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The RAN is acquiring an additional 12 Lockheed Martin MH-60R Seahawk naval combat helicopters.

ADM will be announcing the 2021 Essington Lewis Award winners on October 18. In the lead-up we are publishing a series of articles on the finalists in each category. Today we are proud to cover the finalists for Major Acquisition – over $50 million.

Cirrus has secured two additional Defence contracts relating to the Tactical Electronic Warfare system.

The second Airbus-built European Service Module (ESM) for NASA’s Orion spacecraft is ready for delivery from the Airbus site in Bremen, Germany.

Lockheed Martin has revealed that an RAAF F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter was involved in recent trials undertaken across the Pacific to develop concepts for a joint all-domain combat capability.

Austal USA has been awarded its first steel vessel construction contract by the US Navy.

As investment in defence projects ramps up and job opportunities abound, Kinexus’ Defence Industry Insights paper reveals that focus is turning to adjacent industries and strategic partnerships to grow the Australian defence industry workforce.

Lockheed Martin Australia (LMA) has announced a $20 million contract to support the Australian Geospatial Intelligence Organisation (AGO).

Rear Admiral Phil Spedding and Rear Admiral Mark Purcell have joined A&P Australia.

Maintenance of the RAN's MU90 Light Weight Torpedos will continue in WA after the government awarded the $20 million contract to Thales Australia.

The US Space Force’s latest missile warning satellite is ready for launch, after finishing production nearly a month ahead of schedule.

Australian companies Minelab and EPE have announced an Exclusive Teaming Agreement in support of the Defence Projects Land 154 Phase 4, Land 3025 Phase 2 and CA26 fleet sustainment upgrade programs.

Navy’s new model for surface fleet sustainment is leveraging the work of 16th-century Italian physicist and engineer Galileo for inspiration, in a major rethink of the way upkeep and maintenance is undertaken.

Defence is inviting government and industry stakeholders to have their say as part of the Explosives Act Thematic Review project that will help achieve a uniform legislative/regulatory framework for activities involving Commonwealth explosives.

Two Australian businesses and a leading NSW university will share in $1.2 million as part of a program to strengthen Australia’s critical geospatial intelligence capabilities.