Airbus offer sixth MRTT

Will the Australian Government take up Airbus' offer of a sixth MRTT?

Airbus Military has revealed it has submitted an unsolicited proposal for a sixth KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker/Transport (MRTT) to the Australian Government. Premium

L-3, Alenia Aermacchi committed to delivering C-27J

A C-27J Spartan medium airlifter

L-3 Communications and Alenia Aermacchi, announced today that the companies are committed to meeting the needs of the Commonwealth of Australia with the C-27J Spartan medium airlifter.

Defence Industry Programs

Brendhan Egan giving his address at the ADM2012 Congress.

In his address to last week's ADM Congress, Brendhan Egan, Director-General, Export Programs and Industry Engagement, provided the following updates on current Defence programs for industry. Premium

EOS announce new $25 million contract

Over 300 units of EOS' remote weapons systems have been ordered.

Electro Optic Systems has announced a new contract valued at $25 million for the manufacture and delivery of remote weapon systems over the next 30 months for an existing customer.

AeroVironment and Sentient sign exclusive global agreement

The Puma UAS is is just on capability that Sentient and AeroVironment have optimised and integrated the software with.

AeroVironment and Sentient have signed an exclusive global license agreement that allows AeroVironment to distribute Sentient's automatic target detection software for full motion video for use with small unmanned aircraft systems. Premium

US Navy's Hornets nest is full

The US Navy now has all 257 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet strike fighters and EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft.

Boeing has completed delivery of 257 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet strike fighters and EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft to the US Navy. Premium

ADF and US troops to share UHF capacity

With the ADF's access to UHF capacity on Leasat 5 and Skynet 5B coming to an end, an agreement was signed in April 2010 with the US military to share UHF capacity. Premium

One for FOB surveillance?

The HoverMast is a surveillance machine that can be deployed from a small tactical vehicle to an altitude of up to 50 meters.

Developed by Sky Sapience, the HoverMast is a hovering surveillance machine that can be deployed from a small tactical vehicle to an altitude of up to 50 meters within 10-15 seconds. Premium

BAMS radar developments

The US Navy tests the Multi-Function Active Sensor (MFAS) radar system on a Northrop Grumman surrogate Gulfstream aircraft.

Northrop Grumman has commenced flight tests of the first developmental multifunction active sensor radar destined for the US Navy's MQ-4C BAMS UAS. Premium

Austal to build more JHSVs for US Navy

The United States Navy has exercised contract options funding the construction of the eighth and ninth Joint High Speed Vessels.

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November 2014

The November edition of ADM features a wide range of stories relating to the theme C4I. Read about Army digitisation now impacting C2 procedures, good cyber hygiene as well as Pitch Black 2014. Premium