16 Jul 2014
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After the last attempt to acquire the weapon, when
negotiations between the DMO and the preferred contractor,
Point Trading, for the supply of LWAGL fell in a heap, the CoA decided that the tender did not conform to the Commonwealth's requirements.
With HMAS ANZAC undocked from the BAE Systems Henderson Shipyard, the warship is now commencing its final outfitting and test and trials program before commencing sea trials later this year.
Five contracts for billions of dollars' worth of support services to Defence bases across the country were signed last week.
After almost four years of serving as the co-chair to the Land Environment Working Group, Gerard Ogden has decided to step down after the 2014 Land Forces Conference.
Quickstep Holdings Limited, the largest independent aerospace-grade advanced composite manufacturer in Australia, has announced that it has received a new order from Lockheed Martin for 19 sets of C-130J wing flap sets.
QinetiQ, in association with the REA, is assisting Australian schools participating in the Future Submarine Technology Challenge by providing its Paramarine Ship and Submersible Design Software to the participating students.
More than 120 soldiers from across 1 Bde have joined forces in Hawaii to form the Australian 4th Combat Landing Team for Exercise RIMPAC.
Shoalwater Bay Training Area echoed with the sound of 25mm cannon fire from ASLAV Bushmaster chain guns as 2/14LHR executed its 2014 squadron-level live-fire manoeuvre exercise in the lead up to the 7 Bde
The DMO is seeking senior executives to join the Gate Reviews board.
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