defence Week 390-399

defence week 390

Aegis testing on AWD Hobart begins

ABCSO David Bolger conducts training with the Aegis Combat System onboard USS Kidd to prepare for the arrival of the new Hobart Class Air Warfare Destroyers to the Royal Australian Navy fleet. Credit: Defence
Lockheed Martin’s Integrated Test Team (ITT) has begun Aegis combat system integration and testing aboard the first AWD, NUSHIP Hobart. Premium

defence week 392

Defence Week Premium 392 PDF version

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.392 of 14 Apr 2016 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. Premium

defence week 394

Australian shipbuilding landscape: from famine to feast

The DCNS design for the Shortfin Barracuda has been selected for the Sea 1000 Future Submarine Program. Credit: DCNS
The last two weeks have been busy for the Australian shipbuilding industry. Premium

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Defence Week Premium 396 PDF Version

The full version of the Defence Week Premium can be downloaded here as a PDF. You can also access a separate PDF of the weekly tenders and a digital copy of the newsletter. Premium

defence week 398

Defence INSIGHT ERP gets political

Minister for Defence Senator Marise Payne. The Minister is inviting a host of top IT companies to dinner in early June. Credit: Defence
On Friday night last week, the Invitation to Register (ItR) for one of Defence’s largest IT programs Defence INSIGHT hit Austender. Premium

defence week 391

The submarine problem - deeper than meets the eye

It’s been said so often but never actually examined in great detail - the Future Submarine Program is strategic for Japan and Australia.

defence week 393

Shipbuilding announcements – the state of play

Austal has secured the contract to build 21 steel hulled Pacific Patrol Boat Replacements under Sea 3036. Credit: Austal
With the Government’s flurry of Sea program announcements on Monday there are the inevitable winners and losers but time is of the essence. Premium

defence week 395

Defence 2016 Budget: slow and steady

The budget this year offered little in the way of surprise for Defence.
If this Budget had to have a colour scheme it would be beige, the hallmark of the boring. Premium

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Adelaide anchor for Skynet online

The Australian facility extends an existing chain of teleports in France, Germany, Norway, the UK and the US, providing global coverage in both fixed and mobile satellite services. Credit: Airbus Defence and Space
After making a 67,000 kilometre journey last year, the Skynet 5A satellite from Airbus Defence and Space is in place over the Asia Pacific. Premium

defence week 399

Inaugural CIVSEC 2016 Conference

The inaugural CIVSEC 2016 opened with a high-level strategic summit titled “Protecting Our Communities Against Threat – Safety, Security and Sovereignty in the 21st Century”. Credit: ADM Nigel Pittaway
The inaugural Civil Security (CIVSEC) conference was held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on May 31 and June 1

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latest issue

In the latest issue

ADM covers Sea power.

Editor Katherine Ziesing questions the whereabouts of the national shipbuilding plan, and writes on the passing of Sea Acceptance Trials by NUSHIP Hobart and Ultra Electronics and Sea 5000. 

Deputy Editor-at-Large Nigel Pittaway covers Airborne Gateway trials for King Airs, the contenders for both the armed MUAS requirement and the Special Purpose Aircraft replacements, the potential of the Swordfish MPA for the RNZAF and the definition of future naval UAS capability.

Senior Correspondent Julian Kerr provides a wrap on Air Mobility Group's presence at Avalon, and reports on the competition for the ARH replacement, CAE's KC-30A simulators, and the Sea 1000 Future Submarine program and its industry engagement.  

Patrick Durrant reviews fast jets and weapons at Avalon and gives an update on the Sea 5000 Future Frigate program in the lead up to RFT issue.

Philip Smart puts the SME Spotlight on Cairns-based shipbuilder and sustainer Norship Marine and new Lockheed Martin Australia boss Vince di Pietro is our From the Source interviewee.

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