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

Norwegian submarine program similar to Australia

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The Ula class submarine will retire in the 2020s.

The Norwegian Ministry of Defence has announced that both DCNS of France and TKMS of Germany will take part in helping the nation replace their six Ula-class submarines. Premium

Armidale sustainment tender released

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Armidale Class Patrol Boat HMAS Wollongong in formation with Indonesian Naval vessels, KRI Samapri and KRI Layang, before entering Darwin Harbour on conclusion of Exercise Cassowary.

Sustainment of the 13 Armidale class patrol boats for the next five years plus rolling extensions is up for grabs.

Navy raises the bar on synthetic training

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Leading Seaman Maritime Technician Nathan Cook briefs Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett and the Hon Matt Thistlethwaite MP, Member for Kingsford Smith, NSW inside The Navy Training Systems Centre - Randwick.

The newly-opened Navy Training Systems Centre (NTSC) at Randwick Barracks in Sydney is a purpose built, multi-training facility that delivers a new level of synthetic training to the Navy’s marine and electronic technical sailors. Premium

C-17 in Antarctica on rescue mission

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Royal Australian Air Force C-17 Antarctic flights went beyond the test phase and became the Real Thing in March, when a Globemaster III retrieved personnel and equipment stranded by damage to a supply ship. Premium

Theon Sensors sees Australia as springboard into Asia

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Cadet James Stefanovich from 70 Army Cadet Unit, Northern Territory sets up and tests his Ninox Night Fighting Equipment before commencing the Chief of Army's Cadet Team Challenge at Holsworthy Barracks.

Through its relationship with Australian-based SME Aquaterro, Theon Sensors sees great potential for business in the wider Asia-Pacific market. Premium

Northrop Grumman and HTC team for mobile security

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Northrop Grumman M5 Network Security, an Australian subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation has announced an agreement with HTC Corporation. Premium

AWDs on track in 2016

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Hobart is still at ASC undergoing her electronics fitout before sea trails at the end of 2016.

With the opening of the Navy’s new Training System Centre in Randwick last week, Navy is moving ahead with training efforts for both the Canberra class LHDs and Hobart class AWDs. Premium

Fincantieri looks to Australia for shipbuilding opportunities

The Italian Navy’s FREMM Frigate Carabiniere is the fourth of 10 vessels in the class. Credit: Fincantieri

An Australian delegation was among many visitors to inspect the Italian FREMM Frigate