The Australian Army has conducted its first live fire of the National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System at the Woomera test range in South Australia.

Fiji will buy an additional 14 Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicles from Australian Defence Force stock, bringing the total number in service with the Republic of Fiji Military Forces to 24 | Ben Felton

Electro Optic Systems has announced it has secured a new contract valued at approximately $28 million to supply R600 Remote Weapon System unit spares to a customer in Southeast Asia.

Darwin-based company Life h2o has cracked the Australian defence market with some of its innovative water purification equipment being exported to the Philippines | Max Blenkin

While visiting the Association of the United States Army exhibition in Washington for the first time as Head Land Capability, Major General Richard Vagg took some time out to speak with ADM | Ewen Levick & Nigel Pittaway

Lockheed Martin Australia has completed a Field Capability Demonstration of its ‘Agile Shield’ battle management system at the Puckapunyal Military Area in Victoria.

NIOA has begun ammunition production for the Army’s next-generation armoured Boxer vehicle, marking a milestone for munitions manufacturing in Australia.

Major changes to Army’s capability and structure were announced by Defence Minister Richard Marles on 28 September | Julian Kerr

The New Zealand Defence Force has started a search for new Light and Medium Multi-Purpose Vehicles to replace its existing fleet | Tim Fish

The New Zealand Ministry of Defence has published a request for tender for a new C4I system for its new fleet of 43 NZ5.5 Bushmaster 4x4 protected mobility – medium (PV-M) vehicles | Tim Fish

SPEE3D has announced it is working with the United States Department of Defense to deploy 3D printers and equipment training for the Ukrainian army.

Defence Minister Richard Marles has confirmed perhaps the worst kept secret in Defence; that the Australian Army’s MRH 90 Taipans will not fly again before they’re replaced by UH-60M Black Hawks.

Army is acquiring modern simulation technology that will enable training to take place within an integrated synthetic training environment | Julian Kerr

Global Defence Solutions has commenced manufacture of the deployable container system for the M1A2 Abrams System Enhancement Program Version 3 main battle tank Immersive Tactical Trainer.

Downer has been selected to deliver the planning phase of the ADF’s proposed Woomera redevelopment program in South Australia.

As part of Operation Render Safe, the ADF has led a multinational team to safely dispose of dangerous explosive remnants of war on Nauru.