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On 20 December, the US Defense Security Co-operation Agency (DSCA) announced that the State Department has approved a possible sale of up to 800 Lockheed Martin AGM-114R2 Hellfire missiles to Australia, valued up to US$108 million ($A150 million).

The ADM Women in Defence Awards 2021 will take place virtually on 1 February. Ahead of the event, we will be introducing readers to the amazing finalists across nine categories. Today we cover the finalists in Legal/Contracting.

Team Norsta, an Australian owned and controlled joint venture team of Norship, Tropical Reef Shipyard, Nova Systems and Secora, has been announced as the new Regional Maintenance Provider North East.

The government has signed a $5.13 million contract with Deakin University to continue its development of an augmented and virtual naval firefighting system for the Australian Defence Force.

Serco has been awarded a two-year contract extension to continue providing base operation, hospitality and support services on behalf of the ADF in the Middle East.

The ADM Women in Defence Awards 2021 will take place virtually on 1 February. Ahead of the event, we will be introducing readers to the amazing finalists across nine categories. Today we cover the finalists in Engineering and Technical Trade.

Airbus, NTT, DOCOMO, and SKY Perfect JSAT have announced that they have begun studying the feasibility of collaborating on future high-altitude platform stations (HAPS)-based connectivity services.

The 2021 Women in Defence Awards will (finally!) take place on 01 February following several postponements. Ahead of the event, we are proud to introduce our readers to the amazing finalists across nine categories.

Queensland University of Technology has received $1.2m in new ARC funding and a green light to build Australia’s largest covered outdoor facility for testing equipment, robotics and materials processing techniques in realistic space conditions.

Trials of new Seabin Smart Technology at Sydney Harbour Defence sites have removed 2,920 kilograms of plastic, fuels and detergents from Sydney Harbour in the past 12 months and plans are now underway to expand the technology.

The government has signed a $12 million contract with a Nowra business that is providing crucial search and rescue services at HMAS Albatross.

The Australian Defence Force's (ADF) project to develop a sovereign next-generation military SATCOM capability has surpassed a key milestone this week with tender submissions closing on January 10.

Aerospace engineering startup Hypersonix Launch Systems has signed an agreement with the University of Sydney to research and manufacture the components of a zero emissions, hypersonic spaceplane.

INDO PACIFIC 2022 organiser AMDA Foundation has announced that former Australian Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett (Rtd), has joined the AMDA Foundation Board.