Abrams the heart of joint land war fighting: Chief of Army

Staring down the 120 millimetre barrel of an Abrams. Chief of Army considers the Main Battle Tank a Joint Fires Coordination Centre. Credit: Defence

Years of uncertainty surrounding the future of Army’s Abrams M1A1 main battle tanks have been dispelled by Chief of Army Lieutenant General Angus Campbell. Premium

AMG is more than an airline: DCAF

A Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) refuels a United States Air Force C-17A Globemaster III transport. Credit: Defence

Air Vice Marshal Warren McDonald spoke to members of the Sir Richard Williams Foundation this week about the evolution of Air Mobility Group (AMG) over the last two years. Premium

Defence Acquisition – an American perspective

The US DoD’s chief weapons buyer Frank Kendall shared his knowledge of acquisition reform at the ADM 2016 Congress. Credit: ADM David Jones

US Defense Undersecretary and chief weapons buyer Frank Kendall did his best to explain the intricacies of acquisition reform at ADM 2016 Congress last week. Premium

285 SQN’s Training Remediation at the vanguard of Plan Jericho

A simulation snapshot of a C130J during take-off from RAAF Base Richmond. In early 2013 the C-130J simulator was upgraded with Medallion-6000 Visual System and Common Database Architecture. Credit: CAE

No. 285 Squadron RAAF at Richmond has been working hard during the last eighteen months, leveraging cutting edge synthetic technologies to enhance the delivery of C-130J Super Hercules operational effects and the training behind it. Premium

Innovation Factory and Citizen Science promoting STEM

Raytheon Australia managing director Michael Ward (left) and Federal Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Christopher Pyne, present Playford International College student Kittatard Saisaard with his Raytheon Australia Innovation In STEM scholarship in Adelaide on Monday. Credit: Raytheon Australia

Australian science education received another shot in the arm with a Federal Minister, Raytheon and the nation’s science education organisation Questacon meeting in Adelaide. Premium

Bell and BAE Systems team for Tiger ARH Replacement

A USMC AH-1Z Viper lifts off from USS New Orleans. Credit: USN by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dominique Pineiro

Bell Helicopter and BAE Systems have signed an agreement for ongoing sustainment and support of Bell military helicopters, specifically the AH-1Z attack helicopter, in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. Premium

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A busy week in aviation with the largest expo in the region – the Singapore Airshow – causing the usual flurry of excitement among the avgeeks. Premium