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Minister for Defence Christopher Pyne and Assistant Minister for Defence David Fawcett met their Indonesian and Malaysian counterparts respectively over the weekend in an effort to boost defence cooperation.

BAE Systems has submitted its bid to the Government to provide ongoing sustainment and support for the Canberra class Landing Helicopter Dock ships (LHD), LHD Landing Craft (LLC) and associated shore support facilities.

The Pentagon has grounded the global fleet of F-35 fighter jets following a crash in South Carolina.

ADM’s 6th annual Northern Australia Defence Summit saw strategic leaders, industry, and government officials convene in Darwin this week to discuss Indigenous engagement and strategic issues facing Australia in the region.

Negotiations have resumed between Defence and Naval Group regarding the impasse over a strategic partnering agreement (SPA) for Sea 1000.

The US Department of Defense has released a report to ensure a “robust, resilient, secure, and ready” manufacturing and defence industrial base that could serve as a template for Australia.

A new corrosion-resistant coating that halved the build-up of algae and barnacles on ship hydraulic components is now being trialled on HMAS Canberra.

A report by KPMG has highlighted the issues surrounding lengthy procurement processes in an era of rapidly-iterating technologies.

RUAG Australia has signed a contract with US company VRC Metal Systems to deliver a mobile Supersonic Particle Deposition (SPD) Unit for US Navy trials in 2019.

The RAN and EPE have conducted a test at HMAS Coonawarra to showcase the performance and functionality of a Maritime Portable Raman Improvised Explosive Detector (PRIED) prototype.

A Sturt company is set to benefit from a $433,214 share in $3.5 million of the Government’s Accelerating Commercialisation (AC) grants.

Lockheed Martin Australia has become the first Foundation Partner with the University of Adelaide’s new Australian Institute for Machine Learning.

Japan has launched the first Soryu-class diesel-electric submarine equipped with lithium-ion batteries in a first for the program.

David Yaffa, proprietor of Yaffa Media, publisher of Australian Defence Magazine, has died aged 84 over the weekend.

Australia is positioned to become an international centre of Chinook expertise following a new partnership agreement between Boeing and CASG.