30 May 2013
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29 May 2013
While Australian Defence Magazine's forthcoming July issue will delve into the problems behind the Land 40 Lightweight Automatic Grenade Launcher acquisition, now an ongoing Project of Concern, it seems this country is not the only one to have faced difficulties in what should have been a straightforward contest between two suppliers.
The Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit has released its findings into the value of the latest Major Project Report (MPR) from the DMO and ANAO.
Thales Australia has delivered a further two Hawkei vehicles to the Defence Materiel Organisation on schedule.
Australia and Sweden have reached agreement on transfer of submarine intellectual property as a key step in maintaining existing Collins submarines and building their replacements.
The Sir Richard Williams Foundation has announced a series of initiatives intended to contribute to debate on Australia's use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft - more commonly known as drones.
Posted on ASPI's The Strategist May 28, editor Andrew Davies makes a very telling point regarding amphibious operations when he says that if defence planners are serious about conducting amphibious assault operations using the LCDs, they'd be looking seriously at the option of a naval task group taking along its own air power.
Parliamentary Secretary for Defence, Senator David Feeney, and the Chief of Air Force, Air Marshal Geoff Brown, visited RAAF Base Williamtown and Raymond Terrace to raise concerns about the development of 153 Richardson Road, Raymond Terrace.
Cooperative Research Centre for Advanced Composite Structures and Advanced Composite Structures Australia Pty Ltd this week celebrated the official opening of the new head office and facilities.
A new report conducted by professional services firm Deloitte and the World Economic Forum underlines the pivotal role that government policies play in driving successful manufacturing sectors.
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