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

Sea 1000 CEP: not perfect but timely

HMAS Dechaineux alongside at Garden Island, Sydney. Credit: Defence

I’m going to go against the grain and posit that Defence needs less change in many ways; less leadership change, less change in dollars, and less change in proven processes. Premium

AGAP Pitches MRH90 Upgrades

An Australian Army MRH90 helicopter from Battlegroup Griffin takes off after picking up VIPs during Exercise Hamel 2015. Credit: Defence

In a presentation to the 1st Navy Aviation Symposium, part of the Pacific 2015 maritime exposition, in Sydney last week, Airbus Group Australia Pacific (AGAP) outlined a series of future capability upgrade proposals for the MRH 90 Taipan Multi-Role Helicopter. Premium

DST Group Launches PitchFest 2015

DST group chief Dr Alex Zelinsky launched the third round of Pitchfest at Pacific 2015 in Sydney. Credit: Defence

Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky launched the third round of the Defence Science and Technology Group’s ‘PitchFest’ concept during the Pacific 2015 maritime exposition in Sydney last week. Premium

US and Australia talk defence and security at AUSMIN 2015

State and Defense Secretaries Kerry and Carter shake hands with their Australian counterparts, Foreign Minister Bishop and Defence Minister Payne, before the Annual AUSMIN Meetings in Boston. Credit: US State Department

The Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop, Minister for Defence Marise Payne, US Secretary of State John Kerry, and US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter met on October 13 in Boston for the Australia-United States Ministerial (AUSMIN) consultations. Premium

Australian organisations exposed to 30 per cent increase in cyber threat

The industries most likely to receive targeted APT attacks in the APAC region are telecom, federal governments, education, high-tech and financial services.

The industries most likely to receive targeted APT attacks in the APAC region are telecom, federal governments, education, high-tech and financial services. Premium

New engineering scholarship in memory of naval icon

Rear Admiral Guy Holthouse was a keen promoter of young engineering talent within the RAN. Credit: Australian Naval Institute

Maritime Australia has announced the establishment of a $10,000 scholarship award for young naval engineers. Premium

Defence Week Premium 370 PDF version

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.370 of 15 Oct 2015 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium