23 Apr 2014
The full version of Defence Week Premium no.297 of 24 April 2014 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here.
Australia will buy 58 more Lockheed Martin F-35A Joint Strike Fighters at a cost of more than $12 billion after the Federal Government gave the go ahead for the purchase yesterday.
Six strike-length missile modules for the Hobart Class Vertical Launch System were this week installed into Ship 1 Hobart, marking a significant Combat System load out achievement for the AWD project.
The Defence Minister, Senator Johnston, travelled to Jakarta, Indonesia to attend the fourth Jakarta International Defence Dialogue at the invitation of Indonesian Minister for Defence, Dr Purnomo Yusgiantoro.
The DSTO has released a consultation paper, the responses from which will inform the development of a national security science and technology (S&T) policy.
UXC Limited has announced its partnership with Senetas as part of a strategic initiative to provide the ADF with tailored data security solutions and services.
The Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull was on hand last week to help ASPI's International Cyber Policy Centre launch its inaugural Cyber Maturity in the Asia-Pacific 2014 report and interactive map.
Last week in Defence Week Premium we looked at DSTO's current area of priority defence capability interest and elaborated on what we thought might have been a solution to their extended range BLOS without repeaters.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency plans to extend connectivity for forward military units with the use of small Wi-Fi-hosting drones.
The US Army and the ADF have jointly launched a new logistics tracking system in an effort to enhance logistical interoperability between the two countries.
The Navy's Amphibious Heavy Lift ship HMAS Choules has been despatched to Queensland from Sydney yesterday as Tropical Cyclone Debbie bears down on Queensland while reports emerge of problems with the LHD azipod propulsion systems.
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