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MMP is being offered to the ADF as an integrated Anti-Tank Guided Weapon (ATGW) on both the Rheinmetall Boxer and the BAE Systems AMV-35 vehicles for Land 400-2.

While some of the campaigns have taken place in Australia, the majority of the campaigns have been observed within the US and South Korea during the past few months.

The Australian Army operated the robust STOL aircraft from 1968 until 1992 as part of the 6th Aviation Regiment.

Applications from across Australia will be called for from 2018 for scholarships from undergraduates in relevant engineering, marine architecture and design courses as well as for sponsored vocational study.

The NSW Government's $18 million Boosting Business Innovation Program has provided $1.5 million to Newcastle University to establish 4 innovation hubs across the Hunter including at Williamtown Aerospace Centre.

Steel cut for the first of the Future Frigates is scheduled to occur in 2020, which demands a tight schedule for construction of the facility.

The Regional Warehouse will be based at RAAF Base Williamtown near the F-35 airframe depot maintenance facility for the South Asia-Pacific.

The Commonwealth has granted First Pass approval to extend the service life for Navy’s minehunters and Thales Australia is to deliver and support new deployable mine countermeasures (MCM) over the next 15 years.

Code Club Australia has announced the return of Moonhack to again capture the imagination of Australian students and help improve digital literacy.

The main reason for de Bailliencourt's departure was a disagreement with Guillou, the group's president and CEO.

The defence hub will be a centralised point of collaboration with the Commonwealth for Land programs and possible future export customers.

The redevelopment comes after ASC and the Defence Department agreed a further five year performance period for the sustainment of the Collins Class submarine fleet, which commenced on 1 July this year.

Under the terms of the MOU, the partners will initially work on research activities in the areas of autonomous systems, artificial intelligence, data analytics, advanced sensing and processing, and materials science.

Pyne acknowledged businesses may face challenges such as identifying export opportunities, obtaining export market access and complying with export regulations and said this dictated the need to establish a means whereby Defence and industry could work together to support exports. Success stories such as Marand, Nulka, CEA and Austal need to become the “new normal”.

Ferra is initially contracted to provide two Primoss pressure-tight motors that are mounted outside a submarine’s pressure hull to drive the Phoenice radar antenna on the surface