surface Combatant Program.

Boeing has appointed Dr Brendan Nelson as the next president of Boeing Australia, NZ and the South Pacific.

CSIRO’s iconic Parkes radio telescope – fondly known as ‘The Dish’ – will get a new receiver that will significantly increase the amount of sky it can see.