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

Why BAE Systems pulled out of JP2072 Ph 2B

No doubt the decision by BAE Systems Australia to walk away from JP2072 Ph 2B was not an easy one.

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. Premium

Third Congress address for Minister Smith

At his third address to the Australian Defence Magazine Congress, Defence Minister Stephen Smith. [Photo:ADM David Jones]

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. Premium

Australian Industry Capability Plans

A Nulka missile. [Photo:Defence]

Defence Materiel Minister Dr Mike Kelly this week announced the public release of the first Australian Industry Capability Plans. Premium

Essington Lewis Trophy Winners announced

The prestigious Essington Lewis trophy was this year awarded to Thales Australia and AVSPO for the Prime company category

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. Premium

AIDN National Young Achiever Award

Jessica White from MEMKO Pty Ltd (an AIDN-Vic member) was announced as the national winner of the 2013 Australian Industry & Defence Network (AIDN) Young Achiever Award (YAA) at the ADM2013 Congress awards dinner in Canberra. [Photo:ADM David Jones]

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. Premium

DMMA: and then there were four

ADM has also heard on the rumour mill that the field may narrow even more before the contract progresses.

The DMMA program office in the space of less than six months has gone from a field of contenders of six teams to four. Premium

Testing the Bushmaster's anti-IED protection

The SUK was installed on Army Bushmasters a year and a half previously to provide better protection against improvised explosive device (IED) blasts. [Photo:Defence]

The Defence Science and Technology Organisation recently completed a series of experiments to assess the effectiveness of the Bushmaster survivability upgrade kit. Premium

A better ESM system for the RAN

MMW Land transmitter with Seahorse at sea inline.

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. Premium

DSTO Scramjet data sought from flight trials

The trial was the at Andøya Rocket Range in Norway

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. Premium

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News: Defence Week Premium 239 PDF versions

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.