20 Sep 2012
The full version of Defence Week Premium no.223 of 20 September 2012 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has announced that Dennis Richardson will be appointed Secretary, Department of Defence with effect from 18 October 2012.
During a production flight with an United Arab Emirates MRTT, the MRTT suffered a boom detachment at 27,000 feet over an unpopulated area in the province of Caceres.
The first milestone in the acquisition of 24 MH-60R Seahawk 'Romeo' naval combat helicopters will come early next year when 56 Fleet Air Arm personnel deploy to the US to start training with the US Navy.
A Parliamentary committee has approved an $870 million redevelopment at Moorebank on Sydney's south-western outskirts.
HMA Ships Balikpapan, Betano and Wewak will be decommissioned in December after almost four decades of service.
BAE Systems plc and EADS N.V. last week made a statement to the London Stock Exchange about a possible business combination between BAE Systems and EADS.
Australian Army officers boarded the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), last week to observe the amphibious capabilities of the Amphibious Ready Group and the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit during a certification exercise(CERTEX).
The US Office of Naval Research has invited proposals for innovative technology solutions to enable single-mission end-to-end mine countermeasures.
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