Early delivery of second Shadow 200 UAS

A Shadow 200 TUAS.

The Government has announced that a second Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aerial System will be delivered for use by Australian troops preparing to deploy to Afghanistan. Premium

Ouch! Growlers a costly capability

An EA-18G Growler variant.

Defence is to spend more than $19 million to purchase long lead item electronic equipment for the potential conversion of twelve of Australia's F-18 Super Hornet's to the EA-18G Growler variant. Premium

Further update on JLTV


To date there have been six proposals for the upcoming JLTV Engineering and Manufacturing Development phase but whether all are acceptable for evaluation for down selection remains to be seen. Premium

JLTV and Land 121 PMV-L

The Thales Australia-led Hawkei.

With a prime contract for JLTV likely to be awarded by mid-2014, Defence has the opportunity to compare the final JLTV winning vehicle with the Australian preferred MSA option. Premium

New Thales headquarters

An artisits impression of Thales new headquarters at Homebush.

Thales Australia will establish its new Australian headquarters at Homebush Bay in Western Sydney, announced NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Stoner. Premium

SEWG needs you!

An industry representative is requested for the SEWG.

SEWG meetings are to be co-chaired by the Director General Simulation and an Industry representative elected by SEWG members every two years or upon notice of resignation. Premium

Holy Firetrucks Batman

Australian Army fire fighters will have the use of 16 new trucks built and designed in Australia.

The Australian Army has taken delivery of the last of 16 new Australian-designed and manufactured fire trucks on budget and ahead of schedule Premium

Boeing and CSIRO use science to drive innovation

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner could benefit from this strategic research program.

A five-year $25 million strategic research program between the CSIRO and Boeing will see new innovation in space sciences, advanced materials, energy and direct manufacturing. Premium

Who'll buy my loverly submarines?

The global economic crisis has seen a vast amount of early retired yet relatively modern defence systems 'frozen' in military facilities.

The GFC forced austerity measures in many countries all around the world, directly impacting defence budgets. Premium

UK's new Joint Forces Command

The UK's new Joint Forces Command.

The UK's new Joint Forces Command, is a major milestone in the MOD's Transforming Defence - the most significant program of Defence reform for a generation. Premium

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From the Source: CEO Naval Group Australia Brent Clark

Credit: Naval Group

The Future Submarine is Defence’s biggest and most complex acquisition program to date with the Commonwealth choosing France’s Naval Group as their international partner for the design and build program. ADM Editor Katherine Ziesing caught up with Naval Group Australia CEO Brent Clark to have a look at how the program is progressing in its early stages.