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Defence Coating Systems has invested almost half-a-million dollars into an on-site defence coating facility at their Wingfield factory and further secured a contract with Kongsberg to paint the NASAMS Mk 2 Canister Launchers.

Anywise, a veteran owned and operated consultancy, has been named a '2022 Best for the World' B Corp in recognition of its positive impact through overall governance practices.

Airbus has appointed Stephen Forshaw as the company’s new Chief Representative for Australia and New Zealand, with effect 1 August 2022.

Defence ICT company Insitec has signed a $26.5 million deal to acquire technology recruitment specialists The Network, key to ensuring a steady supply of skilled talent to support the company’s growth.

AeroPM has partnered with veteran-owned and operated well-being and safety company Sonder as a modern alternative to an Employee Assistance Program.

Boeing has announced the opening of a new Distribution Centre in Brisbane, expected to double the company's local aviation spare parts inventory.

AeroPM has secured new facilities within Lot Fourteen in Adelaide and have commenced a long-term agreement with Renewal SA.

South Australian companies Consilium Technology and elmTEK have merged, backed by Pemba Capital Partners.

While the execution of the cooperation agreement between Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI) and NIOA’s Australian Missile Corporation (AMC) reportedly remains on hold, the Israeli company is nonetheless expanding its local operation.

RBI Hawker announced that it has been awarded ISO 9001 and ISO 45001 certifications for its quality management and occupational health and safety management systems, respectively.

Thales Australia has announced the appointment of Jeff Connolly as CEO following the decision by current CEO Chris Jenkins to retire after 14 years in the role.

Last week, Australian owned engineering company Eptec Group announced it had acquired two new companies, Australian Marine Contractors Group (AMCG) and Corrosion Control Engineering (CCE).

Lockheed Martin announced it has appointed Ken Kota as vice president, Australian Defence Strategic Capabilities Office.

Lockheed Martin Australia has confirmed 95 per cent of its 240-strong Future Submarine Program Combat System Integration workforce was successfully redeployed in new roles within the company.

XTEK has had a busy week as the company received two orders for its body armour products that are together worth $56.3 million.

Babcock Australasia has announced the appointment of Peter Newington as Director, Aviation and Critical Services with effect from 1 August 2022.