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Lockheed Martin Australia has rebranded its Science, Technology, Engineering Leadership and Research Laboratory (STELaRLab) as Advanced Systems and Technologies.

Combat jets from 14 nations took to the skies over Australia’s Top End on Monday as Exercise Pitch Black 2024 got underway in earnest | Nigel Pittaway

Australian companies AIM Defence and Electro Optic Systems took part in the Canadian Department of National Defence’s Counter Uncrewed Aerial Systems Sandbox event.

Silentium Defence has delivered the first five Maverick Fortress-3D passive radar systems to Lockheed Martin Australia as part of Project Air 6500 - Joint Air Battle Management System.

Charles Darwin University in the Northern Territory has jointed the Queensland Defence Science Alliance, bringing it into broader Australian Defence Science and Universities Network.

Chief Petty Officer (ret’d) Ashley Semmens is set to become the first person to swim the English Channel like a Royal Australian Navy clearance diver would - by finning on his back for more than 15 hours.

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When the Integrated Investment Program was released in April, the government provided a background sheet to journalists. On the sheet was a list of axed capability programs | Ewen Levick

Thales Australia will build 15 additional Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicles under a $45 million contract with Defence. 

Austal Australia has delivered the 20th Guardian-class Patrol Boat to the Department of Defence.

The government has announced that it will invest $100 million to procure two new small uncrewed aerial systems for the Australian Army and Royal Australian Air Force.

ADM correspondent Mark Ayton provides a review of this year’s editions of two exhibitions devoted to training, simulation, and undersea weapon systems.

The F-35 Joint Program Office approved a plan on 3 July to resume deliveries of all variants of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter after a year-long pause.

The Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) first Boeing 737 MAX 8 Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) arrived in Canberra on 12 July for the first time | Ben Felton

The Defence Teaming Centre and Engineers Australia are collaborating to offer graduate engineers a professional development program to pave the way for their participation in opportunities on the horizon in the Defence sector.

Speaking at the ROK-AUS Defence Conference in Canberra prominent Korean and Australian representatives called for enhanced defence cooperation to offset the new alliance between Moscow and Pyongyang | Ewen Levick

Austal USA started construction on a new facility in Mobile, Alabama. The expansion includes a new assembly building and shiplift and supports multiple Austal USA programs.