14 Feb 2013
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.
There have been reports recently in the mainstream media about the hows and whys of BAE Systems Australia pulling out JP2072 Ph 2B. The worst of which is that the corruption claims against the UK parent company over two decades are some how connected.
In his third address to the Australian Defence Magazine Congress, Defence Minister Stephen Smith noted the important role ADM plays in fostering commentary and analysis on defence policy, major projects and equipment acquisitions.
Defence Materiel Minister Dr Mike Kelly this week announced the public release of the first Australian Industry Capability Plans.
A range of SME and Primes were recognised for their work in 2012 at the ADM2013 Congress dinner this week. The ADM/DMO Industry Awards recognise excellence in the level of collaboration between DMO and Industry teams.
Jessica White from MEMKO Pty Ltd was announced as the national winner of the 2013 Australian Industry & Defence Network Young Achiever Award at the ADM2013 Congress awards dinner on Tuesday 12 February in Canberra.
The DMMA program office in the space of less than six months has gone from a field of contenders of six teams to four.
The Defence Science and Technology Organisation recently completed a series of experiments to assess the effectiveness of the Bushmaster survivability upgrade kit.
The purpose of electronic support systems is to give shipboard command an awareness of any electromagnetic emissions coming from other ships or aircraft at ranges beyond the capabilities of radar to detect the other asset.
A hypersonic flight trial was recently undertaken by the Defence Science and Technology Organisation and the US Air Force Research Laboratory at the Andøya Rocket Range in Norway.
The full version of Defence Week Premium no.239 of 7 February 2013 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here.
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