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

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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

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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

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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

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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 presents the biennial Pacific Special Edition with a Defence in the North feature.

Editor Katherine Ziesing, the HunterNet Defence conference highlights, maritime workforce planning

Deputy Editor-at-Large Nigel Pittaway writes on his experience at DST Partnerships Week, looks at the Romeo effect on RAN capability, and provides updates on the three Sea 5000 Future Frigate contenders,    

Online Editor Patrick Durrant reviews the Australasian Simulation Congress, and checks out what Air Affairs has been up to; he also looks at the impact additive materials are making on aircraft sustainment and details the work to get the most out of Navy's minehunter and hydrographic fleets

Senior Correspondent Julian Kerr writes on the new pride of the fleet HMAS Hobart, reviews the Cape Class program, and takes a look at Navy SATCOM terminal upgrades

Philip Smart looks at the transition from Collins to the Future Submarine with help from local Babcock CEO David Ruff, and profiles NORFORCE and defence industry in the North

Our From the Source interviewee for this edition is of course Chief of Navy VADM Tim Barrett. View the digital edition here

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