11 Feb 2014
It is always tempting in the December/January edition to look at the year that was and the year ahead. And it is a temptation I will give into. It has been a year of ups and downs in many ways.
19 Dec 2013
What exactly do industry groups do on a day to day basis to get the bigger picture across? ADM Editor Katherine Ziesing spoke to Defence Teaming Centre CEO Chris Burns to find out what makes the DTC tick and how the new government will affect Defence industry amongst other things.
18 Dec 2013
By the end of the year, there will be no Australian troops left in Uruzgan Province and most of those in Afghanistan will have come home.
One of the things that I love most about working at ADM is that there is always something new to report on, be it a new technology, a new company, a new program or a new policy.
22 Nov 2013
Navy has always struck me as the service most guided and shaped by its history. A sense of ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ seems the preferred modus operandi.
Presumably BAE Systems execs had a word in the PM’s ear about the Valley of Death but his only public utterance came in response to a worker who bailed him up in full view of the TV cameras asked him to sign a union petition calling for future naval vessels to be designed and constructed in Australia.
19 Nov 2013
As many of you may have noticed, I have an ongoing passion with the Domestic Munitions Manufacturing Arrangements (DMMA) program, which I’ve continued on P28 this month.
The Afghanistan conflict has produced some quality literature and more is sure to appear. For this correspondent a standout remains Dead Men Risen by Toby Harnden which recounts the tour of the Welsh Guards in Helmand in 2009.
25 Oct 2013
Whatever you call them UAVs, UASs, RPAs, HALEs, MALEs or drones, unmanned systems don’t have the best reputation. But what is on the horizon for this technology?
15 Oct 2013
By the time ADM readers pick up this edition, the federal election should be well and truly done. Whoever has formed government will be picking their front bench and hopefully bedding down into the work of running the country. Whichever party, forms government, a new defence minister will be in place as Defence Minister Stephen Smith is stepping down at this election.
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