29 Aug 2013
The full version of Defence Week Premium no.268 of 29 August 2013 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here.
ADM understands that the Domestic Munitions Manufacturing Arrangements (DMMA) program office is looking at a contract extension with current provider Thales Australia.
28 Aug 2013
Sydney SME Tricon Defence has achieved certification for its HERO helicopter crew-occupant survivability aid by the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority.
In a speech at the Lowy Institute, the Prime Minister announced that a re-elected government will establish the Future Navy Taskforce.
In the war against IEDs, prevention is better than cure. The Counter IED Task Force explains the importance of force protection electronic countermeasures.
Jammers were the first use of technology in countering IEDs, through disrupting the triggering system which, initially, was done wirelessly (cellphones, walkie-talkies, key fobs, etc.)
The Royal Canadian Navy's submarine fleet, consisting of four Victoria-class vessels, has been plagued by numerous problems since their acquisition from Great Britain between 2000 and 2004.
Oxley Developments UK has appointed Mather Roach Consulting to represent them in the maritime business market in Australia and NZ.
Perth-based Orbital Corporation has won a third strategic contract from a US-based customer to develop and manufacture a new unique Heavy Fuel Engine for a specific small unmanned aircraft system application.
The Royal New Zealand Navy has chosen to purchase three upgraded seats of SeeTrack Military from SeeByte.
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.
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