defence week 240-249

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Defence Week Premium 240 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.240 of 14 February 2013 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

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The full version of Defence Week Premium no.242 of 28 February 2013 can be downloaded here as a PDF. Premium

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Fourth warship vital - what about more?

A computer generated image of the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD). The project will deliver three world-class ships and their support systems to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). [Image:Defence]
It is reported that Kokoda Foundation's Ross Babbage has urged the Defence Minister Stephen Smith to commit up to $1.8 billion to build a fourth Hobart class Air Warfare Destroyer to bolster this country's defences against 'the growing threat of a North Korean ICBM attack against this country'. Premium

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HSV 2 Swift returns to Hobart

The Swift will be refitted in Hobart for sale or charter.
HSV 2 Swift, the high speed vessel which has been in service with the US Navy - Military Sealift Command, over the past decade, returns to Hobart. Premium

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Have manned submarines had their day?

The RAN has been interested in unmanned maritime vehicles (UMVs) since their appearance in the 1980s and 1990s.
While the pros and cons of this country's proposed Future Submarine fleet and its type, number, cost, and whether we will ever be able to find crews for them, is debated exhaustively on The Strategist, other blogs and in the media generally, local websites don't have much to say about their unmanned successors. Premium

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The full version of Defence Week Premium no.241 of 21 February 2013 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here Premium

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HERO helicopter safety device wins award

An Australian-developed survivability aid for helicopter crews and occupants has won the 2013 Defence Industry SME Innovation Grant award. [Photo:Defence]
Sydney-based defence equipment design specialist Tricon Defence Pty Ltd has won the inaugural Aerospace Australia Limited Defence Industry SME Innovation Grant for 2013. Premium

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The full version of Defence Week Premium no.245 of 21 March 2013 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

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The full version of Defence Week Premium no.247 of 4 April 2013 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

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What happened to GBAMD?

Two of the C-RAM radars have been deployed at the multinational base at Tarin Kot and the ADF took delivery of the third Giraffe AMB radar earlier this year for use as an Australia-based training support system.
Defence's supplementary estimates for 2012-13 notes that C-RAM, the counter rocket, artillery and mortar capability in the form of a truck mounted Giraffe Agile Multi Beam radar, has been operating effectively in Afghanistan since December 2010 and that full operational capability in Afghanistan was achieved in September last year with FOC in Australia scheduled for earlier this year. Premium

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News: ADM November 2016

In the November 2016 issue, ADM covers C4ISR and we celebrate the RNZN's 75th Anniversary with a special feature.