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The Director-General Armoured Fighting Vehicles has been abruptly replaced and the cost of Land 400 Phase 3 has soared by an extraordinary 80 per cent.

The Commonwealth’s Request For Information for its proposed Lead In Fighter Trainer (LIFT) program to be delivered under Air 6002 Phase 1 closed on Friday, eliciting responses from at least three companies.

ADM can confirm that NUSHIP Supply has commenced sea trials off the coast of Ferrol, Spain where she was built.

Why is the acquisition of advanced Defence technology from Australian-owned suppliers not more prevalent?

Bureau Veritas is working with the RAN to support a component of the Navy’s compliance response to the Defence Seaworthiness Management System.

Upgrades to the Spherion B sonar processing systems in the Anzac class frigates under Sea 1408 Phase 2 are almost complete.

NSW family-owned company SMETEC Services has achieved German Government qualification to cut armour steel for Rheinmetall’s Boxer vehicles.

A Request for Proposal to improve aviation support for Australia’s new Special Forces helicopters are now open to Australian defence industry.

The selection of Boeing’s Tactical Edge Server (TES) for inclusion in 211 Boxers has brought growth opportunities for several Australian SMEs.

Melbourne manufacturer Tectonica Australia has won a $25 million contract to provide sophisticated camera technology for the Army’s Boxer armoured vehicles.

Raytheon and Rafael have signed a joint venture to establish an Iron Dome Weapon System production facility in the US.

Hunter Defence is taking its Defence Readiness Seminar Series online to help regional businesses take advantage of new opportunities in the defence sector.

Naval Group Australia has awarded a contract worth almost $1 million to Australian-based data centre operator YourDC.

BAE Systems Australia has secured an additional two year, $30 million contract extension for ongoing sustainment of the Collins Class periscopes.

SOIO is a collaborative venture between Leonardo and Australian company DEWC T&E.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defence Mark Esper hosted Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne and Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds on Tuesday in Washington.