Defence Week Premium 309 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.309 of 17 July 2014 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here Premium

LWAGL - into the fray again!

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. Premium

BAE Systems boasts success with ANZAC upgrades

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. Premium

Billion dollar contracts to support Defence

Seated from left Deputy Secretary Defence Support Reform, Steve Grzeskowiak and Chief Executive Asia Pacific UGL Services Henry Arundel. Standing from Left to right Head Defence Support Operations Mark Jenkin ; General Manager Legal UGL Services Andrew Dean; General Manager Project Management UGL Services - Mark Georgiadis; Assistant Secretary Garrison, Estate and Business Support - Sue Parr. [Photo: UGL]

Five contracts for billions of dollars' worth of support services to Defence bases across the country were signed last week. Premium

Ogden steps down from LEWG Chair

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. Premium

New US$11m order for Quickstep

The order will take Quickstep C-130J firm orders to 55 sets.

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. Premium

QinetiQ joins REA in school submarine technology program

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. Premium

RIMPAC's amphibians

Royal Australian Navy Durance-class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment ship HMAS Success (OR 304) leaves Pearl Harbor for the sea phase of Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014. [Photo:Defence]

More than 120 soldiers from across 1 Bde have joined forces in Hawaii to form the Australian 4th Combat Landing Team for Exercise RIMPAC. Premium

Plan Beersheba in practice

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 Premium

DMO seeks senior execs for Gate Reviews

The DMO is seeking senior executives to join the Gate Reviews board. Premium

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