29 Oct 2014
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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.
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.
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.
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Lockheed Martin and the F-35 Joint Program Office have reached an agreement on the next lot of F-35 aircraft.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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