LM offers low cost alternative to Mk 41 VLS

Lockheed Martin has successfully demonstrated the latest variant of its new launching system that maximizes the use of existing hardware and electronics to reduce the integration costs of weapons by more than 50 percent. Premium

BAE Systems teams with Pennant and RMIT for ADF ATT project

BAE Systems Australia has just announced that it has teamed with Pennant Training Systems Limited and RMIT University, to bid for the ADF ATT project. Premium

Simulation's role in Land 400 program development

The Australian Army is becoming a leader in the use of simulation systems, for training, operational planning, decision making, concept evaluation, and modelling for options assessment. Premium

BAE Systems Henderson delivers LHD mast modules

Mast modules for the Landing Helicopter Dock are now completed.

Mast modules for the 27,000 tonne Landing Helicopter Dock are now completed and have arrived at BAE Systems shipyard in Williamstown, Melbourne. Premium

WIN-T funds for other purposes?

The Army is eying plans to reprogram nearly half of its budget for the on-the-move network backbone system known as Warfighter Information Network Tactical Increment 2. Premium

GCV costs harbinger for Land 400?

A Ground Combat Vehicle.

A harbinger perhaps for our own Land 400 Land Combat Vehicle System program, the average unit production cost for the Ground Combat Vehicle would be $17 million Premium

Raytheon's SM-3 flight test a success

Raytheon has completed the first successful flight test of its Standard Missile-3 IB, which introduces advanced sensors and a new, highly accurate steering mechanism to hunt down and destroy ballistic missiles. Premium

Will Australia follow suit with AWD?

Australia’s Hobart-class Air Warfare Destroyer's will be equipped with the Aegis weapon system.

Australia’s decision to purchase the Hobart-class Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) equipped with the Aegis weapon system directly addresses the aircraft and cruise missile threat to naval forces. Premium

South Australia seeks defence investment from UK

A team of senior politicians and industry officials from South Australia is aiming to secure investment from UK defence companies during a trade mission to the UK that concluded on May 11. Premium

Engine failures prompt better powerplant for Shadow 200 UAS

An AAI RQ-7B Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System.

The US Army is to equip its AAI RQ-7B Shadow 200 TUAS fleet with an upgraded propulsion system following a series of engine failures on aircraft operating over Afghanistan. Premium

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ADM2012 Congress interview with Thales' Chris Jenkins

Chris Jenkins, Chief Executive Officer, Thales Australia, and Chairman, AIG Defence Council
We had the opportunity to interview Chris Jenkins, Chief Executive Officer, Thales Australia, and Chairman, AIG Defence Council, who spoke at the ADM Congress on 21-22 February 2012 in Canberra. Hear what he had to say.