Defence Week Premium 291 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.291 of 13 March 2014 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

UK forces to come down under?

Just as troops from the US were welcomed to train in Australia, Minister Johnston has extended the invitation to UK troops.[Photo:Defence]

Australia has invited the UK to utilise its Defence facilities in Darwin much like the US is doing, as the allies increasingly focus on the Asia Pacific region. Premium

Offensive cyber tools for the ADF?

In an article in the current Australian Army Journal, Major Nicholas Rose describes three tools, applicable to offensive cyber operations. Premium

BAE Systems' bid for JP1770

According to BAE Systems the design and integration of state of the art sensors, niche expertise, and cost effective technologies are at the heart of the company's solution for the JP 1770 - M-REA request for tender. Premium

Assistant Minister for Defence talks LAND 400 in Geelong

LAND 400 will allow for the retirement of Australia’s current armoured vehicles including the Australian-Light Armoured Vehicles (ASLAV) and the armoured personnel carriers (M113-AS4).

The Assistant Minister for Defence, Stuart Robert, together with the Federal Member for Corangamite, Sarah Henderson, recently toured Geelong, speaking to local business and community leaders about Army's LAND 400 Combat Vehicle program. Premium

Austal wins contract for two High Speed Support Vessels

Austal has been awarded a US$125m contract from a ME naval customer for the design, construction and integrated logistics support of two 72-metre High Speed Support Vessels (HSSVs). Premium

JSF program head visits Quickstep

The F-35 program executive officer US Air Force Lieutenant General Chris Bogdan recently met with employees and management of Quickstep Holdings Limited at their facility in Bankstown Airport. Premium

French and Australian naval ships seize large quantity of cannabis resin

HMAS Darwin’s boarding party seized contraband from a Shu’ai Dhow which was tested and found to be positive for hashish during a recent boarding. [Photo:Defence]

In a combined French and Australian operation, naval ships seized and destroyed almost 650 kilograms of cannabis resin hidden aboard a smuggling skiff in the Red Sea. Premium

Replacement of the Machinery, Control and Surveillance System on HMAS Success

The Defence Materiel Organisation requires a design for the replacement of the Machinery, Control and Surveillance System for HMAS Success. Premium

ADM Online: Weekly Summary

Air Sea Rescue Kit drop training from an AP-3C Orion. [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: Minehunters on path to 2030s with new deployable MCM

The multinational task force in the Solomon Islands for Operation Render Safe pause for a team photo at the Port of Honiara next to HMAS Huon on 30 September, 2016. Credit: Defence

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.