The next generation of Hawkei Protected Mobility Vehicle – Light has reached IOC under Land 121 Phase 4.

Singapore has announced today that it is taking delivery of new CH-47F Heavy Lift Helicopters that will be based in Oakey, Queensland.

NSW-based SMETEC Services has achieved German Government qualification to cut armour steels utilising fibre laser for Rheinmetall Defence, as part of preparations to manufacture the Army’s new military vehicles in Australia.

Airbus and the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) have launched a programme to develop a laser communication terminal demonstrator for aircraft, known as UltraAir.

Defence has announced the expansion of the Navy’s ‘next generation’ combat management system to include Maritime Mine Counter Measures and Military Survey Vessels.

Defence’s Maritime Unmanned Aircraft System Continuous Development Program (Sea 129 Phase 5) has reached a new milestone following the selection of five respondents.

Red Team Thinking has announced the establishment of the Red Team Thinking Academy to provide decision-support red team training to the military, national security, and intelligence agencies in the US and allied nations.

Hanwha Defense Australia and Rheinmetall Defence Australia have each delivered three prototype infantry fighting vehicles as part of the two-year Risk Mitigation Activity under Land 400 Phase 3.

The government has said it will invest $1 billion to commence the early development of advanced guided weapons.

ADM wishes all our readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We will be returning on Monday 4 January, with our first newsletters on January 19 and 21.

Last week Australia and the United States signed a new collaborative agreement to develop and test hypersonic cruise missile prototypes.

Lendlease has recently secured a contract with the Department of Defence to deliver the Air555 project at RAAF Base Edinburgh.

Last week, Ocius held the christening of BlueBottle ‘Bonnie’ by Susie Dane at the company's upgraded facilities at UNSW.