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The public can have their say on the 2015 Defence White Paper.

Defence is now accepting public submissions for the 2015 White Paper. Premium

USN reduces purchase of 'more reliable' Tritons

Mincham Aviation will supply parts for the Triton UAS. Credit Northrop Grumman

The US Navy expects to drop its total buy of Triton MQ-4C air vehicles below the 68 it had planned for because the system is “more reliable” than anticipated. Premium

First Australian JSF in flight

AU-1 has taken to the skies for the first time.

AU-1, Australia's first JSF, has taken to the skies for a two-hour sortie. Premium

Slight hitch to planned trials for F-35C

There's a chance that only one of the planned two JSFs will take part in carrier trials next month. Premium

General Dynamics to support submarine combat control system

General Dynamics will continue to work on the AN/BYG-1 combat control system for the both the US and Australian navies.

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has been awarded two contract modifications totalling $50 million to continue supporting the AN/BYG-1 combat control system aboard US Navy and Royal Australian Navy submarines. Premium

SIA at Senate enquiry into shipbuilding

The SIA has made a strong case for supporting the local Australian shipbuilding industry.

The Submarine Institute of Australia (SIA) has made a submission to the Senate Economics Reference Committee Inquiry into the Future Of Australia’s Naval Shipbuilding Industry. Premium

Early retirement for Canadian navy ships

HMCS Algonquin will be retired early and her parts salvaged to keep others in the class going.

Four Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) ships are being retired early in an effort to preserve resources for modernising and renewing the naval force structure as a whole. Premium

BAE Systems wins LHD sustainment contract

BAE Systems will undertake sustainment work on the LHD for four years under the $220 million contract.

A key contract for supporting Australia’s new Landing Helicopter Dock ships (LHDs) has been awarded to BAE Systems Australia. Premium

Sirius back after six-month refit

HMAS Sirius has come a long way in her eight year journey with the Royal Australia Navy.

After six months of contractor work, Sirius is ship shape and ready to hit the high seas to support the fleet and keep the fuel flowing. Premium

Defence Week Premium 320 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.320 of 02 October 2014 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

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