The SIA conference theme was centred around the Collins class life of type extension (LOTE); current thinking and the technology to be delivered under Sea 1450 from both defence and industry perspectives.

The annual Military Communication and Information Systems conference showcased the latest information and communication technologies with updates from the military on major projects.

Autonomous Warrior 18, the largest autonomous systems exercise yet undertaken in Australia, kicked off on 5 November in the Jervis Bay area.

Supashock, Airspeed, and REDARC Electronics have received awards from the Defence Teaming Centre (DTC) at its annual awards ceremony in Adelaide.

The Secretary-General of the UN, António Guterres, has announced the appointment of the ADF’s Brigadier Cheryl Pearce as Force Commander of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus.

Siemens has announced a software grant with an in-kind commercial value of over half a billion dollars to the University of Queensland.

UK defence and security electronics system specialist SEA has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Daronmont Technologies.

Australia’s historic shift to continuous naval shipbuilding begins today with construction starting on the new fleet of Offshore Patrol Vessels, to be named the Arafura class.

Ground has been broken on TAE Aerospace’s new Turbine Engine Maintenance Facility (TEMF) site in Bundamba, Queensland, which will support in-country sustainment of Australia’s fifth-generation fighter jets.

Leidos has joined the Global Supply Chain (GSC) Program, which utilises multi-national defence companies’ international supply chains to identify opportunities for Australian companies.

Australia and NZ were amongst the first states to mark the centenary of the Armistice that ended World War I this weekend.

The ADF’s Armaments Systems Program Office (ARMTSPO) recently commissioned NIOA to undertake suitability trials for a specialist weapon coating system called EC Paint.

The DTC and AIDN National will formally join Ai Group's Defence Council National Executive.

ASC has signed separate agreements with Jeumont and Saab on submarine design and service delivery for the Collins-class, the Future Submarines, and Sweden's A-26 class submarines.

Thales will sponsor a PhD at UniSA to find ways to ensure that the operator remains central in the maritime mission as increased levels of AI are introduced into service.