More than 1650 ADF personnel have arrived in the US ahead of a month of focused military training activities with 27 nations from across the globe for Exercise RIMPAC 2016.
In a first for international media, Major Sapir of the IDF has related his experience with the Trophy active protection system during the 2014 conflict with Hamas in the Gaza Strip. more »
Should Canada withdraw from the nine-nation F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program, the additional cost to Australia of its JSF purchases will be about $USD1 million per airframe, according to Air Vice Marshal Chris Deeble.
Nearly 10 years after the first of three Requests for Information (RfI) for Project Land 400 was issued, the decision-making process that will create a shortlist of contenders for the most expensive element of Army’s most-expensive capability program is
now under way.
DCNS Australia might be a new entity on the Australian Defence Industry landscape but they have big plans for the local market. ADM Editor Katherine Ziesing explored two of their upcoming offerings into the ADF on a recent trip to France; the Shortfin Barracuda for Sea 1000 and the FREMM for Sea 5000.
DCNS Australia is in the unique position of having won the largest Defence program Australia has ever undertaken with the Future Submarine contract. The company will have to manage not only the largest program the nation has ever run but all the expectations that come with it. ADM Editor Katherine Ziesing spoke to local CEO Sean Costello the week before the election was called about how it’s all coming together.
Citing renewed confidence and growing opportunity in the international commercial ferry market, Austal Limited has announced two new contracts for three commercial passenger ferries with a total value of approximately $30million.
There’s a saying that goes something like good engineering can engineer anything. The sentiment is that good engineering principles can be applied to any application. The proof is Newcastle based Varley Group.
Like many, the famine to feast shipbuilding announcements that the government made in April caught me by surprise. more »
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ADM covers combat capability with all domains coverage in the wake of the Budget.
Editor Katherine Ziesing provides analysis on Budget 2016 together with ASPI's Mark Thomson.
Deputy Editor-at-Large Nigel Pittaway covers combat capability in terms of Air and Joint projects, the newly developed Defence Aviation Safety Regulations, and the future of the ARH Tiger.
Senior Correspondent Julian Kerr gives a wrap on Land and Sea programs post Budget and Philip Smart puts Cirrus under the SME Spotlight.
And DCNS Australia boss Sean Costello talks in From the Source following the Sea 1000 Future Submarine Program contract win.
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