Defence Week Premium 348 PDF version

The full version of Defence Week Premium no. 348 of 14 May 2015 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

2015 Defence Budget at a glance

The budget this year offered little in the way of surprise for Defence.

Perhaps the most exciting thing about the budget this year is that it can be seen as business as usual. Premium

Editor’s highlights from Budget 2015

Below is a list of tidbits that I found of interest. Premium

Rheinmetall to test Land 121 vehicles at Anglesea

Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles Australia (RMMVA) will use the Australian Automotive Research Centre’s Anglesea proving ground for a two-year vehicle verification program as part of its commitment to delivery of more than 2,500 vehicles under Project Land 121 Phase 3B. Premium

VADM Ritchie on shipbuilding

Speaking at a recent ASPI function, former Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Chris Ritchie spoke about some of the challenges surrounding the future surface fleet, the Australian shipbuilding industry and some trends to keep in mind. Premium

First Marand tails come off JSF line

An F-35A Lightning II aircraft known as AF-73, rolled out of Lockheed Martin’s Aircraft Final Finishes facility on April 29. Premium

Defence women encouraged to enter 2015 Telstra Business Women’s Awards

Winner of the 2013 Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year category, Lieutenant Commander Kelly Haywood.

Outstanding women from the Australian Defence Force are being encouraged to enter the 2015 Telstra Business Women’s Awards, in the hope they will join nine of their colleagues who have won various categories in the past five years. Premium