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Australian company Icon SI has been awarded a multi-million dollar US construction contract as part of the US Force Posture Initiatives (USFPI).

The project includes new aircraft shelters, a support facility, working accommodation and tarmac parking for three Chinooks for the 5th Aviation Regiment.

Babcock Australia and Bell have announced that they will be teaming for the Special Forces helicopter requirement under Land 2097 Phase 4.

RNZAF Base Ohakea, often visited by RAAF aircraft, is to receive a $NZ206 million ($A192 million) upgrade of critical infrastructure in three phases over five years, with the first phase starting later this year.

Australian anti-microbial treatment specialist Protection Brands has entered into a Standing Offer with Defence to provide sanitisation and surface treatment services to the RAN.

Kongsberg has signed a contract with General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada for delivery of the Protector Remote Weapon Stations (RWS) to the Canadian Army valued at A$76 million.

AMC Management (AMCM) have been awarded facility qualification for the docking and undocking of Australian warships.

The RAN has appointed a full-time Navy Indigenous Adviser and Navy Indigenous Champion from the senior leadership team, as part of Navy’s commitment to the Defence Reconciliation Action Plan 2019-2022 (D-RAP).

Four teams have been named winners of the Australian and NZ #shockproof Defence forces hackathon.

The first five Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornets for the Royal Australian Air Force touched down at Amberley on March 26, 2010 and the fleet has recently notched up a decade of operations.

UniSA and UOW signed a Memorandum of Understanding this week to deliver Defence capability and explore wider engagement across other disciplines.

RUAG Australia has provided more details of how it will use Defence’s Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority (SICP) grant to grow its operations.

Australia’s emerging quantum technology sector could support 16,000 jobs and create over $4 billion annual revenue by 2040, according to a report by CSIRO.

Supacat, a company with operations in Melbourne, has signed a Teaming Agreement with Soucy International to provide Composite Rubber Tracks (CRT) for UK defence equipment.

L3Harris Technologies has announced an alliance agreement with Ultra Electronics and Indianic Group for the development of the new Magnetic Treatment Facility to be installed in WA under SEA 1350 Phase 2.

GHD has been appointed by Lendlease to provide design and consulting services on the $365 million building works project – known as Building Works Stage 1 - for HMAS Stirling and Henderson.