Thales Australia has been appointed as the Regional Maintenance Provider at Defence’s Garden Island Precinct, with the announcement of a contract to maintain Australia’s naval fleet.

Singapore’s Ministry of Defence has announced that it has signed a contract with Germany’s Fassmer to acquire four new Offshore Patrol Vessels for the Republic of Singapore Navy | Mike Yeo

The US State Department has approved two potential Foreign Military Sales packages to the South Korea for air-and ship-launched missiles | Mike Yeo

Australia signed a security agreement with the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation on 14 November which will enable the sharing of classified technical information with the European procurement organisation | Ben Felton

AML3D has announced their receival of an order for a custom built Arcemy metal 3D printing system to be installed at Austal’s USA Advanced Technologies facility in Charlottsville, Virginia.

Anschütz has been selected to deliver and integrate the navigation and bridge systems for the Hunter class frigates.

Exail is collaborating closely with local Australian industry partners in an effort to secure its bid for the Royal Australian Navy's Sea 1905 Tranche 1 – Maritime Mine Countermeasures program.

Sovereign manufacturing and supply chains are a fundamental issue being addressed by Anduril Australia in developing Ghost Shark extra-large autonomous undersea vehicles for the RAN | Julian Kerr

The Australian Information Warfare Alliance has been established to boost Australia’s sovereign information warfare capabilities and deliver on AUKUS Pillar 2 capabilities.

Progress in the AUKUS project is likely to slow down over the next year as divisions in Congress and campaigns for the next US Presidential Election will dominate the political agenda for 2024 | Tim Fish

JFD Australia, a subsidiary of UK-based JFD Global, has provided contracted submarine rescue services for the Royal Australian Navy since 2010 | Max Blenkin

Under a partnership between international defence company L3Harris and Tasmania-based Sentinel boats, the Sentinel 1100 boat demonstrated its autonomous capabilities at Indo Pacific 23 | Tim Fish

The Department of Defence has admitted that it 'did not conduct an effective limited tender process' for the design of the $45 billion Hunter class frigates | Ewen Levick

Navantia Australia has announced several new partnerships during Indo-Pac 23, including the establishment of a Technology Partner Network with industry and with academic institutes UTS, RMIT and the Australian Maritime College at UTAS.

SEA has designed a new trainable decoy launcher called Ancilia, which the company is marketing at the Indo-Pacific Maritime exhibition | Tim Fish

Japan has staged its first ever appearance at an Australian defence industry exposition, with 10 companies exhibiting their technology | Max Blenkin