15 Nov 2012
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14 Nov 2012
While deployed to Australia for most of next year, the Spanish Armada Ship SPS Cantabria will be evaluated as a possible contender for the RAN's next fleet support capability.
With work started on the Hobart class destroyers in Adelaide, support equipment such as the IPMS training simulator is also taking shape with factory acceptance tests for the training simulator taking place in July and September at Cartagena, Spain.
Thales has been awarded a $22.2 million contract to update sonar equipment for the Royal Australian Navy's Collins Class submarines.
Initial operational capability (IOC) is nearing for the Air Force's fleet of KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transports.
Upgrading the Australian Army's ASLAVs has not gone quite as smoothly as hoped.
TAE has been awarded the Manufacturing Logistics Award at the Australian Supply Chain & Logistics Awards.
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The Congressional Budget Office has released a report highlighting a variety of challenges facing the Ground Combat Vehicle program - singling out the nascent technology associated with active protection systems.
Italy's Task Unit Nemo has quietly assumed full operating capability with the NH90 helicopter in Afghanistan.
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