18 Aug 2016
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Saab has signed a contract to upgrade the Army’s RBS 70 ground-based air defence weapon system and Giraffe AMB radar.
Exercise Pitch Black 2016, the largest air power exercise held in Australia and the RAAF’s largest training activity this year, will draw to a close on Friday.
The first RAAF Lockheed C-130J-30 Hercules to be upgraded with a Link 16 Tactical Data Link (TDL) system began operational test and evaluation in Darwin late last week.
A recent $255,000 contract for Project Definition Study for Replacement Program with Execujet Australia and another for Skytraders sees CASG taking an active interest in the replacement of the VIP fleet one can assume.
The Australian Business Defence Industry Unit hosted a range of Defence and Defence Industry leadership last week
Meggitt Training Systems has been awarded an $US18 million contract from CASG
The US Navy has tested and deployed the AeroVironment RQ-20B Puma small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) aboard a Flight I Guided Missile Destroyer (DDG Class).
Two equipment modifications designed to make the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter’s ejection seat safe for use by lightweight pilots will wrap up testing by the second week of September
A group of senior defence officers from Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore visited the NT to observe Exercise Koolendong 2016
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