The shipbuilder is bidding for the Sea 1180 Offshore Patrol Vessel contract and is partnered with German designer and shipbuilder Fassmer with its OPV80.

The SBIRD funding aims to get SMEs off the starting block so Defence can capitalise on their expansive potential for innovation and research capabilities.

This first phase of sea trials will test the ship’s propulsion, manoeuvring, control and navigation systems and will be followed by a more advanced phase of sea trials next year to test Brisbane's combat and communications systems.

A P-8A simulator training system, improved hangars and an extended runway form the bulk of the spend

Medical countermeasures are an important sovereign capability for military or civilian personnel in a range of scenarios including biological warfare or chemical attacks.

The 2017 US-AUS Robotics and Autonomy Workshop was part of a wider program of bilateral activities for the US delegation and its counterparts in the DST Group.

The Bushmaster fleet in particular will be due for an upgrade of its protection systems in the near future.

The three-day conference has seen a balance of focus between Naval Group presentations on its four-step submarine focus and discussion of Collins Life Of Type Extension.

Jones outlined how Telstra was preparing for the new era of mass data consumption and would continue to work as a strategic partner to Defence under the mantra of keeping it better connected and better protected.

The five-year base, 22-year rolling wave, performance-based contract includes engineering and logistic services.

The program, supported by the AMGC, will identify and help to bridge the capability gaps of the first 16 SMEs, bringing each up to world-class levels of Industry 4.0 maturity.

The new photonic solution can be used across various defence domains and platforms.

According to GA-ASI CEO Linden Blue the technology will provide long-range patrol and relay capabilities to the MQ-9 to augment maritime mission sets

As Sea Box International, ECLIPS has provided logistics platforms and shipping container-based modular buildings tailored for a variety of roles from emergency accommodation to training facilities and cyclone shelters since 2007

The Commonwealth plans acquisition of seven MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft under Project Air 7000 Phase 1B.