Carr supports local manufacturing in maiden defence speech

Minister for Defence Materiel, Senator Kim Carr gave his maiden defence speech at the Pacific 2012 conference this week.

After being assigned the Defence Materiel portfolio late last year, new minister, Senator Kim Carr gave his maiden speech in the role at the Pacific 2012 conference in Sydney this week. Premium

Thales and A&P Group cooperate on HMAS Choules

The newest member of the Navy’s fleet, HMAS Choules, will be supported by Thales Australia and UK-based A&P Group.

Thales Australia and UK-based A&P Group and have signed an agreement to provide through life support services to HMAS Choules - the Royal Australian Navy's new Bay Class Landing Ship Dock. Premium

More global supply chain opportunities sought for SMEs

SME’s from Australia are providing advanced componentry for the Joint Stike Fighter’s electronic warfare systems

BAE Systems has announced the formation of a specialist team to identify more opportunities for Australian firms to secure work within its global supply chain. Premium

Thales demonstrates Fibre Laser Sensor in Sydney Harbour

Thales Australia is demonstrating its innovative Fibre Laser Sensor (FLS) technology in Sydney Harbour this week as part of the Pacific 2012 International Maritime Exposition. Premium

Submissions sought for defence workforce strategy

Last September, the Australian Government asked Skills Australia to work with the DMO to prepare a comprehensive workforce strategy for the Australian defence materiel supply industries. Premium

Export approval for Nulka

Approval from the Australian government is anticipated shortly for a revised list that will double the number of countries for which export approval will be given for the Nulka ship-launched active missile decoy. Premium

New contract for Nulka support

The DMO has awarded BAE Systems a six-year Nulka Through Life Support (TLS) contract with options for a further 18 years. Premium

Gearing up for ASMD at Henderson

BAE Systems has started work ramping up in preparation for production to commence later this year on the recently awarded $270m Anti Ship Missile Defence contract. Premium

Raytheon and Kongsberg to fire first land based ESSM

Raytheon has announced that the ESSM will have its first land –based firing test later this year.

The first land-based firing of an Evolved Sea Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) will take place in Norway in early May. Premium

BAE System signs new contract for ESSM

BAE Systems Australia has been awarded a $31 million contract by Raytheon Missile Systems for the continued production of Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) components. Premium

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ADM September 2017

This month, ADM covers Land Warfare, Sustainment and Defence Infrastructure. Premium