Captain of industry alarmed by negative sub commentary

The ad placed by Dick Smith and other wealthy businessmen in The Australian. Credit: ABC

The CEO of one of Australia's largest defence primes has responded to negative commentary regarding the Sea 1000 Future submarine program after a full-page ad appeared in The Australian last week.

A meeting of minds – Defence Estate and Base Services Summit

There was a record turnout for this year's summit. Credit: ADM (David Jones)

The event this year was the biggest ever, with over 250 people attending the one-day event.

Defence engineers strike: project oversight concerns

Professionals Australia is concerned about what it sees as insufficient Commonwealth oversight on major complex Defence projects.

Senior technical and engineering public servants working within the Naval Technical Bureau and CASG have gone on strike for one week.

HunterNet conference confirms NSW strong Defence community

Artists impression of new facilities at RAAF Base Williamtown for the F-35A. Credit: Coffey

Hunternet, a Defence advocacy group for Defence companies in and around the Hunter region of NSW, held its conference this week in Newcastle.

ADF Helicopters to benefit from NIFTI technology

A NIFTY sensor installed on a PC-A's vertical stabiliser. Credit: Defence

NIFTI is a series of battery-powered wireless sensors temporarily attached to an aircraft’s external surface by adhesive. Premium

Saab's interactive holograms to be showcased

An example of the interactive holographic technology to be featured at the forthcoming Australasian Simulation Congress. Credit: Saab Australia

Saab will demonstrate sophisticated mixed reality applications, including battlespace visualisation, using interactive holograms at the Australasian Simulation Congress. Premium

China’s cyber power: more cooperative, than spoiler

The collaborative aspects of the exercise of cyber power by China are likely to outweigh its spoiler effects, according to Professor Greg Austin.

The collaborative aspects of the exercise of cyber power by China are likely to outweigh its spoiler effects, according to Professor Greg Austin Premium

USAF long-range strike bomber dubbed B-21 Raider.

The next generation long-range strategic bomber for the USAF has been officially named. Credit: USAF

The USAF Secretary Deborah Lee James has announced the results of the naming contest for the new bomber, with the name recognising the heroic action of the Doolittle Raiders during WWII. Premium

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