Defence Week Premium 286 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.286 of 6 January 2014 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

Second AWD keel laid

Keel laying ceremony for second Hobart Class Destroyer.

Defence Minister Senator David Johnston has indicated an announcement can be expected in the near future on an independent inquiry into the $8 billion AWD program, but has stressed that the final position on any cost overruns will not be known until the program is completed. Premium

Confirmed: DMMA delayed again

Release of a long-awaited RFT for DMMA has been delayed until midyear, Australia's Defence Materiel Organisation confirmed to IHS-Jane's. Premium

Victoria pushes for more defence manufacturing projects

Fiji will utilise the refurbished Bushmasters for UN operations in the Middle East. Credit: Defence

Defence contracts valued at around $27 billion could be the lynchpin for a recovery in Victoria's manufacturing sector after the departure of car makers Holden and Ford. Premium

From hoists to WGS terminals!

NSW-based STEP Electronics has partnered with BAE Systems to develop COTS terminals for use with the Wideband Global Satcom system. Premium

US Army, Australian leaders talk research, development cooperation

Australia's chief defence scientist met with US Army leaders to explore opportunities for research and development partnerships. Premium

Preventing nuclear terrorism: Australia's leadership role

Preventing nuclear terrorism: Australia’s leadership role

ASPI Special Report authors Tanya Ogilvie-White and David Santoro have said that no country can afford to be complacent about the risk of nuclear and radiological terrorism. Premium

Government delivers free basic health care to all Defence families

Each eligible ADF dependant will be reimbursed for their out of pocket expenses when visiting their local general practitioner.

The Assistant Minister for Defence, Stuart Robert has launched the Government's National Australian Defence Force Family Health Program. Premium

Book early for ADM's Cyber Security Summit

This year the theme and focus is on “Combatting Emerging and increasingly sophisticated cyber threats”.

Now in its fourth year, the ADM Cyber Security Summit will have a theme and focus on "Combatting Emerging and increasingly sophisticated cyber threats". Premium

ADM Online: Weekly Summary

Powering through the snow, an Australian Light Armoured Vehicle (ASLAV). [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: 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.