The joint fires and effects simulators offer an integrated set of capabilities that allow joint terminal attack controllers to train for certification on the Digital Terminal Control System, and allows joint fires operators to rehearse missions. Read more
German shipbuilder and former future submarine bidder thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has re-evaluated its Australian business structure.
The project will have the capacity to lift vessels more than 90 meters in length, including the ADF’s future offshore patrol vessel fleet.
The contract provides a new personal reconnaissance capability to Australian Army soldiers.
The inaugural Force Design conference took place in Canberra recently.
Minister Pyne spoke to over 35 Defence personnel selected for representational roles in Australian diplomatic missions overseas to highlight their vital role in promoting the export of our Defence materiel.
The submarine variant could be considered for projects such as the upgrade of the current Collins class and inclusion within the Australian future submarine.
Although the Integrated Investment Plan (IIP) includes a $4-5 billion provision for upgrades to the AWD combat system between 2017 and 2028, it says nothing about what the upgrades will involve.
As many know, the RAN is going through its biggest fleet recapitalisation since WWII. ADM Editor Katherine Ziesing spoke with Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Chief Barrett about how these various programs are coming together, the challenges ahead and how Navy will respond to these opportunities.
XTEK has embarked on an extensive engineering development program to develop innovative and unique products that can be commercialised for sale in both the local and global markets.
Deliveries of 22,000 sets of the Soldier Combat Ensemble (SCE) to the ADF will be completed in the first half of 2018, and several iterative improvements are included in the most recent tranches of the system.
In December one of Australia’s two F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters notched up an important milestone with the first release of a Paveway II Laser Guided Bomb (LGB).
It was standing room only at the 14th ADM Congress in Canberra on 7 February.