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Lockheed Martin and the Pentagon have informally agreed a price for the next batch of US F-35s. Yet even as costs lower, the program is still grappling with availability issues.

Trump’s preferred topic dominated the reporting and meetings: defence spending. It seems the allies are actually looking a bit closer at the issue.

General Atomics has been selected to provide Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper medium altitude long-endurance (MALE) UAS to the Dutch military following news that the platform will be capable of using GPS and Europe’s Galileo satnav system.

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.

UMS Skeldar has confirmed that its global focus on maritime applications is to be spearheaded by the Skeldar V-200B.

The Defence Innovation Hub has awarded four contracts worth $3.07 million in the latest tranche.

RADA Electronic Industries, together with its partners Ascent Vision and Sierra Nevada Corporation, won a US$200,000 prize at the SOFWERX ThunderDrone Rapid Prototyping Event III demonstration.

Victorian company Marand Precision Engineering has delivered its 50th Vertical Tail in support of the F-35 program.

A flurry of announcements has seen Tasmanian SMEs and researchers win contracts with major projects and primes.

Airbus is unveiling its secure networked airborne military communications solution, Network for the Sky (NFTS), at the Farnborough airshow.

EM Solutions Cobra M2 Maritime Satcom Terminal has successfully completed the WGS testing and certification process, meaning the terminals are now able to operate at Ka-Band on the WGS Satellite Network.

UMS Skeldar, a provider of rotary UAV solutions and avionics software, is accelerating its plans for Australia to become its Pacific Rim base.

The RAAF and Airbus have demonstrated automatic air-to-air refueling (A3R) with a KC-130A in a world first for the technology.

Minister for Trade and Industry Niall Blair welcomed guests to the inaugural Defence NSW Network of Networks Forum in Sydney this week.

The European Commission and the European Space Agency (ESA) have awarded an Airbus-led consortium a contract for the provision of satellite-based seamless coverage of the whole of Europe at very high-resolution.