Lockheed Martin Australia appoints new leadership

Lockheed Martin ANZ CEO Raydon Gates and CTO Dr. Keoki Jackson at the announcement of the establishment of the STELaR Lab. Credit: Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin made the announcement yesterday that serving local chief executive Raydon Gates is stepping down after six years in the job.

JSF's biggest customer declares F-35A IOC

Fifteen years after contract signature with Lockheed Martin, the USAF has declared Initial Operational Capability (IOC) for the F-35A. Premium

Saab, Aspen Medical, Philips and Marshall team for JP2060

Members of 1st Close Support Battalion unload supplies and equipment to establish a field hospital at Mourilyan harbour during the first stage of phase three of Exercise Sea Dawn 2014. Credit: Defence

With industry expecting a RfT for JP2060 Deployable Health capability sooner rather than later, the first consortium to break cover has been confirmed.

3-D printed parts flight tested by US Navy

An MV-22B Osprey equipped with a 3D printed titanium link and fitting inside an engine nacelle maintains a hover during a July 29 demonstration at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Maryland, US. Credit: US Navy

The US Naval Air Systems Command has successfully demonstrated the use of flight critical aircraft components built using additive manufacturing techniques. Premium

Dutch lead the way on NATO MRTT pool

A photomontage depicting a NATO A330 MRTT refuelling an F-35 Lightning II. Credit: ADS

Following a process facilitated by the European Defence Agency, The Netherlands will acquire the first of a pooled fleet of MRTT A330 aircraft for operation by NATO. Premium

MK45 gun contract award for BAE’s Type 26

A Mk 45 Mod 4 naval gun fires a 5 inch round. Credit: BAE Systems

BAE Systems in the US has received a $US245 million contract from the UK MoD to provide the gun system for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship. Premium

Land 400 program still seeking industry submissions

It's not too late to register interest for Land 400!

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