Defence Week Premium 267 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.267 of 22 August 2013 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

Procurement delays indeed woeful

MU90 lightweight Torpedo firing from HMAS Warramunga in the Northern Australia Exercise Area. [Photo:Defence]

In her post on The Strategist last month, Procurement problems: from go to woe, ADM editor Katherine Ziesing says that it takes, on average, about a decade for a project to enter the Defence Capability Plan and to be delivered. Premium

Northrop Grumman to build MK54 Lightweight Torpedo Nose

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by the US Navy for the production of acoustic nose arrays for the MK54 lightweight torpedo in support of Navy and foreign military sales requirements. Premium

Sonar winch equipment installed on future destroyer

A large sonar winch weighing 6500kg has been loaded onto the future destroyer Hobart - the first of three ships being built at Techport Australia in Adelaide as part of the Air Warfare Destroyer project. Premium

UK's Taranis UCAV at Woomera for tests

The concept demonstrator of the British unmanned air combat vehicle has been delivered to a flight test site in Australia and is scheduled to make its maiden flight within weeks, according to Defense News. Premium

Pacific security tensions concern Australia and Canada

Sources of security tension in the Asia-Pacific are cause for concern among regional partners Canada and Australia, according to the first report in a new series from the Centre for International Governance Innovation and the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. Premium

NIOA appointed as Cadex Supplier

NIOA is now an authorised supplier of Cadex products. Founded in 1994, Cadex has become a world leader in helmet impact testing and development. Premium

Quickstep's RST technology to revolutionise auto industry

Quickstep is fast-tracking commercialisation of its patented Resin Spray Transfer technology which is poised to revolutionise the global automotive industry. Premium

ADM Online: Weekly Summary

Newly qualified Submariners stand out the front as Director Training Authority - Submarines, Commander Matthew Hoffman, RAN, addresses fellow Submariners during a Submarine Qualification Ceremony at the Submarine Training and System Centre, HMAS Stirling.

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

JSF pilot training to capture Block 2A capability

With early Block 2A Joint Strike Fighter aircraft already delivered and more capable F-35s with some sensor functionality expected to be sent to Eglin Air Force Base, FL, shortly, the Air Force has confirmed a move to expand its training syllabus for JSF pilots starting early next year to include more sorties and teaching higher-level capabilities. Premium

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