Austal USA Earn Award For Excellence In Safety

The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) recently congratulated Austal in a letter for earning the 2010 SCA Award for Excellence in Safety. Premium

Gates' US$13.6bn savings directive

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates has directed the US Defense Department to implement by September efficiency initiatives to save US$13.6 billion over five years. Premium

US Army leaders questioned over heavy force needs

The US Army's top leaders have been questioned by sceptical lawmakers wanting more information on the service's multibillion-dollar Ground Combat Vehicle program. Premium

EADS to open research facility in Russia

Jean Botti, chief technical officer of EADS, and Viktor Vekselberg, executive president of the Skolkovo Foundation, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on research collaboration. Premium

News Review: Yakka Apparel to supply NZDF | ADM Mar 2011

Yakka Apparel Solutions has won the NZ$200 million prime contract to supply clothing, footwear and personnel support items to the New Zealand Defence Force. Premium

Oxley wins UK LPPV contract

Oxley Developments Ltd has been selected to supply their LED lighting to illuminate the crew quarters in Foxhound, the new British Armed Forces patrol vehicle. Premium

New lightweight rations packs for UK troops

Every ration pack is nutritionally tailored to suit troops’ needs in different environments.

New lightweight ration packs for British troops with easy-to-carry new menus that can be eaten quickly while on patrol have arrived on the front line in Afghanistan. Premium

Revision wins UK MoD contract

Revision has secured a UK Ministry of Defence contract for Protective Combat Eyewear. Premium

New Army Chief for New Zealand

Major General Tim Keating has been appointed New Zealand’s Chief of Army.

Brigadier Tim Keating has been appointed New Zealand's Chief of Army, replacing Lieutenant General Rhys Jones who is now Chief of Defence Force. Premium

News Review: MBDA delivers 600th Taurus KEPD 350 to the Luftwaffe | ADM Feb 2011

Taurus System GmbH (TSG) has delivered the 600th, and final, Taurus KEPD 350 stand-off air-surface missile to the German Federal Office of Defence Technology and Procurement (BWB). 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.