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

ADM Online: Weekly Summary

During the event, the 3DELRR full-scale prototype showed its maturity, flexibility, scalability, and the benefits of its open technology design.

A summary of the latest news and views in the defence industry, locally and overseas. Check out our webpage for daily news updates on the ADM home page and make sure you bookmark/RSS this for a regular visit. Premium

Defence Week Premium 246 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.246 of 28 March 2013 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

Army in 'great shape'

According to the Chief of Army, Lieutenant General David Morrison AO, “the Army is in great shape” but needs a return to “appropriate funding”.

The Chief of Army, Lieutenant General David Morrison AO, has declared in no uncertain terms that "the Army is in great shape" but needs a return to "appropriate funding". Premium

New name for RGL

RGL have recently changed their name to Loop Technologies.

Repair Group Limited (RGL) have recently changed their name to Loop Technologies. Premium

Cyber threats for 2013

Detica has released its top five predictions for cyber security threats in 2013

Newly arrived in Australia, BAE Systems' Detica has released its top five predictions for cyber security threats in 2013. Premium

Australian interest in multi-role NSM for F-35

The multi-role JSM will feature an option for ground strike and a two-way communications line, so that the missile can communicate with the central control room or other missiles in the air.

Norway and Australia are funding a program to adapt the Naval Strike Missile (NSM) to fit the internal bays of the F-35. Premium

Australia and US want C-GBAD emitters?

The proposed hardware will be used to test aircraft-mounted missile warning sensors and to train aircrews in proper tactics, techniques, and procedures to be used against MANPADS.

The US Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, is seeking prospective sources for surrogate systems able to emulate man-portable air-defence systems (MANPADS). Premium

Perfect storm for Defence?

Heavy Weather makes a number of recommendations

In ASPI's latest Special Report, Heavy weather: climate and the Australian Defence Force, authors Anthony Press, Anthony Bergin, and Eliza Garnsey, argue that the downstream implications of climate change are forcing Defence to become involved in mitigation and response tasks. Premium

Tarin Kot closure = Aussies home by end of year

The Prime Minister and the Defence Minister have welcomed the decision by the International Security Assistance Force to close Multi-National Base Tarin Kot in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan at the end of this year, when the majority of Australia's troops will come home from Afghanistan. Premium

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News: Defence Week Premium 245 PDF versions

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.