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An advocacy and action group has been formed to promote the Hunter’s defence industry capability and drive more defence contracts and investment to the region.

Minister for Defence Christopher Pyne and Premier of SA Steven Marshall have opened REDARC Electronics’ expanded factory in SA.

Engineering consultancy Frazer-Nash has trebled the size of its national headquarters in Adelaide.

United Technologies has announced the completion of its acquisition of Rockwell Collins and the company’s intention to separate its commercial businesses.

Rheinmetall has commenced works at its Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE) site in Ipswich, Queensland.

Leidos has joined the Global Supply Chain (GSC) Program, which utilises multi-national defence companies’ international supply chains to identify opportunities for Australian companies.

The DTC and AIDN National will formally join Ai Group's Defence Council National Executive.

Defence has selected Canberra-based SME Datapod to provide relocatable data storage facilities in a deal worth $7.4 million.

Minister for Defence Christopher Pyne, Safran CEO Martin Sion, and the CEO of Safran Pacific Alexis de Pelleport opened the company’s new facility in Botany this week.

The new Thales Australia World Trade Centre offices have been opened in Melbourne, paving the way for further progress in the OneSKY project.

Elbit Systems has been awarded a framework contract to provide maritime UAS patrol services to the European Maritime Safety Agency.

Ultra Electronics has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus Defence and Space to work together for the potential in-country manufacture and supply of regenerative carbon dioxide removal systems.

The Bangladeshi Army has bought 200 radio manpacks from SA company Codan Radio Communications.

FIVA Group has acquired local engineering support services provider Cadgile for an undisclosed sum.

Sydney-based energy storage company Ecoult is supplying technology to Raytheon for use in a new microgrid project.