What does local content look like?

There is room for improvement on how local companies engage with Defence and each other.

People are the long lead item

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.

Humans are the cyber threat

Cyber security is no longer just a “tech” issue for companies.

Shipbuilding Plan MIA

Greater detail on what continuous or even rolling production looks like is missing, and the national shipbuilding plan that was supposed to fill this gap is missing in action.

Local content a must

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 10 years, you’ll know that Land 400, Army’s biggest ever vehicle program, is well underway. Premium

The future is unmanned

As the RAAF transitions a number of successful platforms, I can’t help but think what the next generation of platforms will look like. Premium

The importance of industry

Importantly, 2016 was the year when Defence Industry was formally recognised as a Fundamental Input to Capability in the White Paper suite of documents.

Premium

C4ISR puzzle pieces

ADM’s annual C4ISR edition is always a learning opportunity for the editorial team, given the highly technical nature of the space and the constant evolution of this technology. Premium

Innovation still an intangible

I can’t help but recall the words of Tectonica’s David Levy and his presentation at D+I this year. “Nothing stimulates innovation like a purchase order,” he said to wide applause at the event. Premium

Defence Industry is the new black

It’s been a little over six months since the trifecta of the White Paper, Industry Policy Statement and Integrated Investment Plan were released. So what has changed? Premium

< previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 next >

news »

Talisman Sabre 2017: US and Australia practice amphibious assault

USMC patrol up the beach at Shoalwater Bay Training Area in North Queensland after disembarking a USN Landing Craft Air Cushioned Vehicle during Exercise Talisman Saber 17.
Over 500 US Marines and Australian soldiers landed at Freshwater Beach yesterday during amphibious assault landings conducted as part of Exercise Talisman Saber 2017.