19 Jul 2012
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Preliminary discussions have taken place on the possible acquisition by the RAAF of an undisclosed number of Goodrich DB-110 airborne reconnaissance systems for its F/A-18F Super Hornet fleet, according to SYPAQ CEO.
ScanEagle developer Insitu Pacific, announced recently that it had extended and expanded its current ADF contract to include the provision of ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system services for trials with the RAN.
Sydney-based weapon mount manufacturer W&E Platt has reached a major milestone with delivery of its 800th MR660 Mod 1 Ring Mount for the ADF.
The principal purpose of the Defence Trade Controls Bill 2011 is to give effect to the Treaty between the Government of Australia and the Government of the US concerning Defense Trade Cooperation.
The Department of Defence and Carnegie Wave Energy have signed agreements which will allow Defence to purchase all the electricity produced by a wave power facility to be established on Garden Island.
The DMO will sponsor Australia students from the Aviation High School in Queensland and Australian Air Force Cadets to attend the Schools Aerospace Challenge.
Cobham Aviation Services Australia has modified two BAE 146s so that they can operate off gravel strips, thus opening up mining company airstrips to jet FIFO.
Boeing recently announced that it is offering a medium-sized Maritime Surveillance Aircraft to the global market.
Saab has unveiled its new 340 Maritime Security Aircraft at Farnborough.
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