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At Avalon earlier this month, former minister for Defence Industry Steve Ciobo released the much anticipated Defence Industry Skilling and STEM Strategy.

The case for Boeing's 'Loyal Wingman' drone rests on its ability to complement and protect expensive manned aircraft. This rationale applies equally to surface ships.

Five years after the first Cape Class patrol boat entered service with what is now the Australian Border Force (ABF), the 10-strong fleet has consolidated its reputation as a reliable, hard-working responder to maritime security threats.

The exclusion of GCS from the US Navy’s FFG(X) contender list warrants serious review.

The Design Contract has been signed for the Attack class submarines.

The government has announced the formal signing of a Framework Agreement between Naval Group Australia and ASC.

A new international collaboration between Australian and French academic institutions and industry is set to research autonomous maritime vehicles.

Ultra Electronics has signed a significant sub-contract with Lockheed Martin Canada as part of Canada’s Combat Ship Team.

The much-discussed Strategic Partnering Agreement on the future Attack-class submarines has been signed in Canberra today.

Canada has upheld the selection of BAE's Type 26 frigate as its future surface combatant despite an on-going court case challenging the decision.

A report from the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, authored by Jeffrey Collins, has compared Australia and Canada’s national shipbuilding programs.

America’s largest military shipbuilding company has delivered the first 3D printed metal part for installation on an aircraft carrier.

Athens has sent an expression of interest to Defence to buy the RAN’s two remaining Adelaide-class FFG frigates.

Unsurprisingly, future platforms with a total acquisition cost of $90 billion dominated the limelight in the naval domain over the past year.

Birdon, a family-owned engineering and services business headquartered in Port Macquarie, has delivered its 100th Bridge Erection Boat to the US Army.