11 Mar 2015
Australia’s Electro Optic Systems (EOS) has won a $6.5 million contract to refurbish and upgrade 45 EOS remote weapons systems used on the Bushmaster protected mobility vehicle.
If you believe everything you read in the media, you would think that Australia’s submarine capability is pretty woeful.
From a nation depending almost entirely on US-supplied equipment during the Korean War, South Korea has developed a national defence industry that now provides around 80 per cent of its own equipment and helped propel the nation in to the list of top 10 global national exporters in 2014.
The University of Tasmania’s Australian Maritime College (AMC), the University of Wollongong (UoW) and Flinders University (FU), in collaboration with ASC Pty Ltd, Babcock International, PMB Defence Engineering, Thales Australia, DSTO and DMTC were recently awarded a three year research grant.
DCNS has been selected - as part of a multinational industrial team led by the US company Leidos - to participate in the system engineering and the integration of the NATO Ballistic Missile Defence.
Entries and nominations are now open for the 2015 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes, Australia’s premier national science awards program.
MBDA is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Armstrong MBE to the role of MBDA UK Managing Director and EGD Technical (Executive Group Director).
The full version of Defence Week Premium no.339 of 12 March 2015 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here.
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