Putting the 'C' in AIC

Australian Industry Content or Australian Industry Capability? What is the difference?

Unknown unknowns

The unknown unknowns, when it comes to Defence and the wider Defence industry, come down to asymmetric information. Who does what, where, how, with whom?

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.

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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

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Investment priorities for Defence Innovation Hub

Future energy resilience (including national and Defence fuel management), will be one of the priorities for the Hub in the 2017-18 year. Credit: Defence.
In the 2017–18 financial year, the body will seek proposals aligned with the six capability streams identified in the Defence Integrated Investment Program.