EOS to upgrade Bushmaster remote weapons system

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. Premium

Why talk down Australian submarine capability?

If you believe everything you read in the media, you would think that Australia’s submarine capability is pretty woeful. Premium

How South Korea does Defence

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. Premium

Naval manufacturing scholarships

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. Premium

Progress on the NATO BMD program

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. Premium

2015 Australian Museum Eureka Prize entries open

Entries and nominations are now open for the 2015 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes, Australia’s premier national science awards program. Premium

People on the move

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). Premium

Defence Week Premium 339 PDF versions

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. Premium