23 Jan 2014
The full version of Defence Week Premium no.284 of 23 January 2014 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here.
Thales Australia has selected Steyr Mannlicher's SL40 grenade launcher as its preferred choice for Thales's new EF88 rifle currently under development for the ADF.
While Lockheed Martin, Pratt & Whitney and others, may be wringing their hands over news that 44 boxes of documents and plans relating to the F-35 JSF were found from shipping containers destined for Iran, Russia appears much less concerned about divulging secrets about PAK FA.
It is gratifying news that Boeing has selected Lovitt Technologies Australia and Marand Precision Engineering to make components for the F-15 multi-role strike fighter jet.
Unisys will continue to provide information technology support processes to the Department of Defence under a two-year, $52 million contract extension.
We were intrigued by a recent RFT seeking tenders for the provision of In-Service Support to the LHD LLC, as part of JP2048/3, Amphibious Watercraft Replacement Project.
News at the end of last year that Thales will be supplying Jamaica with a dozen Bushmasters, got ADM to thinking, what's next for this platform?
CAE has announced that CAE Australia Pty Ltd had achieved the CMMI Level 3 rating following an independent CMMI appraisal for process improvement.
The team responsible for monitoring the Woomera Prohibited Area has taken to the skies, conducting air patrols for the first time with the help of King Air aircraft from the Air Force's No. 38 Squadron.
As construction work continued on the new Defence Support Hub outside Darwin where local businesses will maintain military equipment, a recently completed road leading to the facility was named to commemorate the life of a fallen soldier.
The Commonwealth has granted First Pass approval to extend the service life for Navy’s minehunters and Thales Australia is to deliver and support new deployable mine countermeasures (MCM) over the next 15 years.
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