The ADF has embarked on two separate trials of Ocean Software products to manage their pharmaceuticals.

Over 500 US Marines and Australian soldiers landed at Freshwater Beach yesterday during amphibious assault landings conducted as part of Exercise Talisman Saber 2017.

After reviewing applications from 49 different countries, Techstars Adelaide selected the Top 10 to take part in its accelerator program, including six Australian companies. The selected teams work on a wide range of defence and security related technologies including big data and analytics, sensors, unmanned aerial systems, rocket propulsion, cyber and physical security, and performance improvement.

Rheinmetall has purchased at 49 per cent share in Adelaide based SME Supashock. The announcement comes hot on the heels of the announcement last week that the German company intends to establish their Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE) and their potential Land 400 bid in Redbank, Queensland.

Rheinmetall will establish the MILVEHCOE as a sovereign industrial capability for the continuous design, manufacture, export and support for military vehicles, turrets and tactical systems. The MILVEHCOE will also draw on a supply network across Australia to deliver products and services from local industry into Rheinmetall’s Global Supply Chain.

Defence and SYPAQ Systems will explore the development of software that will effectively train networks to learn how to interpret non-standard intelligence products and convert them to comply with appropriate format standards.

The office is a tripartite secure facility which will house submarine designers, naval architects and engineers who will work alongside each other on Australia’s Future Submarine Program.

The company will provide the lightweight, handheld Greengum version to equip dismounted forces, and the more powerful Greygum device for fitting to light vehicles.

The Satellite Ground Station is planned to anchor three satellites simultaneously in X and Ka Band.

The full fleet arrival represents a significant leap forward in joint electronic warfare capability.

The CRC will comprise a fundamental research program and a functional technology program, together leading to a set of agile capability demonstrators showcasing trusted autonomous systems

The JCG has assumed responsibility for Joint Health Command, Joint Logistics Command, the Australian Defence College and the newly formed Information Warfare Division.

In making the contract announcement Secretary Fallon said steel on the first ship would be cut later this month.

The program covers everything from detectors through to suits and requires a level of integration between the numerous elements being procured.

A slipway upgrade by Thales Australia will allow the Port to handle bigger ships, attract skilled tradespeople back to the region and ensure naval maintenance work stays in NSW.