06 May 2015
The full version of Defence Week Premium no. 347 of 7 May 2015 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here.
More than 140 delegates from 70 Australian-based suppliers gathered at ASC in Adelaide recently for a Collins Class Submarine Supply Chain Forum designed to build relationships and float ideas for increasing the fleet’s availability and reliability.
The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) is this week showcasing its technologies to industry as part of its inaugural Partnership Week.
The first of two types of nanosatellites under development by DSTO and industry partners will be launched from the International Space Station (ISS) late this year, according to DSTO Space Systems Engineer Iain Cartwright.
Among the many innovative developments on show at DSTO’s Partnership Week were two programs designed to lighten the load of Army’s combat personnel.
SEA 1448 Phase 4B entered Defence Capability Plan (DCP) in 2009. SEA 1448 Phase 4B will acquire a modern Long Range Air Search Capability (LRASC) to provide a volume air search radar to complement the ANZAC Class Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) mission.
Participants on the 2015 Defence Industry Study Course (DISC) may be among the first in industry to see preparations for new military platforms and hear how programs such as the First Principles Review will change the shape of our defence forces.
Australia is dotted with memorials dedicated to our war heritage – some well known others largely forgotten.
As a nation which has seen its share of confrontation, Indonesia has found to its detriment that acquiring major weapons systems from overseas can sometimes mean complying with that nation’s wishes, lest they turn off the tap of support and vital spares.
Organisers of the 2015 Pacific International Maritime Exposition are calling for nominations for the latest round of Maritime Industry Innovation Awards, worth over $40,000.
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