Raytheon announced the successful completion of the all-stock ‘merger of equals’ transaction between itself and United Technologies Corporation on April 3.

12thLevel, a Canberra-based system design company with specialist naval capability, has been granted Defence Export approval to promote their fleet readiness tools.

Quality People is the niche recruitment agency that specialises in finding Quality, Hard-to-Get Professionals.

ACOR Consultants has successfully completed a merger transaction with Rudds Consulting Engineers.

Amaero International have officially launched their Adelaide facility in partnership with the University of Adelaide.

Hanwha has formally launched a world-first Australian Industry Portal that will change the way businesses are matched to and win work with the US$76bn company.

Penske Transportation Group International has rebranded its Australian operations.

Representatives from four Australian companies have attended an industry familiarisation visit to Glasgow.

SYPAQ’s new Innovation Collaboration Office in Adelaide was formally opened last week.

XTEK has opened a new ballistic manufacturing centre in SA.

The first elements of the Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE) will be handed over to Rheinmetall Defence Australia in Queensland today.

The first shots in holding prime companies to account in terms of the $200 billion recapitalisation program from the Liberal government have been fired.

A small technology company from Canberra has signed a new $1.4 million deal with the US Marine Corps.

A new SA-based Defence company, REDARC Defence Systems, has been established by the owner and Managing Director of REDARC Electronics, Anthony Kittel.

Australia should look to mirror the Canadian example to help Australian defence industry navigate the complexities of exporting to the US.

Boeing has appointed Dr Brendan Nelson as the next president of Boeing Australia, NZ and the South Pacific.