Babcock Australasia has announced that the company welcomed a record 69 graduates this year as it continues to expand in the region and aims to support young people to enter the defence industry.

Trellis Data has announced its latest expansion with the opening of a new office in Adelaide, South Australia, in an aim to deliver sovereign AI solutions to the Australian government and defence clients.

Honeywell has announced a Memorandum of Understanding with PT Dirgantara Indonesia to jointly elevate the Indonesian Armed Forces’ S-70M helicopter fleet.

In response to the results of the Surface Combatant Fleet Review, the government announced that it will reduce Luerssen Australia’s contract from twelve Arafura Class Offshore Patrol Vessels to six.

As Australia moves to produce precision guided weapons, the ultimate ambition is to produce much larger quantities which could eventually directly support deployed US forces | Max Blenkin

Singapore Airshow returns

After the two previous shows were significantly impacted by COVID-19, the ninth edition of the event, being held at the Changi Exhibition Centre, is back in business | Nigel Pittaway

The Australian Army will introduce an unspecified type of uncrewed loitering munition into service “this calendar year,” said Assistant Minister for Defence Matt Thistlethwaite | Ben Felton

Schiebel wins South Korean Navy contract

Schiebel, Hanwha Systems and UI Helicopter have been awarded a contract by the Defence Acquisition Programme Administration for the development and delivery of the Camcopter S-300 UAS for the South Korean MoD.

Singapore Airshow 2024 opens

The Singapore Airshow 2024, taking place from 20-25 February, has officially opened, with a ribbon cutting held at the Changi Exhibition Centre.

Ai Group welcomes plans for surface fleet

Ai Group has welcome the government release of the independent Enhanced Lethality Surface Combatant Fleet review.

Plans revealed for Australia's future surface fleet

Australia’s future surface fleet will feature a new class of 7-11 general purpose frigates plus only six of the nine planned Hunter-class frigates configured for anti-submarine warfare | Max Blenkin

Surface combatant fleet plans announced

The government has released its blueprint for a 'larger and more lethal' surface combatant fleet for the Royal Australian Navy, doubling the size of the surface combatant fleet under the former government’s plan.

Defence Teaming Centre welcomes Surface Fleet Review

The Defence Teaming Centre has announced that it welcomes the government's decision to re-commit in South Australia’s continuous shipbuilding program.

BAE Systems ready for surface fleet review implications

BAE Systems has welcomed the release of Australia's Surface Combatant Review as the government moves to establish a next generation naval surface fleet.

Gilmour Space Technologies preps for orbital launch

Gold Coast-based Gilmour Space Technologies is raising a $55 million Series D round ahead of a maiden orbital launch later this year.

Australia to participate in Exercise Milan 24

Australia is set to participate in Exercise Milan 24, hosted by India from 19-27 February in the port city of Visakhapatnam and the adjacent Bay of Bengal.

ELA and ESS sign rocket launch MoU

Equatorial Launch Australia has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Singaporean rocket company Equatorial Space Systems.

Australian Target Systems lands $33m contract

The government has awarded a $33 million contract to Albury company Australian Target Systems to supply live-fire target systems and target support capabilities to Defence.

Government donates $50m to Ukraine fund

The Australian government will provide a $50 million grant to the International Fund for Ukraine, to directly support the procurement of priority military capabilities.

Indonesia's PT SSE purchases Celeris 4x4 kits

Texelis has been selected to provide Indonesian vehicle designer and manufacturer PT SSE with complete kits for its Celeris 4x4 mobility solution.

February 16: News at a Glance

This week's news at a glance.

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