Defence Week 370-379

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Chance of a lifetime for the RAN

Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett arrives at the Pacific 2015 Expo, held at the Sydney Exhibition Centre, Glebe Island. Credit: Defence
The Royal Australian Navy is facing a set of circumstances that are probably the envy of many other navies. Premium

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Welcome to another issue of our premium newsletter. Our Editor Katherine Ziesing has returned with a report from the French shipyards. Premium

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Minister Brough opens MilCIS 2015

Credit: Consec
New minister for Defence Materiel and Science Mal Brough opened the event this year, reflecting on the changes in the Defence space since his last ministerial posting there 12 years ago. Premium

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Where is the outrage about job losses at Williamstown this time?

The yard in full swing with a near completed LHD forming the backdrop to Air Warfare Destroyer blocks. Credit: BAE Systems
When BAE Systems announced in August this year that they were cutting 200 jobs at their Williamstown shipyard, media camped out at the site. Premium

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Navantia finally taken into AWD fold

Despite being the Original Equipment Manufacturer of the AWD, Navantia has never been a formal part of the AWD Alliance until now. Credit: Defence
AWD designer Navantia has been selected to bring an experienced shipbuilding management team into ASC to maximise AWD program performance Premium

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This week has seen both the Minister and the Secretary among others fronting Senate Estimates. Minister Payne has indicated she hasn't directed any changes be made to the pending White Paper. Premium

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The running of the Melbourne Cup always seems to signal the beginning of the end of the year. But no signs of anything slowing down in Defence circles. Premium

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Defence Minister Payne outlines changes for shipbuilding industry

Minister for Defence, Senator Marise Payne receives a royal salute during the Decommissioning of HMAS Sydney at Garden Island, Sydney. Credit: Defence
Defence Minister Senator Marise Payne has acknowledged that the Australian shipbuilding industry needs significant “reshaping and reform”. Premium

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Land 400 Phase 3 industry brief

Australian Light Armoured Vehicles in Al Muthanna Province, Iraq, during Operation Catalyst in 2005. Credit: Defence
In the wake of news that the Phase 3 of Land 400 Request for Information has been released, the program office hosted an industry briefing in Canberra on Friday last week.

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Welcome to the first Premium newsletter for 2016 – our Editor Katherine Ziesing and the ADM team look forward to another big year reporting the news in the Defence realm. Premium

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In the latest issue

ADM presents the biennial Pacific Special Edition with a Defence in the North feature.

Editor Katherine Ziesing, the HunterNet Defence conference highlights, maritime workforce planning

Deputy Editor-at-Large Nigel Pittaway writes on his experience at DST Partnerships Week, looks at the Romeo effect on RAN capability, and provides updates on the three Sea 5000 Future Frigate contenders,    

Online Editor Patrick Durrant reviews the Australasian Simulation Congress, and checks out what Air Affairs has been up to; he also looks at the impact additive materials are making on aircraft sustainment and details the work to get the most out of Navy's minehunter and hydrographic fleets

Senior Correspondent Julian Kerr writes on the new pride of the fleet HMAS Hobart, reviews the Cape Class program, and takes a look at Navy SATCOM terminal upgrades

Philip Smart looks at the transition from Collins to the Future Submarine with help from local Babcock CEO David Ruff, and profiles NORFORCE and defence industry in the North

Our From the Source interviewee for this edition is of course Chief of Navy VADM Tim Barrett. View the digital edition here

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