Shipbuilding bonanza announced. Now what?

Like many, the famine to feast shipbuilding announcements that the government made in April caught me by surprise.

Big year for Navy in 2016

With competitive evaluation process (CEP) decisions on the OPVs, Future Frigate and Future Submarine all ostensibly due this year, there is much to do for all players in this space. Premium

A different question for Army

Chief of Army LTGEN Angus Campbell made an interesting point at the ADM Congress when he questioned the conversation around the acquisition of platforms for Army. Premium

Are we asking the right questions?

Asking the right question at the right time can allay those feelings, that niggle that all is not well. Premium

Time to innovate

It's that time again when we look at the year that was and the year ahead. Premium

A Frisson of Optimism

One of the more enjoyable roles of the ADM team is to visit the major defence conferences and expositions held around the country throughout the year.

Premium

The case for change

Having had some time to digest the news of a continuous shipbuilding plan, I am inclined to ask – what has changed?

Premium

More than the sum of its parts

Sustainment, along with infrastructure and ICT, are the trio of Fundamental Inputs to Capability (FICs) that are the unsexy side of Defence.

Premium

One lanyard to rule them all

As this edition of ADM goes to print, it remains to be seen what effect the First Principles Review (FPR) has had on Defence in a substantial way. Premium

Editorial: Information black hole

This month’s edition was a bit of trial for me I have to say. If you read the opening article of our annual Defence Capability Plan (DCP) Calendar, you can see where some of my frustration came from. The better part of a month was spent going around in circles. I have no doubt that I am not the only one who is irritated by the lack of information coming out of Defence at the moment. Premium

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

news »

Early Chinooks bring total to 10

One of three new Australian Army CH-47F Chinook helicopter arrives in Australia at RAAF Base Townsville on 13 June 2016 aboard a USAF C-17 Globemaster. Credit: Defence.
In a major boost to Army’s medium lift helicopter capability, CASG has delivered three additional CH-47Fs Chinooks two and half months ahead of schedule.