TKMS bosses in Australia to talk Sea 1000

The chairman of German submarine builder ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has spent three days in Canberra and Adelaide meeting Ministers and other federal parliamentarians Premium

Contract signature announcement for Land 40 Ph 2 imminent

ADM understands that an announcement on contract signature for Land 40 Phase 2 is imminent. Premium

Aerial surveillance on Pacific Patrol Boats?

With the Australian government now committed to replacing 21 Pacific Patrol Boats for 12 Pacific nations as part of Sea 3036-1, the question of how best to provide those boats with aerial surveillance may follow close on the project’s heels. Premium

Land 19 Ph 7B RFI released

The program office for Land 19 Phase 7B has released an RFI to industry. The Land 19 Phase 7B project is seeking enhancements to, or replacement of, the Ground Based Air Defence capability. Premium

Fusing simulation and games at SimTect

2014 Serious Games Showcase winner Carolyn Mees developed a game that detects a range of hearing problems in young children as they play.

At Australia’s largest computer simulation conference this August, Australasian game developers and students will have a chance to show how their game-related ideas could also solve problems for Defence. Premium

Harris ESM system testing for ADF complete

Harris Corporation has successfully completed factory acceptance testing of the first two electronic support measures (ESM) systems produced for the Australian government under a $102 million contract awarded in March 2013. Premium

New FMS for ADF missiles

The US State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Australia for AGM-88B High Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support Premium

Submarine propulsion and power system test facility for ASC

ASC has demonstrated its high-end engineering and trades skills in the design, build and operation of the innovative diesel and generator test facility at its submarine maintenance facility in South Australia. Premium

Raytheon awarded P-8A radar contract

The US Navy has awarded Raytheon a multi-year contract valued at US$153 million to produce 53 maritime, littoral and overland surveillance radars for its fleet of Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft. Premium

Defence Week Premium 354 PDF version

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.354 of 25 June 2015 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium