Defence Week Premium 324 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.324 of 30 October 2014 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

SM-6 intercept two targets in remote test

Looking on the bright side of the AWD program, when they are finally introduced into service the Hobart Class AWDs will be capable across the full spectrum of joint maritime operations. Premium

Land-based strike capability for the ADF?

We were pleased to see in his recent post in The Strategist, Mark Ascough's comments regarding land-based anti-ship missiles as having the potential to enhance Australia's ability to undertake both sea denial and sea control. Premium

Heron UAV to be retained

Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston has announced the return of a Heron RPA to Australia as part of a plan to ensure RAAF pilots maintain the skills until the introduction of the Triton. Premium

ADM Online: Weekly Summary

Rick Edwards, executive vice president of the Lockheed Martin’s Missiles and Fire Control business area; and Roketsan Chairman of the Board Eyüp Kaptan; signed the agreement.

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

Agreement reached on F-35 LRIP 8 contract

Lockheed Martin and the F-35 Joint Program Office have reached an agreement on the next lot of F-35 aircraft. Premium

Fire Scout's sloping deck trials

Northrop Grumman has successfully completed precision sloped landing tests with the MQ-8C Fire Scout at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, in preparation for at-sea testing. Premium

Saab and Brazil sign contract for Gripen NG

Saab has signed a contract with the Brazilian Federal Government covering the development and production of 36 Gripen NG fighter aircraft for the Brazilian Air Force. Premium

DCNS signs TANAN ship-based UAS agreement with Airbus Defence and Space

As part of the 2014 Euronaval exhibition, Airbus Defence and Space and DCNS signed a cooperation agreement to develop a ship-based helicopter UAS capability. Premium

MBDA achieves success

MBDA has achieved success with its SIMBAD-RC ship self-defence system entering the qualification phase and its successful final qualification firing of the MdCN system. Premium