11 Jun 2015
Defence Minister Kevin Andrews announced the appointment of an Expert Advisory Panel on June 5, to oversee the competitive evaluation process for the selection of an international partner for the Sea 1000 Future Submarine program.
Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles Australia (RMMVA) announced on June 9 that Brisbane-based civilian tanker manufacturer Holmwood Highgate has been awarded a contract valued at more than $65 million for work on Land 121 Phase 3B.
The Royal Australian Navy formally commissioned 725 Squadron, the first operator of the new Lockheed Martin/ Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk Romeo maritime combat helicopters, in a ceremony at Nowra on June 11.
In the historic seaport of Cadiz on Spain’s Atlantic coast, shipbuilder Navantia and the Australian Defence Materiel Organisation are finalising acceptance testing of the last four of Australia’s new landing craft.
Introducing a new aircraft type, particularly one as advanced as the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II, means a lot more than just finding somewhere to park the aircraft.
Adelaide based Codan Radio Communications will help implement the US Department of Veterans Affairs’ new nationwide emergency high frequency (HF) radio network, with its Codan Envoy HF unit.
10 Jun 2015
The full version of Defence Week Premium no. 352 of 11 June 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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