Defence Week Premium 353 PDF version

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.353 of 18 June 2015 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

Australian shipbuilding industry needs to evolve

BAE Systems Australia (BAESA) has confirmed it will not be submitting a tender for the $600 million Pacific Patrol Boat (PPB) contract despite an absence of orders, Premium

Last speech for CAF Air Marshal Geoff Brown

Outgoing Chief of Air Force Air Marshal Geoff Brown AO spoke at the Williams Foundation dinner in Canberra on June 10, sharing his thoughts on the development and performance of the Royal Australian Air Force in recent times. Premium

Qatar orders four more C-17s

Boeing and the government of Qatar recently signed an agreement for the purchase of four more C-17 Globemaster III airlifters. Premium

Counter-IED tech from Australia for Afghani forces

Defence and Australian industry partners have collaborated to manufacture the first-of-a-kind radio signal jammer designed to protect users from improvised explosive device equipment. Premium

Heron mission in Afghanistan a success

If “customer satisfaction” is anything to go by, Australia’s five-year Heron UAV deployment to Afghanistan has to be deemed a success. Premium

MBDA offers modular munition concept

MBDA unveiled CVW102 FLEXIS, an innovative vision for delivering and sustaining military capability at the Paris Air show this week. Premium

RAAF completes boom refuelling trials between KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport and E-7A Wedgetail

The RAAF has completed air-to-air refuelling trials between its KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport and E-7A Wedgetail aircraft. Premium

Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion goes global under new development agreement

Airbus Helicopters, Vector Aerospace and Rockwell Collins have entered into an agreement to jointly develop and market the scalable and flexible Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics solution to upgrade Airbus Helicopters platforms. Premium