09 Aug 2012
The full version of Defence Week Premium no.217 of 9 August 2012 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here.
Codan Limited has announced the acquisition of Daniels Electronics, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of land mobile radio communications solutions in North America.
Ultra Electronics Australia has won a US$2 million export contract to manufacture personal Counter - Improvised Explosive Devices for the US Defense.
HMAS Perth has completed an advanced air warfare weapons event during RIMPAC 2012, when it joined HMAS Darwin in a six-ship formation with Canadian and US ships to conduct a coordinated 'defence' of the group against multiple target drones that flew realistic profiles against the ships.
The Evolved Seasparrow Missile (ESSM) is an international co-operative upgrade of the RIM-7 Seasparrow Missile.
ADM understands that Thales Australia has continued to improve Bushmaster PMV strengthening, especially to front and rear compartments while Stratos Seating says that with the constant threat of roadside IEDs, ensuring that soldiers are safe within the vehicles is paramount.
The Australian Army's fleet of Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopters has returned to regular training activities following the lifting of a temporary suspension which began June 2012.
This ASPI strategy report by Rod Lyon, is a new assessment of the rise of Asia and its impact on Australian strategic policy.
This ASPI policy analysis paper by Mark Thomson considers fiscal and economic arguments and concludes that spurious arguments about the 'affordability' of defence spending should not be allowed to skew the long-term plans for Australia's defence.
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