defence week 186-189

defence week 188 »

A Land 17 SP solution?

An arrangement similar to the Largs Bay sale may mean that upgraded AS90 Bravehearts may be available to meet interim Land 17 SP Howitzer requirements.
Details of how the British Army is to downsize its artillery branch's force structure to meet the cost-saving targets, have been seen by Jane' s and reported in JDW. Premium

defence week 186 »

British deep-strike initiative hit by cuts

A deep-strike initiative that would have given British Army commanders the ability to precisely target 150 km across the battlefield has effectively been terminated. Premium

defence week 189 »

Austal's ex-Hawaian superferries to move Marines from Okinawa

The MV Alakai will be used to transport US Marines from Okinawa.
The US Navy will spend US$70 million to transfer and modify two high-speed ferries to support moving 880 Marines from Okinawa, Japan. Premium

defence week 187 »

Australian Aerospace Delivers 15th MRH90 Helicopter

Australian Aerospace is assembling and delivering 46 MRH90s to replace Army and Navy Black Hawk and Sea King helicopters.
Australian Aerospace delivered the 15th MRH90 (Multi-Role Helicopter) to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) – the second such handover in two weeks. Premium

news »

News: Recruiting deal extended as submariners lured

The Navy is rethinking the way in which it attracts and retains its submariners. Credit: Defencejobs.gov.au

The ADF's Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Services contract has been extended for three years as the Navy launches a new program to attract and retain submariners.