Defence Week Premium 310 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.310 of 24 July 2014 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here Premium

Draft EIS released for F-35A operations in Australia

Defence has released the draft environmental impact statement for the proposed flying operations of the F-35A Lightning II joint strike fighter aircraft. Premium

Australia seeks participation in Kongsberg's JSM

Australia is seeking expanded engagement in Norway's air-launched anti-ship Kongsberg Joint Strike Missile program, Premium

RAN's test firings of Mk.54 LWT from Seahawk

As part of the torpedo-launching exercise, RAN crew operating the aircraft 'Gauntlet 03' were tested in their ability to utilise all available MH-60R sensors in localising, tracking, and correctly classifying these targets prior to firing the weapons.

The RAN has completed three test firings of the Mk.54 lightweight torpedo from an MH-60R Seahawk maritime helicopter. Premium

Thales continues operation at GID

Thales has operated at the site for over 20 years. [Photo:Thales]

Thales Australia has signed a contract with the Department of Defence to provide ongoing dock operations and services, as well as ship repair and maintenance services, at Garden Island for the next five years. Premium

HMAS Darwin completes Middle East region deployment

During the deployment, Darwin helped rescue 13 fishermen, including two children found adrift off the coast of Pakistan on 1 March after their vessel had sunk five days earlier.

HMAS Darwin has completed a highly successful maritime security deployment to the Middle East and is now heading home to Sydney. Premium

New Zealand to receive first two T-6 aircraft on-time

The company announced the contract award in January.

Beechcraft Defense has announced that the first two Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Beechcraft T-6C aircraft have been completed ahead of schedule and will depart for New Zealand from its headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, later this month. Premium

End of the LCH era

The Royal Australians Navy's three remaining Landing Craft Heavy (LCH) HMA Ships Brunei, Labuan and Tarakan depart Cairns Harbour in formation.

The Navy's three remaining Landing Craft Heavy auxiliary vessels have begun their decommissioning voyages, sailing from Cairns, the port they have called home for the past 30 years. Premium

People on the Move

Julie Barbaro has joined the staff Martin Hamilton-Smith MP, the Minister for Investment and Trade and Minister for Defence Industries in South Australia as a Ministerial adviser. Click here for other business movements. Premium

ADM Online: Weekly Summary

The F-35A will provide Australia with a fifth generation aircraft capability to enable air superiority into the future.

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

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Defence Week Premium 310 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.310 of 24 July 2014 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here Premium