Defence Week Premium 208 Tenders and Downloads

The latest round of Defence Tenders have been released and can be downloaded as a PDF here. For the latest Defence Tenders and Quotes released publicly in the past week, download the full list at DWP 208 Tenders. Also if you would prefer to read DWP as a PDF Newsletter you can download it from DWP 208.

Soldier Radio Waveform upgrade for Harris PRC-117G

Harris Corp has received a $26.7 million order to provide the US Army with upgraded Falcon III AN/PRC-117G tactical radios and accessories that will enable the broader use and application of the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) Soldier Radio Waveform (SRW). Premium

Scramjet's Aussie origins

On July 30, 2002, the University of Queensland's (UQ) HyShot team (and international partners) conducted the first ever successful test flight of a scramjet and 10 years later this country's hypersonic jet project is on track for launch at Woomera in late 2012, having just passed a major design review. Premium

Submarine R&D contract for EB

General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $US117.8 million contract modification from the US Navy to develop advanced submarine technologies for current and future undersea platforms. Premium

Tethered aerostat surveillance system in wide use

Lockheed Martin has completed its most recent Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS) order by delivering the 29th unit to the US Army in late May. Premium

Codan's satellite business sold to CPI

CPI International have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Codan Satcom business from Australian firm Codan Limited. Premium

New technologies to counter asymmetric laser threats

Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, is developing innovative solutions to protect ships of the Canadian Navy against asymmetric laser-based threats. Premium

Vector buys Oz P&W site

Vector Aerospace has entered into an agreement to purchase from Pratt &Whitney Canada its P&WC (A’Asia) Pty Ltd’s Brisbane, Australia PT6A engine repair and overhaul facility. Premium

One for Boeing Australia and DSTO perhaps?

The Pentagon has launched a $US1.2 billion competition to design and build a tailkit for the next reincarnation of the B61 gravity bomb - a nuclear weapon developed in the1960s that the Defense and Energy departments are modernising to bolster European alliances and arm aircraft such as the Joint Strike Fighter and a future long-range strike bomber. Premium

EOS wins Asian contract for RWS

Australian company Electro Optic Systems (EOS) has developed a remotely-operated turret mounting the ATK 30 mm MK44 dual-feed cannon for an unnamed customer in Asia, the company disclosed at its annual general meeting in Sydney on 31 May. Premium

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