01 Mar 2012
Airbus Military has revealed it has submitted an unsolicited proposal for a sixth KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker/Transport (MRTT) to the Australian Government.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Northrop Grumman has commenced flight tests of the first developmental multifunction active sensor radar destined for the US Navy's MQ-4C BAMS UAS.
The United States Navy has exercised contract options funding the construction of the eighth and ninth Joint High Speed Vessels.
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