26 Jun 2014
The full version of Defence Week Premium no.306 of 26 June 2014 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here.
Thales had two versions of the 4x4 on display at the Eurosatory exhibition in Paris last week. The first was the original for the Australian Defence Force and the second is the new Hawkei Version 2.2.
A recent issue of DWP reported that NZ's MoD was assessing responses to a request of for Information on possible replacements for the NZDF's 13,000 Steyr assault rifles.
Well it seems not, judging by the development work that Thales has put into the F88 Austeyr, a derivative of the Austrian Steyr AUG STG-77 assault rifle.
The ADF is readying the launch of ForceNet, a new human resources portal akin to a social network.
Defence has awarded a $6 million contract for new navy facilities in Sydney to indigenous construction company, Pacific Services Group Holdings (PSG).
The Heights School at Modbury Heights in northern Adelaide will become one of the most technologically advanced high schools in South Australia following the State Government's announcement that it is to become the state's only specialist defence campus.
Ultra Electronics has won a multi-year contract totalling over US$21 million from submarine maker General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp to build naval power supply systems.
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The armour on five of Iraq's M1A1 Abrams tanks was penetrated by anti-tank guided missiles and six helicopters were shot down between 1 January and the end of May.
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