Defence Week Premium 257 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.257 of 13 June 2013 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

RAAF Super Hornet/JSF missile plans

Raytheon Missile Systems received an order to integrate the new AGM-154C-1 JSOW into the F/A-18E/F aircraft’s H10E Operational Flight Program software.

Back in April it was announced that Raytheon Missile Systems had received a $US12.7 million order to integrate the new AGM-154C-1 JSOW into the F/A-18E/F aircraft's H10E Operational Flight Program (core operating system) software. Premium

The Pacific Patrol Boat program

AMCS will deliver some training in individual countries.

This week the government announced the signing of a $21 million four-year contract with AMC Search Ltd to provide Pacific Patrol Boat training services. Premium

Supercomputer for DSTO's work with future sub

Seattle-based Cray will provide the supercomputer to the Defence Science and Technology Organisation by next month.

Fairfax has been quick to report that Defence is buying a $2.2 million supercomputer to help with research for the Future Submarine program. Seattle-based Cray Inc will provide the supercomputer to the Defence Science and Technology Organisation by next month. Premium

Cyber centre boss confirmed

Major General Steve Day. [Photo: Defence]

At the third ADM cyber security summit this week, Major General Steve Day confirmed that he would be the first head of the new Australian Cyber Security Centre. Premium

DSTO to separate corporate and R&D

We understand DSTO plans to work with the CIOG to move its corporate applications by the end of the 2015-16 financial year.

In a five-year strategy released in April, DSTO highlighted flagged plans to move its corporate applications to the Defence Restricted Network, which provides access to the department-wide intranet and about 3,000 applications, and is managed by the department's CIOG. Premium

TC Communications and ADF sign WGS contract

TC Communications partners with L-3 Oceania to provide new military satellite capability to Australian Defence Force with signing of JP2008 Phase 3H contract.

TC Communications has signed another contract to provide service and support to the ADF in their project to deploy integrated Wideband Global Satellite communications capability into the ADF. Premium

Expanding manufacturer sets up blasting room

The blast room.

Sevaan Group has set up its own blast room, adding a powder coating facility to increase scope for new orders across the industry spectrum. Premium

Mediaware and Sentient team-up

While working together on the Australian Defence Force’s Shadow 200 Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems program, it was clear that Sentient’s Kestrel software integrates easily and strengthens the end-to-end video-exploitation capabilities of the D-VEX system

Mediaware and Sentient Vision Systems Pty Ltd have created a technical partnership which combines Sentient's Kestrel Land and Maritime target-detection software with General Dynamics Mediaware's D-VEX next-generation tactical video-exploitation system. Premium

FireEye release Australian cyber security survey findings

The survey was conducted by the Ponemon Institute.

FireEye has released their findings from a comprehensive survey of the state of Australia's cyber security as seen by executives and technical staff across a range of organisations. Premium

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Editor Katherine Ziesing questions the whereabouts of the national shipbuilding plan, and writes on the passing of Sea Acceptance Trials by NUSHIP Hobart and Ultra Electronics and Sea 5000. 

Deputy Editor-at-Large Nigel Pittaway covers Airborne Gateway trials for King Airs, the contenders for both the armed MUAS requirement and the Special Purpose Aircraft replacements, the potential of the Swordfish MPA for the RNZAF and the definition of future naval UAS capability.

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