08 Nov 2012
The full version of Defence Week Premium no.230 of 8 November 2012 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here
The four contenders vying for the next phase of JP2072 no doubt attended the Land Warfare Conference last week with a sense of anticipation, hoping that all their tender work that they slaved over last Christmas would pay off.
Finmeccanica has been added to the Australian Global Supply Chain program aimed at spurring international contracts for local industry.
Rheinmetall Simulation Australia has acquired the defence operations of Sydac Pty Ltd, the company announced at the Land Warfare Conference last week.
The Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance has taken delivery of all SPY radar array faces that will be installed on the first destroyer, Hobart.
More than 160 companies, including Australian firms, have registered interest in the Joint Strike Fighter program's life-cycle sustainment opportunities, in response to the US Government's plans to compete this work.
The government says Australia's Defence Industry will be better placed to trade with the US in Defence goods, services and technology with the passage through Parliament recently of the Defence Trade Controls Bill.
The Australian government says it will work closely with University and research sectors to ensure the effective implementation of the strengthened export controls contained in the Defence Trade Controls Bill.
Flight instructors from Boeing subsidiary Boeing Defence Australia recently traded their training posts at the Oakey Army Aviation Centre for Gold Coast beach patrols as part of a unique arrangement between BDA and Surf Life Saving Queensland.
07 Nov 2012
ADM Managing Editor Judy Hinz and husband Peter Masters (ADM's Books of Interest editor for nearly 20 years) are selling off their military history books in a one day sale in Brisbane.
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