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The Indian Navy took delivery of the 10th of at least 12 Boeing P-8I Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft on July 13 and regional demand appears to be steady.

Ships from Japan, the Republic of Korea and the US have joined Australia for a multinational Navy training exercise.

Cubic Defence Australia has been reselected to deliver contracted civilian simulation support staff in development and delivery of local and distributed simulation-enabled training events for the RAN.

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has unveiled Sea Breaker, a 5th generation long range, autonomous, precision-guided missile system.

The MCM100 rebreather for mine countermeasures/EOD and SF diving operations, which ADM understands to be a reference for Sea 1905, was recently deployed in the Baltic Sea.

The UK Royal Navy has awarded a 12 month contract extension to Airbus covering the continued provision of satellite-based maritime surveillance services for the Joint Maritime Security Centre (JMSC).

At the request of Papua New Guinea, Defence has agreed to arm the Papua New Guinea Defence Force’s four new Guardian-class Patrol Boat.

The US Navy has released footage of its aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) successfully completing its first 'Full Ship Shock Trial' event in the Atlantic Ocean.

Sydney-based Ocius launched three Bluebottle Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs) – Brizo (the Greek goddess of mariners), Bluey and Beacon - at an event held at the company's Randwick campus on Friday.

The Leonardo Global Group led by Leonardo Australia will pursue Sea 1442 Phase 5 – the Maritime Communications Modernisation (MCM) Project.

ADM understands that consideration is being given to extensive rebuilds for the Collins-class fleet starting in 2026.

Austal USA has been awarded a US$44 million contract to develop autonomous capability in Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) 13.

BAE Systems Australia has unveiled plans to introduce new technologies designed to enable strategic data-driven decision making in real time across the Hobart Class Destroyer Enterprise.

Naval Shipbuilding College has joined forces with Australia’s defence industry to create an online jobs portal showcasing the opportunities generated by the naval shipbuilding program.

The service is available to SMEs that have been selected, or identified as a potential supplier, of material that requires Lloyd’s Register approval for either the Hunter program or one of the program’s major suppliers.

Naval Group Australia has opened expressions of interest for the purchase of $100 million worth of tools, equipment and manufactured items from local suppliers that will be used at the new Attack Class shipyard in Adelaide.