24 Jul 2014
Late last year Harris delivered the 10,000th digital tactical radio under Phase 2A of JP2072 and now there are more digital radios in the fleet than legacy radios.
22 Jul 2014
South Australia and Victoria are competing to house the $10 billion Land 400 military vehicle production program, and are understandably spruiking their suitability to prime contractors and defence.
13 May 2014
How will soon-to-be-selected land combat vehicles, designed for today’s concepts of conventional war, fare against extreme future warfare threats, which have yet to be determined? That’s the problem.
A satisfactory outcome to the risk reduction activity now underway on Hawkei prototypes may see a Request for Tender (RFT) for the Manufactured and Supported in Australia (MSA) option of Land 121 Phase 4 issued to Thales Australia later this year.
If size and experience are important, the Alliant Techsystems-NIOA bid for the manufacture and supply to the ADF of domestically-produced munitions, explosives and propellants will receive careful consideration – but not just yet.
24 Mar 2014
With the ADF’s combat role in Afghanistan at an end and Army’s force preparation now focused on contingencies rather than current operations, fresh emphasis has been placed on the development of amphibious capability.
11 Feb 2014
The inaugural ADM Northern Australia Defence Summit in late October 2013 attracted 140 registered delegates and representatives from across Defence, government and industry.
Land 155 Phase 1 is seeking to procure Military Off The Shelf (MOTS) combat bridges to provide Land Forces with the ability to cross a range of wet and dry gaps in support of combat operations, including the capability to tackle complex physical terrain features such as rivers, ravines and other natural and man made gaps.
19 Nov 2013
“In 2012, therefore, we look at the high probability that operational tempo will decline in the next few years and that we could relive the ‘great peace’ of 1972 to 1990,” General David Hurley, AC, DSC, Chief of the Defence Force said. “These changes will bring new challenges to the ADF, challenges compounded by the increasing pace of change in our neighbourhood and the budgetary constraints that we face.”
There’s a very good chance that the multi-million dollar contract for the Australian designed and locally manufactured Hawkei tactical vehicle, proposed by Thales Australia for Land 121’s Protected Mobility Vehicle Light (PMV-L) project, is a given.
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