03 May 2012
The government has finally decided to cancel the self propelled element of Land 17. The contenders of Raytheon/Samsung Techwin with the K-9 and the KMW PzH2000 have been put out of their misery.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced the Government would provide $214 million for the next stage of the Future Submarine Project.
Secretary of the Department of Defence, Duncan Lewis, has recommended that a senior Defence position be dedicated to focusing exclusively on the oversight of all existing and future materiel-related submarine activities in the Department of Defence.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Minister for Defence Stephen Smith today released the final report of the Defence Force Posture Review.
Sydney’s new Aerospace and Defence Interest Group (SADIG) was jointly launched on April 30 by Defence Materiel Minister Jason Clare and Deputy NSW Premier Andrew Stoner.
ManpowerGroup has announced a new contract, worth at least $400 million over five years, for Recruiting Services to the Australian Defence Force.
Hawker Pacific has won a four year contract to support and operate Defence Science and Technology Organisation Beech 1900C Defence Experimentation Airborne Platform aircraft.
Long aware of the scalability of CEA Technologies' phased array radar the company's CEO Rob Forbes, was asked whether consideration had been given to the development of portable PAR systems for land operation.
During a door stop interview with media last week at HMAS Stirling, Defence Minister Stephen Smith said Defence had to expect to make a contribution to the return of the Budget to surplus.
The Growler concept is not without controversy especially in relation to the ageing ALQ-99 jamming pods that would come as part of the final conversion deal.
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