Defence Week Premium 275 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.275 of 17 October 2013 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

Submarine gap is a top priority

Avoiding a gap in Australia’s submarine capability is currently a top priority.

Defence Minister David Johnston has declared that avoiding a gap in Australia's submarine capability is currently his top priority. Premium

Northrop Grumman delivers first Australian F-35 fuselage

Northrop Grumman delivered the centre fuselage for Australia's first F-35 Lightning II aircraft to Lockheed Martin on Sept. 23. This centre fuselage will be integrated into the first of 100 center fuselages that will be manufactured at Palmdale for the Royal Australian Air Force.

Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered the centre fuselage for Australia's first F-35 Lightning II aircraft to Lockheed Martin on September 23. Premium

Hull consolidation of first destroyer nearly complete

The project is on track against the re-baselined schedule, with ship deliveries planned for March 2016, September 2017 and March 2019. [Image:Defence]

Hull consolidation for the first of three Air Warfare Destroyers is nearly complete with just seven remaining blocks out of 31 to be joined to the ship's structure. Premium

Skilling program grants boost Australian defence industry

In this, its ninth year, the SADI program continues to attract a broad range of applications for training activities covering project management, engineering, logistics and technical trades.

Defence has awarded more than $10.5 million in grants to more than 120 companies under the most recent round of the Skilling Australia's Defence Industry program. Premium

Maritime Australia Innovation award winners

Left to Right: Joe Rears, Director Aviation (One Atmosphere); Hon. Senator David Johnston, Minister for Defence; Tim Lyons, Managing Director (One Atmosphere).

Organisers of the Pacific 2013 International Maritime Exposition have announced the winners of the inaugural Maritime Australia Limited Industry Innovation Awards. Premium

ASC and DSTO join forces to support Collins fleet

The agreement was signed between ASC CEO and managing director Steve Ludlam and Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky.

ASC and the Defence Science and Technology Organisation signed a Strategic Alliance to support the technology and capability of Australia's Collins Class submarine fleet at the Pacific 2013 International Maritime Exhibition. Premium

Defence supports school-based submarine technology challenge pilot

The Subs in Schools pilot program will involve five schools in two States, with a balance of city and regional schools involved.

The Defence Materiel Organisation will sponsor Re-Engineering Australia to undertake a pilot 'Future Submarine Technology Challenge' in selected Australian schools next year. Premium

AISA recognises BAE Systems Detica as Information Security Employer of the Year

The award is based on votes from AISA’s membership of more than 1,500 information security industry professionals.

BAE Systems Detica has been recognised as Information Security Employer of the Year at the 2013 Australian Information Security Association (AISA) awards. Premium

MilCIS2013 draft program available

The 2013 Military Communications and Information Systems (MilCIS2013) Conference will be held at the National Convention Centre, Canberra November 12-14, 2013. Premium

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News: Mindef praises Australia-US alliance

Minister for Defence Senator Marise Payne said the Australia-US Alliance continues to go from strength to strength, following a successful visit to the United States.