Two more KC-30A MRTTs for RAAF

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The Australian Government will purchase two additional KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft for the Royal Australian Air Force, increasing our KC-30A fleet to seven. Premium

RAAF SAR contract up for grabs?

CHC Helicopters has held the RAAF SAR contract since 2004.
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In the coming months the Royal Australian Air Force will decide whether to exercise a final two-year contract extension or go to market for helicopter rescue service cover at RAAF bases. Premium

First RAAF C-27J welcomed into fleet

The C-27J ceremony was one of teh last official acts for outgoing CAF AM Geoff Brown who retired on July 3.
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Outgoing Chief of Air Force, Air Marshal Geoff Brown, welcomed the first RAAF C-27J Spartan battlefield airlift aircraft in Australia at a ceremony at RAAF Base Richmond this week, Premium

DCNS looks for local industry engagement on Future Submarine

French company DCNS is looking to engage with Australian industry for its Sea 1000 offering.
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DCNS Australia has invited Defence industry leaders to attend briefings in Melbourne and Sydney for the Future Submarine Program. Premium

Military precision from Aspen Medical in Africa for Ebola response

The donning and doffing of PPE took over an hour.
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Ebola is one the deadliest diseases in the world with a mortality rate somewhere between 50 and 60 per cent, depending on who you talk to. Premium

Satcom funding stoush in the US

WGS 6 ready to go in its launch rocket.
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A new coalition of commercial satellite service providers is urging US House Defense Appropriations conferees to reverse funding cuts that it says will jeopardise America’s ability to field the most advanced satellite communications systems in future. Premium

Defence Week Premium 355 PDF version

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.355 of 2 July 2015 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium