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Shadow Defence Minister Richard Marles spoke at the National Press Club in Canberra this week to outline the ALP's approach to Defence policy.

The Royal Australian Navy’s HMA Ships Anzac, Toowoomba and Success have completed a port visit to Vietnam following a confrontation with the Chinese military in the South China Sea.

The transfer of responsibility for the support of major elements of the JORN Over the Horizon Radar system from Lockheed Martin Australia to BAE Systems Australia (BAES) is now under way.

Northrop Grumman, ViaSat, and Optus have awarded two $31,500 scholarships to rural Australian students to study at the Australian National University’s Burgmann College.

BenchOn, a B2B talent mobility platform founded in Queensland by military veteran and former defence industry executive Tim Walmsley, has raised $650,000 in seed capital

An unnamed Asian nation has contracted Rheinmetall to supply advanced air defence technology.

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.

The Defence Industrial Capability Plan has been released, outlining the new Sovereign Industrial Capability Priorities framework.

The Australian Submarine Corporation has notified the government of a reduction of its workforce as work on the Air Warfare Destroyers winds down.

Minister for Defence Marise Payne has appointed Dr Vivienne Thom to conduct a review of the Defence Trade Controls Act 2012.

Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has opened the new Australian Defence Export Office in Canberra.

Saab Australia has been chosen by Luerssen to provide the Situational Awareness System for the RAN’s 12 new Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs).

Australia will gift Timor-Leste two new patrol boats built by Austal following the finalisation of the shipbuilding arrangements.

Canberra based SME ECLIPS demonstrated their CROSS (container roll-out solar system) and CROWS (container roll-out warehousing system) last week for a range of Defence and industry players.

The tenth and final Leonardo C-27J Spartan battlefield airlifter was welcomed at RAAF Base Richmond on Wednesday.