ADM2016 Congress highlights

The Minister for Defence Senator Marise Payne (L) with ADM Editor Katherine Ziesing. Credit: ADM David Jones

Over 400 delegates at the ADM2016 Congress in Canberra this week heard a range of speakers set the tone for the year ahead.

MINDEF hears industry message – vows to address relationship

The Minister with ADM Publisher Judy Hinz. Credit: ADM David Jones

In her inaugural address, Defence Minister Marise Payne pledged to reform the relationship between Defence and industry. Premium

Some candid remarks on shipbuilding

The panel featured (L-R) Mark Lamarre, Glynn Philips, Dr John White, Andrew Bellamy, Greg Hodge and Francisco Barón. Credit: ADM David Jones

One of the big crowd pleasers of the ADM 2016 Congress was the disarmingly frank and largely positive panel discussion on the future of naval shipbuilding in Australia.

Japan bows to local build as skills fears quashed

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, which forms part of the Japanese team seeking to build Australia’s Future Submarine under Sea 1000, has committed to building its Soryu-derived design in Australia. Premium

AWD Engineer wins National Young Achiever Award

DepSec CASG Kim Gillis hands the award to AWD engineer Brodie Ryan. Credit: ADM David Jones

Raytheon Australia employee, Brodie Ryan, has been announced as the 2015 Australian Industry & Defence Network (AIDN) National Young Achiever in an awards ceremony.

Australian Maritime College to build world-class AUV research facility

Artist’s impression of the AUV facility. Credit: Artas Architects

Building plans for a new $750,000 facility set to position Tasmania as a world leader in underwater robotic technologies were revealed on Wednesday. Premium

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Welcome to our first newsletter hot on the heels of another successful ADM2016 Congress! We squeezed a lot into an action-packed day but the general consensus from the feedback received is that it was a very worthwhile experience. Premium