Defence Week Premium 293 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.293 of 27 March 2014 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

DMO lacks capacity to properly oversee AWD

Professional Engineers Australia has called for the Minister for Defence to urgently review and invest in Commonwealth engineering capacity on the AWD and the Future Submarine projects. Premium

Taking wing: Time to decide on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

In the near future, the Australian Government will consider the second-pass approval of the acquisition of the bulk of the proposed F-35 Joint Strike Fighter fleet. Premium

The 2014 rotation of US Marines through northern Australia commences

The 2014 rotation of approximately 1150 US Marines will arrive in northern Australia in coming days with equipment, vehicles and helicopters. Premium

Armidale replacements from NSW?

According to the Newcastle Herald, the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union said this week that Newcastle NSW could help build new steel-hulled patrol boats to replace a reportedly troubled naval fleet of aluminium vessels, said this week. Premium

ASLAV-Surveillance - 10 years late but 'amazing'

The ASLAV-S is a specialised surveillance vehicle equipped with thermal imager, laser range finder, day television camera and battlefield surveillance radar RASIT or AMSTAR on a hydraulic mast. Premium

Black box inventor honoured with building name

The Australian inventor of the black box flight recorder has been honoured with the naming of a Defence building in Canberra. Premium

Multi-role mine clearance machines now in service

Soldiers on deployment will be safer when clearing areas of landmines and unexploded ordnance with the formal introduction into service of eight remote-controlled countermine machines. Premium

ADM Online: Weekly Summary

Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston talks to students from the "Quantum Racing" and "Fusion" teams, both from Wesley College, Western Australia at opening of the national finals of the Formula 1 in Schools (F1inSchools) the National Convention Centre, Canberra. [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

Triton initial flight testing complete

According to Northrop Grumman the first stage of flight testing for the MQ-4C Triton has been completed. 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