Older M113s to be scrapped

The upgraded M113, now known as M113AS4 will NOT be scrapped. Credit: Defence

The latest surprise is a tender which came out last week for the scrapping of a number of M113s. Premium

What the Sikorsky buy means for Lockheed Martin

The Sikorsky R-4 was the world's first large-scale mass-produced helicopter and the first helicopter used by the US Army Air Forces, Navy, Coast Guard, and the UK's Royal Air Force and Royal Navy. Credit:USAF [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Lockheed Martin’s acquisition of Sikorsky Helicopters this week for $US9 billion is a melding of two of the greatest names in aerospace history. Premium

Japan looking to increase military engagement in the region

Japanese Ground Self Defence Force troops during a training operation. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Last week the conservative Japanese government of Shinzo Abe moved to pass legislation that would allow Japan’s military to fight overseas for the first time since the end of WWII. Premium

UAV with infra red sensors to track pests

Ninox MD Marcus Ehrlich with the pest tracking UAV. Credit: Ninox Robotics.

Ninox Robotics is trialling a sensor-equipped unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to combat feral and pest animals at night on agricultural properties. Premium

Cubic wins contract for ADSTC Simulation

Credit: Calytrix

Cubic Defence Australia has been selected as the primary contractor to provide a managed workforce solution for the Australian Defence Simulation and Training Centre (ADSTC) Simulation Support Services (SSS). Premium

TKMS engages with potential Sea 1000 suppliers

TKMS Australia is proposing the design concept Type 216 for Sea1000. Credit: TKMSA

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems Australia is holding a series of Industry Days to engage with companies wishing to take part in the Future Submarine project. Premium

Autodesk gets behind F1 in Schools

Autodesk is supporting the Re-Engineering Australia Foundation's F1 in Schools program with free professional grade 3D design software and training content. Premium

Defence Week Premium 358 PDF Version

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.358 of 23 July 2015 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. You can also read this as a digital edition on your desktop or other device. Click here. Premium