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Defence has signed a strategic agreement to recognise Navantia as a Design Authority for four classes of RAN ships.

The central problem ASPI aims at is the Naval Shipbuilding Program, which won’t deliver new missile-equipped vessels for at least ten years and only replaces current vessels on a one-for-one basis until 2040.

These latest EF88 weapon simulators will be used at several ADF bases throughout the country with all deliveries to take place in the first half of 2021.

An economic analysis from Thales Australia of how Australia’s Defence Industry spending flows through the national economy has found ‘significant benefits’.

All Marines will be quarantined for 14 days at Defence facilities in the Darwin area, following biosecurity screening and COVID-19 testing on arrival.

Curtiss-Wright outlines how it is developing and sustaining a new partner-network in Australia.

ASC is collaborating with the CSIRO and DMTC Limited to pioneer the use of additive manufacturing for the repair of Collins Class submarines.

Australian company Icon SI has been awarded a multi-million dollar US construction contract as part of the US Force Posture Initiatives (USFPI).

The project includes new aircraft shelters, a support facility, working accommodation and tarmac parking for three Chinooks for the 5th Aviation Regiment.

Babcock Australia and Bell have announced that they will be teaming for the Special Forces helicopter requirement under Land 2097 Phase 4.

RNZAF Base Ohakea, often visited by RAAF aircraft, is to receive a $NZ206 million ($A192 million) upgrade of critical infrastructure in three phases over five years, with the first phase starting later this year.

Australian anti-microbial treatment specialist Protection Brands has entered into a Standing Offer with Defence to provide sanitisation and surface treatment services to the RAN.

Kongsberg has signed a contract with General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada for delivery of the Protector Remote Weapon Stations (RWS) to the Canadian Army valued at A$76 million.

AMC Management (AMCM) have been awarded facility qualification for the docking and undocking of Australian warships.

The RAN has appointed a full-time Navy Indigenous Adviser and Navy Indigenous Champion from the senior leadership team, as part of Navy’s commitment to the Defence Reconciliation Action Plan 2019-2022 (D-RAP).

Four teams have been named winners of the Australian and NZ #shockproof Defence forces hackathon.