Defence Week Premium 261 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.261 of 11 July 2013 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

Annual RPDE Invitation to Participate

Defence Materiel Minister Dr Mike Kelly has called on Australian companies to participate in complex capability problem solving for Australian warfighters by announcing the latest 'Invitation to Participate' in Defence's RPDE Program. Premium

Defence science scholarships for female students

DSTO is offering undergraduate scholarships to female students enrolled in relevant science and engineering degrees.

The Defence Science and Technology Organisation is now offering scholarships in science and engineering for female high school and undergraduate students through three of Australia's leading universities. Premium

BAE Systems UK awarded contract for fast jet trainer upgrade

Under the contract the RAAF Hawks will upgraded. [Photo:Defence]

BAE Systems UK has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to upgrade the RAAF Lead-In Fighter Hawk fleet. Premium

New lightweight counter-IED system

The Super Light Weight Roller system is installed on the front of a Navistar Defence Husky 4x4 protected vehicle

UK's Pearson Engineering showed its Super Light Weight Roller system for the first time at the 2013 Defence Vehicle Dynamics exhibition in mid-June. Premium

Quickstep appoints non-executive director

Ampherlaw’s appointment and Wills’ resignation are effective immediately.

Quickstep Holdings has appointed Nigel Ampherlaw as an independent non-executive director of the company. Premium

ADM Online: Weekly Summary

Australia's first MH-60R Seahawk Romeo aircraft, complete with RAN kangaroo roundel aircraft markings, conducts its initial test flight at Sikorsky's production facility in Stratford, Connecticut, USA. [Photo:Defence]

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 acquisition reform roundup

David Mortimer's 2008 report

Back in 2008 David Mortimer presented his findings on Australian defence procurement having identified five principal areas of concern. Premium

Reforming the UK's defence acquisition system

The bill marks a formal step towards reforms outlined in the 10 June White Paper.

The UK Defence Reform Bill - which is intended to lead to legislation to reform both single-source procurement practices and the structure of the Defence Equipment & Support procurement body. Premium

Performance of the US Defense Acquisition System, 2013

Ineffective management was deemed a root cause of cost overruns in 10 of the 18 cases, or 56 per cent of the time.

Poor management is by far the biggest cause of huge cost overruns in the Defense Department's major weapons programs, Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall writes in a new 126-page assessment. Premium

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Defence Week Premium 261 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.261 of 11 July 2013 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here.