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Simon Palumbo, co-founder of passive radar company Silentium Defence, has been posted to the US to lead the company's US subsidiary Silentium Defense Corporation.

Global Defence Solutions is set to deliver a Zone 4 certified deployable secure container tailored to meet the stringent requirements of the Australian Defence Force.

Both Europe and Japan have progressed their respective counter-hypersonic programs with entry into force of various agreements on 15 May.

The increase in New Zealand’s defence budget by NZ$571 million over the next four years is a welcome sign when most government departments in New Zealand are facing significant budget cuts | Tim Fish

Under a $508,000 contract from the Department of Home Affairs BMT Defence and Security Australia is examining the feasibility of restoring several of the Philippine Coast Guard vessels to operational service | Ben Felton

Alkath Group has opened a new Product Showcase centre in Nowra that brings together a range of solutions from its subsidiaries Global Defence Solutions, Mellori Solutions and Resilience Logistic Solutions under one roof.

The Government handed down the 2024 budget on 14 May with a range of implications for Defence and defence industry | Max Blenkin

A consignment of state-of-the-art Sentinel 830R Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boats will form part of the $100 million military assistance package for Ukraine recently announced by the Australian Government.

SPEE3D announced the launch of its Expeditionary Manufacturing Unit during the European Defence Agency’s Additive Manufacturing Village. The EMU is made up of two 20-foot containers, which can rapidly produce cast-equivalent metal parts

Air Vice-Marshal Tony Davies is the new Chief of the New Zealand Defence Force.

The US State Department has approved a request from Malaysia to acquire ten Lockheed Martin Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods and related equipment | Micah Young

The Royal Australian Air Force’s Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fighters are set to receive a significant boost to their offensive capabilities under ongoing weapons acquisition programs and aircraft upgrades | Nigel Pittaway

Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace, along with its German partners Diehl and MBDA Deutschland, have teamed to ensure the successful development of the future Norwegian and German supersonic strike missile known as 3SM Tyrfing.

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A strong US presence in the Top End

As Japanese bombers droned towards Darwin on the morning of 19 February 1942, their primary targets were the numerous ships anchored in the harbour, one of them USS Peary | Max Blenkin

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Land 19 – more than NASAMS

Land 19 Phase 7B is on track to deliver a globally unique short range air defence capability to Army, according to Raytheon Australia’s Managing Director Michael Ward | Ewen Levick

The Australian Industry Gorup (Ai Group) has criticised the Safeguarding Australia's Military Secrets Act, which entered into force on 6 May 2024, with group Chief Executive Innes Willox describing it as "illogical, unfair and unworkable."