Defence Business: Smart technologies on show at MilCIS | ADM December 2013/Janaury 2014

As always, MilCIS is the showcase for all things technical when it comes to military communications and information systems and the protection of such assets. Premium

NCW: Radar smarts on show in Adelaide | ADM November 2013

More than 290 radar experts from 15 countries congregated in Adelaide in mid-September for the Radar 2013 International Conference. Premium

NCW: Tablets pass Army’s first training trial | ADM November 2013

A similar trial in the US found soldiers embraced the technology quickly.

A gruelling two-year trial using some 160 tablet devices in Army training found all but one survived, offering tangible savings and other benefits to training, Major James Rogers of the HQ Forces Command told Australian Defence Magazine. Premium

NCW: Where to now for NCW? | ADM November 2013

The Network Centric Warfare (NCW) Roadmap 2009 is undergoing a significant transformation, incorporating fast-moving developments of a joint network concept that is still being initialised. Premium

NCW: Beersheba and beyond – digitising Army | ADM November 2013

Army's 7th Brigade is now partially equipped with the Land 200 systems and the program is scheduled to finish delivery in 2021/22.

Although Plan Beersheba, Army’s modernisation plan for the future, does not directly address the specifics of Network-Centric Warfare (NCW), it nevertheless intends to reconfigure the service in a manner, which will take advantage of future developments. Premium

Thales invests in Australian satellite systems education

A two year masters program is being offered at the Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research at UNSW thanks to Thales Alenia Space and Thales Australia.

Thales Alenia Space and Thales Australia have announced their sponsorship of a new Masters degree program in satellite systems engineering at the University of New South Wales. Premium

NorGrum's $124m C-RAM contract award

A Counter-Rocket, Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) system in Afghanistan.

Northrop Grumman has received a $124 million award to provide personnel for expanded operations of Counter-Rocket, Artillery and Mortar sense-and-warn systems in Afghanistan and Iraq. Premium

Kongsberg strengthens position in space and surveillance

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS, a wholly-owned company in the Kongsberg Group, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Horten-based company Norspace AS. Premium

Elbit Systems debuts "ENGAGER"

Elbit Systems, through its subsidiary, Elbit Systems Electro-optics Elop, has debuted the "ENGAGER" - a new advanced remote reconnaissance gathering system designed for day and night operations. Premium

Hi-def imaging for persistent stare aerostats

The US Navy awards FLIR Systems a contract for its Star SAFIRE HD family of digital, high definition, full-spectrum imaging systems to be deployed on aerostats.

FLIR Systems has announced a contract award from the US Navy worth some $52 million for its Star SAFIRE HD family of digital, high definition, full-spectrum imaging systems. Premium

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News: Land Forces 2014: Building on Beersheba | ADM September 2014

With Army’s transformation plan for the future now deep into its implementation, a great deal of thought is being given to what comes next. To find out more, ADM recently spoke with Brigadier Mick Ryan, Director Strategic Plans - Army.