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The technology will provide Defence with critical visibility of littoral environments (the land-sea boundary zone), with direct applications for navigation, hydrographic survey and information gathering from denied or contested access areas.

Lockheed Martin Australia has confirmed Australian communications networks and electromagnetic spectrum operations technology leader Clearbox Systems as the inaugural international graduate of the Mentor Protégé Program.

Thales Australia and Flinders University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to conduct a study into the development of an automation system for the launch and recovery of the General Dynamics Mission Systems Bluefin 9.

The Future Through Collaboration (TFTC) mentoring program welcomed 120 participants at an official online launch at 12:30 on Thursday.

UNSW Canberra and Canberra based SME Clearbox Systems have been successful in securing additional Commonwealth funding to continue their collaborative research program.

The Aurecon team working on the upgrade of the RAAF Williams Point Cook base carparks and pavements have designed measures to introduce recycled materials into new infrastructure.

The contract extension will include $1.65 million for research and development and innovation activities, and $1.1 million to support DMTC’s supply chain development activities.

RDA Hunter’s STEM Defence + Innovation program ended on a high with 13 incredible Year 10 and 11 students from the Hunter region pitching their inventions to a panel of esteemed judges via a live webcast.

Why is the acquisition of advanced Defence technology from Australian-owned suppliers not more prevalent?

Bureau Veritas is working with the RAN to support a component of the Navy’s compliance response to the Defence Seaworthiness Management System.

Defence is seeking an industry partner to assist with recruiting, growing and reshaping the future ADF workforce from Financial Year 2023/24 onwards.

A new sensor that will better identify and track satellites in orbit in order to ensure they remain in the correct orbit and avoid colliding is a step closer thanks to a new multi-partner project.

RUAG Australia is one of the latest recipients of Defence Global Competitiveness Grants.

Young Australians studying science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) are encouraged to apply for the newly launched ADF Future Innovators Award.

The government has agreed to develop the new Defence and Maritime Innovation and Design Precinct in Launceston.

We must ensure that the Prime Contractors are doing what they said they would during the bid phase of programs, writes Brent Clark of AIDN.