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Leonardo DRS has been awarded a contract worth US$193 million to provide the US Army with Trophy active protection systems for its Abrams tanks.

Australian metal additive manufacturing company (3D printing), Titomic has signed its first Material Science Testing (MST) agreement with Fincantieri Australia.

Triton has reached a significant milestone with the government investing $1.4 billion to acquire the first of six MQ-4C Triton remotely piloted aircraft through a cooperative program with the United States Navy.

In the lead up to Autonomous Warrior 2018 in November this year, DST Group has put the call out for industry to respond to an Expression of Interest to support the activity.

Australia will upgrade facilities at the Royal Malaysian Air Force Base Butterworth and further deepen its strategic relationship with Malaysia.

The US Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) has chosen AECOM to construct an aircraft parking apron and supporting facilities at RAAF Base Darwin under the US Force Posture Initiative (FPI).

The Army has partnered with the Defence Innovation Hub to award three innovation contracts to Australian industry with a combined value of $2.2 million.

Around 35 registered representatives from industry attended CASG’s Land 53 Phase 1BR Tranche 2 (Emerging Night Fighting Technology) briefing in Melbourne on June 19.

The ASPI space conference saw industry take the opportunity to announce their own research plans in the space realm.

ADM recently spoke with Terry Gold, managing director of start-up accelerator Techstars Adelaide, and Dotterel COO Shaun Edlin about how the start-up scene is trying to spread into the Defence space.

Lockheed Martin and Curtin University are applying technology previously used to observe meteorite fireballs to track satellites.

CSIRO has announced a new research centre focused on collecting and analysing data about Earth from space.

The German government has leased IAI’s Heron TP unmanned aerial system (UAS) pending budgetary approval in the latest chapter of the competition between General Atomics (GA) and Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI).

Australian businesses and organisations will be given the opportunity to have their say about the workforce challenges and skills-related barriers affecting their contribution to the modernisation of ADF capabilities.

Defence is seeking input from Australian industry on the proposed tender timeline for LAND 400 Phase 3.