26 Apr 2013
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24 Apr 2013
BAE Systems Australia, prime contractor for the Navy's Landing Helicopter Dock ship program opened a state of the art training facility in Sydney on April 24.
The growing dependence on space systems within the ADF, the increasing number of foreign space systems, and the rapidly increasing amount of space debris, constitute a growing vulnerability to operations.
While some pundits have criticised Plan Beersheba's multi-role combat brigades force structure, the Army is undertaking a field trial of the proposed armoured cavalry regiment design and the future concept of employment for the multi-role combat brigades to be adopted by 1 Bde, 3 Bde and 7 Bde.
General Dynamics C4 Systems has announced that two of their AN/PRC-155 Manpack radios have successfully completed secure radio-to-radio voice and data communications tests through the network, as part of a MUOS end-to-end system test.
Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, Warren Snowdon has unveiled a full-scale model of the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter which the Defence Science and Technology Organisation will use to study the effects of electromagnetic compatibility and interference on the aircraft.
Micreo Limited has received the first production order from a leading defence prime contractor for wideband Microwave Optical Links for deployment in an airborne rugged environment.
Defence has signed a $1.1 billion contract with Telstra for the provision of telecommunications services.
Raytheon Australia has secured a limited number of placements on the Raytheon Principles of System Engineering Course.
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The Commonwealth has granted First Pass approval to extend the service life for Navy’s minehunters and Thales Australia is to deliver and support new deployable mine countermeasures (MCM) over the next 15 years.
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