22 Aug 2013
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.
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.
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.
21 Aug 2013
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.
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.
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.
NIOA is now an authorised supplier of Cadex products. Founded in 1994, Cadex has become a world leader in helmet impact testing and development.
Quickstep is fast-tracking commercialisation of its patented Resin Spray Transfer technology which is poised to revolutionise the global automotive industry.
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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.
Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett confirmed that migration of oils across seals in the azimuth propulsion pod systems had been observed.
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