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The US has approved the provision of defence services to Australia related to the future purchase of Raytheon's SM-6 Block I and SM-2 Block IIIC missiles for the Hunter class frigates.

The Collins-class submarine HMAS Waller will return to service in September, five months after being damaged by an onboard electrical fire while alongside at HMAS Stirling.

Serco Australia has partnered with KBR within the Navigation Faculty (NavFac) of the School of Navigation Warfare at HMAS Watson to deliver new training technologies and better outcomes for the RAN.

Taylor Bros Marine are celebrating 85 years and four generations in the marine industry this month.

HMAS Supply has successfully completed the first Replenishment at Sea for the Supply Class in the East Australia Exercise Area.

Navy’s Hobart class Air Warfare Destroyers have reached final operational capability after the third ship, HMAS Sydney, completed a successful test and evaluation period off the coast of the US and Canada.

HMAS Canberra’s communications capabilities have been bolstered following a two-month-long upgrade.

The upgraded Air Search Radar Systems in the Navy’s Anzac Class frigates have reached Initial Operating Capability.

Schiebel Aircraft and Areté Associates successfully showcased the Camcopter S-100 to the US Navy’s Office of Naval Research.

Austal USA has been awarded a Sustainment Execution Contract by the US Navy, enabling the company to bid for repair, maintain and modernisation work on Littoral Combat Ships homeported in San Diego, California, as the prime contractor.

Naval Group Australia has announced $1 million in new opportunities for local suppliers to participate in the Attack Class project, seeking a range of manufactured and ready-made items for inclusion in the submarines.

The MQ-4C Triton has flown for the first time in its new configuration, known as Integrated Functional Capability (IFC)-4. Australia is slated to acquire at least three and possibly seven Triton aircraft in this configuration.

India has issued a Request for Proposals for the construction of six diesel-electric attack submarines.

The Royal Australian Navy has awarded Schiebel with a three-year extension contract for the sustainment of its Camcopter S-100.

This research could lead to protecting various parts of the Collins Class submarine hulls.

A marine technology company based south-east of Perth is joining the supply chain for the Hunter class frigate program.