Supacat selected as preferred bidder for Redfin

Supacat offered the latest version of its Special Forces HMT Extenda vehicle for JP2097 Ph 1B (REDFIN).

The DMO has finally announced that it has selected Supacat as preferred bidder for the Special Operations Vehicle element of the Project Definition and Evaluation phase of JP2097 Ph1B (REDFIN) program. Premium

Australia hosts NATO camouflage trial

Private Taylor Gleeson has a Canadian uniform checked by Dr Bin Lee from the DSTO during the NATO camouflage effectiveness field trial at the Jungle Training Centre in Tully, Australia.

The Defence Science and Technology Organisation is participating in an international trial in Queensland to test the effectiveness of camouflage uniforms in hot and humid conditions. Premium

USN cruiser superstructure cracking to cost $270m

Superstructure cracking in Naval ships is proving to be very costly to repair.

Naval Sea Systems Command is telling Congress that superstructure cracking in several classes of surface combatants is being addressed, but is in some cases proving costly. Premium

Aussie designed Aerosonde in USN surveillance award

AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems is one of three companies awarded the US Navy’s ISR Services multiple-award contract based on its multi-mission-capable Aerosonde Small Unmanned Aircraft System.

AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems announced that it is one of three companies awarded the US Navy's Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Services multiple-award contract. Premium

Ansell to provide gloves to ADF

Ansell's ActivArmr Combat Extended Cuff gloves.

Supplier of tactical and utility hand protection products, Ansell, announced that it has been selected as supplier of combat gloves to the Australian Defence Force. Premium

ADF weapon training contract for Meggitt

A group of civilians trying out one of the ADFs Weapon Training Simulation Systems.

Meggitt Training Systems has been awarded a US$11 million contract from the ADF for delivery of Weapon Training Simulation Systems at four purpose-built Australian Army facilities. Premium

National Instruments Robotics competition teams announced

The National Instruments robotics competition encouragse development and innovation in the field of robotics.

National Instruments Oceania has announced the participating teams for the annual National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition. Premium

MRTT breaks RAAF passenger record

234 Passengers prepare to board the KC-30A.

The record has been broken for the most people carried on board a RAAF aircraft. On March 12, a KC-30A carried 234 passengers for a two-hour flight from Defence Establishment Fairbairn. Premium

US test Forward Operating Base missile defence

Providing round-the-clock 360-degree surface to air protection for troops in Forward Operating Bases is high on the US's agenda.

The US Armed Forces has teamed with Raytheon to begin testing on a new integrated missile system specifically designed to protect Afghan Forward Operating Bases. Premium

US Coast Guard purchase two more Sentry aircraft

A US Coast Guard HC-144A Ocean Sentry Maritime Patrol Aircraft.

The US Coast Guard has exercised a US$78.5 million contract option to purchase the service's 16th and 17th HC-144A Ocean Sentry Maritime Patrol Aircraft. Premium

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ADM October 2014

The October edition of ADM covers a wide range of topics surrounding the theme of sustainment. Read about the Collins sustainment, the history of ASMD, Defence in the North and much more! Also ADM interviews Rheinmetall Australia’s managing director Adrian Smith. Premium