Sea 1000 down to two? Unlikely.

Reports indicating the bid pitched by TKMS for the Sea 1000 Future Submarine program was no longer in contention need to be treated with some scepticism.

Excalibur munition for AWD Mk 45 gun?

GPS-Guided Excalibur Munitions projectile test firing at the RAAF Woomera Test Range. Credit: Defence

A Defence spokesperson has confirmed the Department has a watching interest in the development of the Raytheon Excalibur N5 munition

First KC-46A In-Flight Refuelling

Boeing and US Air Force crews complete the KC-46A Pegasus tanker’s first refueling flight, offloading 1,600 pounds of fuel to an F-16 fighter. Credit: Paul Weatherman, Boeing

Boeing and the USAF have announced they have successfully completed the first KC-46A Pegasus in-flight refueling in the skies above Washington State. Premium

Science a significant contributor to Australian economy

Credit: Office of the Chief Scientist

More than a quarter of Australia’s economy, and 10 per cent of its total employment exist due to scientific advances made over the past 20 to 30 years. Premium

Defence and cyber security: An SME’s perspective

Cogito Group founder and CEO Richard Brown. Credit: Cogito Group

ADM spoke with CEO Richard Brown on his hopes for the forthcoming White Paper and Defence’s current approach in a realm of constantly evolving threats.

Lockheed IS&GS to join with Leidos

Credit: Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin has agreed to separate and combine its realigned Information Systems & Global Solutions business segment with Leidos Holdings.

Rheinmetall consolidates with new Vehicle Systems division

The new division head Ben Hudson becomes the second Australian to join the Rheinmetall executive board. Credit: Rheinmetall

Rheinmetall AG has decided to consolidate its Defence unit’s extensive military vehicle activities in a new division called “Vehicle Systems”.

ASMD update after two million hours achieved

HMAS Parramatta on blocks in the Henderson dockyard in April 2015. Partially painted HMAS Ballarat (expected to rejoin the fleet this year) can be seen in the background. Credit: Defence

BAE Systems' Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) program has notched up an impressive two million hours. Premium

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Reports indicating the bid pitched by TKMS for the Sea 1000 Future Submarine program was no longer in contention need to be treated with some scepticism. Premium