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This year the Australian Army is marking its 25th year of providing support to remote First Nations communities through the Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Programme (AACAP).

BGIS has been awarded the Department of Defence's 2021 Base Services Contractor of the Year, for the third consecutive year.

The full transcript of a speech delivered by Brigadier Ian Langford, Acting Head Land Capability, to the ADM Congress in Canberra on Wednesday.

The RAAF has concluded its third biennial Air Warfare Instructor Course (AWIC), following a six-month long series of exercises throughout Australia.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has completed a series of Electronic Intelligence (ELINT), Communication Intelligence (COMINT), and Link 16 payload flight test events in preparation for RIMPAC 2022.

The first Integrator Uncrewed Aircraft System (UAS) Pilot Course for the Australian Army is underway, with 12 students in training at Insitu Pacific’s established training facility in Brisbane.

Two additional CH-47F Chinook helicopters will arrive at RAAF Base Townsville today after an expedited sale from the United States Government.

South Australian companies Consilium Technology and elmTEK have merged, backed by Pemba Capital Partners.

Although it’s not the first time the rotational US force has supported a Diamond Storm exercise, it is the first time it has directly played a role in the qualification of Combat Control Instructors.

While the execution of the cooperation agreement between Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI) and NIOA’s Australian Missile Corporation (AMC) reportedly remains on hold, the Israeli company is nonetheless expanding its local operation.

Insitec will continue to provide technical and professional services to the Department of Defence’s Chief Information Officer Group (CIOG) Service Management Branch (SMB) after securing a contract renewal valued at $43.5 million.

The US State Department has approved Australia's request to purchase AGM-88E2 AARGM E2 Missiles and related equipment for an estimated cost of US$94 million (A$134.8 million).

Construction has begun in Australia on ESA’s fourth deep-space antenna, which will help fill a gap in supporting communications and data download for upcoming missions.

The two companies vying for the program - Rheinmetall Defence Australia and Hanwha Defense Australia - have been told to resubmit their bids for 300 vehicles instead of the original 450.

The first four M113AS4 Armoured Personnel Carriers being gifted to Ukraine departed RAAF Base Amberley last week.

The Australian continent, and particularly the nation’s northern approaches are increasingly threatened by the proliferation of nuclear-powered submarines in the region.