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Insitu Pacific and Boeing Australia’s Detect and Avoid (DAA) capability is now ready to field in real-world operations after test flights.

The Japan Coast Guard will expand its fleet with two new H225 helicopters, taking its total Super Puma fleet up to 17.

Cirrus’ Managing Director Peter Freed has announced that the company has secured an additional Defence contract, following the Commonwealth’s exercise of an option.

National Aboriginal Construction Partners (NACP) Projects has been awarded the head contract to build a $23.9 million assembly and maintenance facility in NSW for the Nulka Missile Assembly.

Nova Group has launched its Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) which aims to support the development of respectful relationships and meaningful opportunities with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Defence released a Request for Solutions (RFS) on March 25, advising the possible sale of up to 27 ex-Army Sikorsky S-70A-9 Black Hawk helicopters and associated spares and equipment, as the type is retired from service in coming months.

If you haven’t already noticed, Australia’s project to build 12 Attack-class submarines is stuffed, cactus, rooted, verging on collapse.

Codan has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the shares in US-based company, Zetron, from JVCKENWOOD Corporation.

Airbus has been qualified by the Government of Canada as a bidder for the Strategic Tanker Transport Capability project, a procurement process launched to replace the Royal Canadian Air Force Airbus A310MRTT (CC-150 Polaris) multirole tanker fleet.

Saab has selected NSW-based SME Global Defence Solutions (GDS) as its Australian industry partner to locally manufacture its Mobile Camouflage Systems (MCS) and multispectral camouflage screens.

A system that tracks eye movements and gaze patterns of pilots-in-training has been installed in No. 79 Squadron’s Hawk 127 Lead-In-Fighter simulator at RAAF Base Pearce, courtesy of Canberra-based company Seeing Machines.

Frequentis has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire the ATM voice communications and arrival management product business from the US company L3Harris Technologies for a purchase price of US$20.1 million.

Australian search and surveillance provider Sentient Vision Systems has announced the first flight of its ViDAR pod system, the VMS-5 (ViDAR Maritime Surveillance) Day/Night Optical Radar pod.

Defence industry businesses are being given greater access to a government grant aimed at growing the skills of Australia’s defence industry.

Victoria’s Defence Science Institute (DSI) is calling for proposals in support of a $1 million initiative to advance the development of prototypes for enhanced resilience against chemical and biological threats.

Chairman of Insitec, Andrew McNeill, has received Defence's formal approval for the novation of an Information Communications Technology Partner Arrangement (ICTPA) panel membership to the company.