Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds and Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price have released a joint statement outlining economic support measures for defence industry as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

ADM understands that RAAF combat squadrons are planning to deploy to the NT in July for Exercise Pitch Black 2020, despite the current COVID-19 restrictions placed on travel.

The difference in public communications around COVID-19 between the Australian and NZ governments has been commented on much in the past month.

The RAAF is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet strike fighters this week.

Ian Honnery, chief executive of Land Forces 2020 organiser AMDA, has said his organisation is dedicated to running the event as planned.

Rheinmetall NIOA Munitions (RNM) is set to produce and export ammunition for the US F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.

The ADF is moving to support the national response to COVID-19 by deploying additional personnel to assist state and territory health authorities.

The US Navy’s Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) developmental pod recently completed a portion of developmental testing.

Orbital UAV has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with one of Singapore’s largest defence companies.

Air Affairs Australia (AAA) were involved in the recent successful missile firing carried out in Australian waters by HMAS Arunta.

Leidos is calling for expressions of interest from local companies through their recently released Australian Partner Portal.

The ADF is temporarily relocating non-essential personnel from Iraq and Afghanistan as a result of COVID-19.

The MOU will allow ABF and Singapore Customs to trial the digital exchange of trade documentation.

The US Department of Defense successfully tested a hypersonic glide body from the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii.

The replacement of the Army’s Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) through project Land 129 Phase 3 has progressed to the tendering process.