02 Aug 2012
The full version of Defence Week Premium no.216 of 2 August 2012 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here.
Further to ADM's previous report, Sydney-based weapon mount manufacturer W&E Platt has reached a major milestone with delivery of its 800th MR660 Mod 1 Ring Mount.
The Defence Science and Technology Organisation is seeking to encourage development of Australian Defence capability, by providing an opportunity for industry to acquire its Filter Patch Wear Debris Tool technology and its Hole Rework Alignment Tool technology.
Boeing Defence Australia will provide Integrated Logistics Support during the next stage of development of Thales Australia's Hawkei Protected Mobility Vehicle - Light prototypes.
The US Navy is moving ahead with its Next Generation Jammer pod development effort, that hopefully will replace the not-so-good ALQ-99 jammer currently fitted to EA-18G Growlers and EA-6B Prowlers.
The US Coast Guard took delivery of its 14th Ocean Sentry maritime patrol aircraft from prime contractor EADS North America this week.
EADS Cassidian has developed an airborne ground surveillance radar that can monitor wide areas with stationary targets while at the same time detecting and tracking moving targets at great distances.
Boeing has received a US$338.7 million contract modification from the USAF to produce and launch a 10th Wideband Global Satcom satellite.
US Defense Department leaders have commissioned a sweeping review of the US military's precision weapons portfolio, an assessment that could affect a broad range of Army programs, according to officials.
The Pentagon has sent to Congress an independent review of the US military's posture in the Asia-Pacific region, marking a major step in the Obama administration's efforts to redefine national security goals.
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