Defence Week Premium 287 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.287 of 13 February 2014 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

Johnston: Need for Collins class to be extended

Defence Minister David Johnston has confirmed the need for a lengthy extension of the in-service life of the RAN's Collins class submarines to avoid any capability gap prior to introduction of the Future Submarine under Project Sea 1000. Premium

Boeing Australia's new leader has 'form'

Boeing has named Maureen Dougherty as the president of Boeing Australia and South Pacific. Premium

CEAFAR does its stuff in international test

CEA Technologies' achievements with its world-beating CEAFAR radar are fast becoming legion. Premium

CEAFAR scalability key to new markets

Does this suggest a midterm upgrade to the AWD’s combat system might see SPY-1D(V) replaced by Super CEAFAR?

Readers may think that our enthusiasm for CEA's AESR, as opposed to PESA radars may be somewhat overworked, but it appears to us that CEA's radar technology has considerable promise in the development of ASMD packages. Premium

ASLAV surveillance variants handed over at last

After what has been an extraordinarily long time since they were first ordered, battlefield surveillance will be boosted across Army with the handover of 14 surveillance variants of the ASLAV from DMO to Army late last year completing the Land 112 Phase 3 project. Premium

Scan Eagle shows the way

In a recent flight test in Australia, a Scan Eagle UAV succeeded in visually identifying an approaching Cessna aircraft, and letting its own ground-based operators know that evasive action was required. Premium

DSTO and IBM to collaborate on cyber security research

The Defence Science and Technology Organisation and IBM Australia have entered into a strategic alliance to conduct collaborative research in a range of high-end defence technologies. Premium

CII and AIDN, sign cooperation MoU

The Confederation of Indian Industry and The Australian Industry & Defence Network Incorporated have recently signed a MoU in New Delhi. Premium

Defence Fellowship to focus on oil security

Dr Alex Zelinsky and Dr Greg Calbert.

Australia's oil security will be scrutinised under a new Secretary of Defence Fellowship awarded to DSTO Senior Research Scientist Dr Greg Calbert. Premium

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News: First Australian visit by Italian Defence Minister

ITS Carabiniere during her earlier visit to Fremantle. Credit: Bahnfrend (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Roberta Pinotti met with Minister for Defence Marise Payne in Sydney yesterday to discuss Australia-Italy defence cooperation before speaking at a reception hosted by the Italian Ambassador to Australia