16 Apr 2013
Being a part of any kind of bomb or dangerous substance disposal effort is not for the faint hearted. Major Adam Modd GM, Officer Commanding 1st NZ EOD (explosive ordnance disposal) Squadron recently spoke to ADM about the formation of the squadron and the nature of the work facing his team.
27 Mar 2013
“Nothing can prepare you for the job,” according to Chief of the NZ Defence Force Lieutenant General Rhys Jones. “It’s a lot wider, deeper than [three] Service chief’s roles stacked side-by-side. There’s a lot of work as Chief of Defence Force (CDF) that you have to do in relationship management that can’t really be explained.”
11 Jul 2012
These were the words that Gustavo Garcia Miranda, Airbus Military’s Vice President of Marketing and Development, used when questioned over the government’s decision to buy the C27-J Spartan for the Battlefield Airlifter requirement in May.
The last of the MRTTs from Airbus Military will be handed over in October this year, confirmed Francisco Carrasco, Airbus Military’s director of RSAF MRTT program.
21 Nov 2011
Boeing on November 3 received a $1.7 billion low-rate initial production (LRIP) award from the US Navy for seven additional P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft.
11 Nov 2011
During the past decade's operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, the US military has come to rely heavily on the continuous or nearly continuous presence overhead of both manned and unmanned aircraft.
28 Oct 2011
Less than two years after construction began, the Gowind offshore patrol vessel, L'Adroit, has been made available to the French Navy by its builders DCNS.
27 Oct 2011
Harris Corporation has received a $66.3 million order from the US Army to provide Falcon III AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radios in support of the modernisation of tactical communications.
26 Oct 2011
Raytheon IDS has been awarded a $42.6 million US Navy contract to provide 100 MK54 kits for US fleet inventory and in support of foreign military sales.
Raytheon Company successfully fired nine rounds in US Army lot acceptance tests, which means the Excalibur Ia-2 precision-guided projectile is ready for use in Afghanistan.
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