24 Oct 2013
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NZ's Ministry of Defence is assessing responses to a Request of Information on possible replacements for the NZ Defence Force's 13,000 Steyr assault rifles.
Under the HQJOC Joint and Combined Training CONOPS, the Australian Amphibious Concept describes what the ADF aspires to in the development, acquisition, training and employment of Australia's future amphibious warfare capability.
As the Chief of Army has pointed out, the ability to deploy offshore is crucial and Plan Beersheba will tie in with existing programs to improve the Australian Defence Force's amphibious capability.
As a precursor to the foregoing, Exercise Sea Lion 2013 got underway on June 10 as HMAS Choules slipped out to sea with a complement of more than 400 Army and Navy personnel on board, and various pieces of equipment firmly secured on the vehicle deck.
Canberra-based XTEK Limited has been awarded a US government contract to prove its unique body armour technology.
Earlier this year the C-130J cockpit simulator located at RAAF Base Richmond received a new high-definition visual display system.
Melbourne-based IT software specialist, Hardcat, has played a significant role with its Asset Management Software in the operations of the organisation awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize.
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics vice president of customer relations Gary North recently visited RAAF Base Richmond to congratulate 37SQN for its role in one million flying hours by the C-130J global fleet.
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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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