Defence Week Premium 279 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.279 of 14 November 2013 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

Combat bridging capability

In early August Defence released two RFTs for various military bridging requirements under Land 155's Enhanced Gap Crossing Capability. Premium

Inmarsat's L-band TacSat solution

Inmarsat’s L-Band Tactical Satellite solution has been acquired by the US government.

Inmarsat has announced that its L-Band Tactical Satellite solution has been successfully tested and acquired by the US government, greatly enhancing its communications capabilities in the field. Premium

Qantas to close Avalon heavy maintenance facility

Strambi said Qantas was the only major airline that does heavy maintenance in Australia.

Qantas will close its Avalon heavy maintenance facility at the end of March 2014 due to the gradual retirement of its Boeing 747 fleet making the operation unviable. Premium

NZ DIA selects BAE Systems Detica for ICT security panel

BAE Systems Detica has been selected by the NZ Department of Internal Affairs as a supplier for the government's professional security services panel. Premium

Not upgrading but 'retrograding' our Chinooks

Columbia Helicopters will assist in the retrograde of the Chinooks.

Columbia Helicopters, is assisting the Australian Army in the retrograde of its two CH-47D Chinook multi-mission helicopters from Afghanistan. Premium

Canada's CCV program an Land 400 lookalike?

The Close Combat Vehicle (CCV) will not replace any vehicles in the current Canadian Forces fleet

Somewhat similar to Australia's proposed Land 400 armoured vehicle program, Canada's CCV program aims to provide Canadian Forces with a medium-weight armoured vehicle that is both very well protected and tactically mobile. Premium

Kongsberg JSM for RAAF Super Hornet?

Boeing and Kongsberg Defense Systems have recently completed a successful check of the Joint Strike Missile on an F/A-18F Super Hornet. Premium

Defence Supply Chains Summit

The Defence Supply Chains Summit will feature The Hon Jack Snelling MP Minister for Defence Industries, Government of South Australia, Steve Wynd of BAE Systems Australia, Brendhan Egan of Defence Materiel Organisation and many more expert speakers. Premium

ADM Online: Weekly Summary

Leading Aircraftman Tyler Turner carries out a routine inspection of the flight control computer of an F/A-18 Hornet. [Photo:Defence]

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

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News: Maritime Technical College to yield shipbuilding skills

A dockyard welder working on the hull of an AWD being built at the ASC yard in Osborne SA. Credit: Defence

Based in Adelaide, the Maritime College will deliver world-class training in key areas such as steel fabrication and naval engineering.