Defence Week Premium 262 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.262 of 18 July 2013 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

Hawk as LIFT for Joint Strike Fighter?

The RAAF’s Hawk lead in fighter trainer aircraft.

About a year ago the Government announced a $25 million contract had been signed with BAE Systems UK to commence upgrade activities on the RAAF's Hawk lead in fighter trainer aircraft. Premium

Talisman Sabre 2013 kicks off

Personnel from the 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, embark on HMAS Choules to participate in Exercise Talisman Saber 2013.

Exercise Talisman Sabre 2013 got under way on 15 July off the central Queensland coast with a powerful US contingent reflecting Washington's focus on the Asia-Pacific region. Premium

RAN leads with Taipan MRH90 in RAN service

Members of 808 Squadron bow their heads for the Naval Prayer, during the commissioning of 808 Squadron held at HMAS Albatross

The Royal Australian Navy is leading the world in bringing the new MRH90 'Taipan' Multi-Role Helicopter into service at sea. The Navy's soon-to-be-commissioned 808 Squadron has been conducting trials, testing, evaluation and training on the MRH90 Taipan helicopter since 2010. Premium

NBC supplies decontamination shelters to the ADF

The systems currently in service are supported by NBC Group’s Australian representative, Owen International who will provide training and spares through their Sydney based facility.

NBC Group UK has been contracted to deliver the Australian Defence Force rapidly deployable field decontamination shelters. Premium

EADS CEO awarded prestigious French award

The award was presented to Fabrice Rochereau, CEO of EADS Australia, by the Ambassador of France, His Excellency, Stephen Romatet.

France's highly coveted "Ordre National du Merite" for distinguished civil and military service has been awarded to one of the most well-known and highly-respected operatives in the Australian defence and aerospace industry. Premium

Snap-on Tools in search for Australia and NZ's best apprentice

Category award winners will receive a trophy and a tool kit valued at more than $2000

The search for Australia and NZ's top apprentices is set to begin with entries for the annual prestigious Snap-on Tools Apprentice of the Year opening in August. Premium

ADM Online: Weekly Summary

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FLIR Systems chosen in support of international counter-terrorism

FLIR Systems' Recon B2-FO integrated dual-channel thermal binoculars.

FLIR Systems has received a US$16 million order for its Recon B2-FO integrated dual-channel thermal binoculars from an Asian government customer strategically allied with the US. Premium

Airbus Military welcomes Cameroon as new operator

Delivery means 61 countries now operate Light & Medium family.

Airbus Military has welcomed the Cameroon Air Force as a new operator of its aircraft with the delivery of a CN235 medium transport. Premium

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Innovation: Fuzzy logic for the win

RAAF Squadron Leader Andrew Jackson, F-35 Lightning II student pilot, prepares to exit his F-35A after completing his final flight at Eglin Air Force Base. Many platforms that are computing heavy could benefit from AI elements. Credit: Defence

A breakthrough in artificial intelligence is set to revolutionise aerial combat, specifically the mix of fifth generation fighters and long distance missiles which characterises modern
day air warfare.