A Request for Proposal to improve aviation support for Australia’s new Special Forces helicopters are now open to Australian defence industry.

The selection of Boeing’s Tactical Edge Server (TES) for inclusion in 211 Boxers has brought growth opportunities for several Australian SMEs.

Melbourne manufacturer Tectonica Australia has won a $25 million contract to provide sophisticated camera technology for the Army’s Boxer armoured vehicles.

Raytheon and Rafael have signed a joint venture to establish an Iron Dome Weapon System production facility in the US.

Hunter Defence is taking its Defence Readiness Seminar Series online to help regional businesses take advantage of new opportunities in the defence sector.

Naval Group Australia has awarded a contract worth almost $1 million to Australian-based data centre operator YourDC.

BAE Systems Australia has secured an additional two year, $30 million contract extension for ongoing sustainment of the Collins Class periscopes.

SOIO is a collaborative venture between Leonardo and Australian company DEWC T&E.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defence Mark Esper hosted Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne and Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds on Tuesday in Washington.

The company released a record quarterly report to the ASX, reported a ‘substantial increase’ in US government business and secured a four-year framework agreement to supply EU police forces.

Hanwha has rolled out two prototypes of the Redback armoured infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) to be delivered to the Australian Army.

The first keel of six new Cape Class Patrol Boats has been laid.

RAAF aircraft and more than 150 personnel have deployed to Guam to join exercises with the RAN and the US.

The WA Police Force has ordered one H145 helicopter, making it the first Australian customer to operate the five bladed H145 variant.

Southern Launch has selected the T-Minus Engineering DART rocket to launch DEWC’s prototype payload on a parabolic trajectory into space at the Koonibba Rocket Test Range.

In-country manufacturing activities for the NASAMS Fire Distribution Centre shelter subsystem by Adelaide Hills-based Zenith Custom Creations have begun under the Land 19 Phase 7B program.