Defence Week Premium 343 PDF version

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.343 of 9 April 2015 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

How Ireland does Defence

In defence terms, the Republic of Ireland is a dichotomy on many fronts. On the doorstep of the European Union, but not technically part of it, Ireland has a standing military force of around 15,000, engaged mainly on policing duties, but has declared its neutrality in both major World Wars Premium

Do the Land 400 scenarios truly reflect future operations?

As a primer to the April edition of ADM which should be hitting your desk any day now, this week’s edition of Defence Week Premium has a framing piece about the strategic context that Land 400 will face from Senior Correspondent Tom Muir. Premium

KMAX back in production?

Kaman Aerospace may soon restart production of its twin-rotor KMAX “Aerial Truck” utility helicopter, as logging and utility requirements are supplemented by a new interest in fire-fighting and unmanned military cargo helicopters. Premium

New employment program from Soldier On launched

Soldier On has partnered with Northrop Grumman and a variety of service providers to launch a suite of education and employment services to help our wounded men and women as they battle with the transition to civilian life. Premium

International success for local lighting solution

Melbourne based Trakkacorp will provide its Trakka A800 multi-mission searchlights for the California Highway Patrol’s new fleet of 15 Airbus AS350 Squirrel helicopters, the latest in a series of selections by US law enforcement agencies. Premium

New strategic direction for Defence in NT

The Giles Government has appointed a new Strategic Defence Advisory Board to help ensure the NT is making the most of future Defence opportunities. Premium