Defence Week Premium 379 PDF Version

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

RAAF to acquire G550s for ISREW mission

The Israeli Air Force operates G550 SEMAs (Special Electronic Missions Aircraft). Credit: Gulfstream

ADM understands that the two Gulfstream G550s are being acquired under Project Air 555. Premium

AMSA prepares to change the guard with Challenger

The first of Cobham Aviation Services’ four CL-604 Challenger aircraft, destined for service under the $640 million Australian Maritime Safety Authority search and rescue contract, about to enter the Adelaide integration facility after ferrying from Canada on December 30. Credit: Cobham Aviation Services

Cobham will own, operate and maintain all four aircraft for AMSA on a 12-year $640 million search and rescue contract. Premium

You ring - we bring: the military potential of unmanned cargo systems

A US Marine leads the Legged Squad Support System (LS3) through an open field at Kahuku Training Area during RIMPAC 2014. Credit: USMC SGT Sarah Dietz via DVIDS

Recently the US Marine Corps decided to indefinitely shelve a project it had been working on to help its jarheads with some of the ‘dull’ work Premium

USN Certifies Latest Capabilities of Aegis Combat System

The BMD capabilities of Baseline 9.C1 are also present in Aegis Ashore. Credit: Lockheed Martin

The US Navy (USN) and Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has certified Baseline 9.C1 for the US destroyer fleet. Premium

Wildside ride for veterans

Credit: Matthew Connors

Wildside is a biennial four-day mountain bike race that takes cyclists along 200 km of tracks in the rugged mountains and remote coastline of Western Tasmania. Premium

Reducing noise key to ensuring stealthy ships

Leading edge and tip vortex cavitation about a high- speed propeller. Credit: UTAS (AMC)

The objective of the research is to understand how to make ships and submarines as quiet, and therefore undetectable, as possible. Premium