A Defence spokesperson has responded to ADM questions regarding the outcome of propulsion pod trials conducted on LHD HMAS Canberra recently.
ASC released a statement late yesterday affirming its “enduring and critical role in growing and supporting Australia’s current and future submarine capabilities” in the wake of remarks by DCNS Australia Acting CEO Brent Clark. more »
At the time of writing, the Land 400 program was half way through the risk mitigation activity (RMA) between Rheinmetall’s Boxer and the BAE Systems/Patria AMV35. ADM Editor Katherine Ziesing checked in with the industry players and program director to get an idea of what’s been happening.
Codarra began as a ‘pretty sure I can do it better’ idea from two Defence industry guys. Almost 30 years later, they’re still right.
In February this year Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne revealed that a second pass decision on the $35 billion Project Sea 5000 (Future Frigates) would likely occur earlier than the originally anticipated date of 2018.
Four years on from the acquisition of Rosebank Engineering, RUAG Australia has established its Australian footprint, with strong Swiss reach back. ADM Editor Katherine Ziesing spoke to Managing Director of RUAG’s Australian business about the evolution of the company and where they’re headed next.
The Z-Boats' capabilities will make significant contributions to Army’s urgent and pressing need to de-risk the riverine environment
While the Australian shipbuilding debate has centred on traditional centres Norship Marine business development executive Graham Wharton believes there are at least two north Australian cities missing.
Despite the fact that people are economically termed as capital, they are a lot less moveable than other traditional items considered capital such as machines or infrastructure. more »
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ADM covers combat capability and Defence Budget 2017.
Editor Katherine Ziesing and ASPI analyst Mark Thomson provide their takes on the budget; Katherine also delves into the OPV project, taking a close look at all three bidders.
Deputy Editor-at-Large Nigel Pittaway covers the implementation of the new Defence Aviation Safety Regulations (DASR) and Air Force capability; and Senior Correspondent Julian Kerr and Patrick Durrant look at the land and maritime domains.
AVM John Blackburn (retd) calls for an IAMD roadmap and Patrick also profiles XTEK in the SME Spotlight.
This month's From the Source interviewee is MD Ruag Australia John Teager.
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