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

Joint Fires at Predator's Gallop

An Australian Army soldier from 8th/12th Regiment, RAA, uses a new digital terminal control system to coordinate aircraft during Exercise Predator's Gallop in Cultana training area, SA, on 22 March 2016. Credit: Defence

ADM spoke with 102nd Battery Commander Major Andrew McDonell from the 8th/12th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery about Exercise Predator's Gallop. Premium

Japanese Self Defense Force recognises ADF personnel

LTCOL Brownlie was one of the recipients of a JSDF certificate of commendation for his work with Japanese troops in South Sudan in 2012. Credit: Defence

The Japanese ambassador to Australia recognised three ADF members for their efforts in working with the JSDF in South Sudan as part of a wider United Nations mission. Premium

US Navy radar upgraded for periscope detection

The periscope of HMAS Farncomb, on the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) off Hawaii, moments after a successful Sink Exercise (SINKEX) at RIMPAC 2012. Credit: Defence

The AN/SPQ-9B radar (slated for the Air Warfare Destroyer) has concluded tests proving its upgraded Periscope Detection and Discrimination capability. Premium

UK approved for P-8A

The P-8 Poseidon. The UK MoD still bears the deep scars left in the wake of the Nimrod MRA4 disaster. Credit: Boeing

The US State Department has approved the UK’s acquisition of nine P-8A Poseidons in a deal estimated to be worth $US3.2 billion. Premium

Siemens touts Digital Shipbuilding Centre of Excellence

CEO Chuck Grindstaff speaking at the event in Tonsley, Adelaide. Credit: Siemens ANZ

The CEO of Siemens PLM Software has flagged a multi-million dollar software in-kind grant should Germany be selected to build Australia’s next fleet of submarines.

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