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.

Land 400 Phase 2 rethink costs time and money for all

News last week that the Risk Mitigation Activity for Phase 2 of Land 400 will be re-examined is a mixed blessing.

Israel integrates indigenous C4 systems into F-35I ‘Adir’

RAAF F-35A A35-002 seen near Luke Air Force Base with US F-35s. The IAI system could be integrated into Australian F-35s if there was interest. Credit: Defence

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is now moving to production of the Command, Control, Communications and Computing (C4) systems developed for the F-35I ‘Adir’. Premium

New C-130J Fuselage Trainer for 285 Squadron

Warrant Officer Stephen Skudder, a Loadmaster Instructor from No. 285 Squadron (285SQN), observes the loading of a C-130J Super Hercules. The present C-130H cargo compartment trainer at 285SQN will form the basis for the new J model trainer. Credit: Defence

CAE has been awarded a contract from CASG to develop a C-130J Fuselage Cargo Compartment Trainer for the RAAF. Premium

BAE Systems to continue aviation warfare training support

The NTP’s Airborne Navigation Trainer aboard a RAAF B300 King Air Aircraft. Credit: BAE Systems Australia.

BAE Systems Australia has secured a two-year contract extension that will see the company continue to provide through life support of the Navigation Trainer Project.

L-3 to open Navy support facility in Melbourne

Credit: Defence

L-3 Australia has announced its plans to open a new Design, Engineering and Support facility in South Wharf, Melbourne. Premium

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