Air Affairs Australia is teaming with Italy’s Leonardo Helicopters to offer a Maritime Tactical Unmanned Air System for the RAN’s future Offshore Patrol Vessel fleet. Read more
The ADF will soon be taking delivery of various projectile types from the Rheinmetall Assegai family under the Land 17 Phase 1C.2 Future Artillery Ammunition project.
The Australian Industry & Defence Network (AIDN) National Executive announce that it is in the process of re-establishing its AIDN South Australia Chapter.
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) has opened its new office in Canberra, with an eye to future business in a number of Australian defence acquisition programs including Air 6500.
AIDN member organisations are set to benefit from the Rheinmetall $5.2 billion Land 400 Phase 2 program, but work may be required to address a looming skills shortage.
Defence Minister Marise Payne has used the biennial Air Power Conference in Canberra to announce that the RAAF’s new P-8A Poseidon aircraft have achieved initial operating capability.
The New Zealand Labor Government elected in October last year has won more time to determine whether a pre-approved purchase of up to four Boeing P-8A Poseidons is in the country's best interests.
The inaugural Women in Defence Awards were launched last week at the 15th annual ADM Congress in Canberra.
Rheinmetall might be best known in Australia for their vehicle programs, but the German company is looking to expand their Australian footprint in other technology areas. ADM Managing Editor Katherine Ziesing spoke to Rheinmetall Defence Australia managing director Gary Stewart.
Speaking at ADM’s 15th Congress last month, Chief of Army Lieutenant General Angus Campbell reflected that the Australia Army has been on “sustained and ongoing operations with our joint force and interagency partners – in the Middle East, our closer region, on our borders and at home” for 19 years.
In our 25th anniversary, March 2018 edition, ADM presents Land Warfare. We also preview planned tank upgrades and talk with Rheinmetall Defence Australia MD Gary Stewart in From the Source.
Considering the anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability is the primary strategic purpose for the Sea 5000 Future Frigate acquisition, the pros and cons of the various tenders in this regard have received far less attention than other concerns.
WFEL will complete final delivery of the ADF’s bridges by September 2018.
VADM Winter's team is currently engaged in protracted negotiations with the world's largest defence contractor.