Defence Week Premium 301 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.301 of 22 May 2014 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

Contingency planning underway for Mulwala

Defence has confirmed that the three shortlisted consortia were informed earlier this year that the Request for Tender for the Domestic Munitions Manufacturing Arrangements Project had been suspended. Premium

Destroyer-size hulls in Future Frigate mix

Reports indicate that Defence has prepared a submission to build a $40 billion super-frigate fleet to replace the Navy's FFH Anzac and FFG Adelaide class ships with a larger class of vessel using the same 6500t hull as the AWD. Premium

But Anzacs far from finished

Over the next two years HMA Ships Anzac, Warramunga, Parramatta and Toowoomba will either enter or exit the Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade and refit. Premium

Defence seeks Tactical Data System info

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Defence has released an RFI seeking information from industry on Tactical Data Systems (TDS) that will eventually be acquired under JP Land 2072 Phase 3 (formerly JP2072/3). Premium

Space agreement a milestone in international cooperation

Defence cooperation between Australia, Canada, the UK, and US has been further enhanced by the establishment of a formal partnership on combined space operations. Premium

Another OPV for New Zealand?

The NZDF is looking into the possibility of acquiring a third OPV for the RNZN, which currently operates two 85 m Otago-class OPVs which were commissioned in 2010. Premium

HMAS Darwin nets $132 million of heroin in Indian Ocean

HMAS Darwin operating in the Indian Ocean in international waters intercepted a suspected drug smuggling dhow on May 13, 2014. Premium

ADM Online: Weekly Summary

Insitu Pacific field service representative Bruce Leeder prepares a ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle for its early morning mission to support soldiers during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2011. [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

Lightweight ramp for JHSV may expand missions

The US Office of Naval Research earlier this month successfully demonstrated a new lightweight ramp intended for use on the Navy's JHSV that could potentially expand the mission sets of the vessel to include ship-to-ship and ship-to-shore transport. Premium

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