31 Jan 2013
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30 Jan 2013
Raytheon is being awarded a $158 million firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 48 MH-60R Airborne Low Frequency Sonar systems, including associated program management support, by Naval Air Systems Command.
Austal and Sembawang Shipyard have entered into a strategic partnership to provide market-leading sustainment capability to the US Navy.
News that the US Army has ordered MUOS field upgrades for GD's AN/PRC-155 manpack radio to enable it to communicate with the first MUOS satellite brings elements of the ADF's Battlefield Communications System, closer to achieving a 16-fold increase in their secure satellite communications capacity through use of mobile 3G technology.
The Department of Defence, in collaboration with Accenture, has successfully completed a major milestone in the migration of the Department's primary data centre to a new facility in Sydney, a core outcome of the Data Centre Migration project.
In response to assistance sought in the rising flood situation in Queensland the ADF has stood up a Joint Task Force 637 under the command of Brigadier Greg Bilton, Commander of 7 Brigade and four Army Black Hawk aircraft and crews from Townsville.
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The Littoral Combat Ship's mission packages are marching toward reaching initial operational capability next year and are performing well despite some glitches with individual components that were highlighted in a recent report by the Pentagon's top tester, LCS officials said last week.
A ceremony was held for the maiden flight of the first NH90 to be assembled by Eurocopter Espana at its facility in Albacete.
Rheinmetall Group has received a follow-up order to supply some 700 high-performance sensors for an identical number of weapon stations destined for a variety of vehicles that will significantly enhance the self-defence capabilities of numerous different vehicles.
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