SA won't rest on shipbuilding laurels

SA Minister for Defence Industry Martin Hamilton-Smith (L) arrives aboard the Italian Navy ASW FREMM frigate ALPINO courtesy of a Navy NH-90 NFH helicopter. Credit: Kevin Naughton

SA Defence Industry Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith recently led a SA delegation to Europe alongside Premier Jay Weatherill.

Huntington Ingalls opens Australian office

The future USS Gerald R. Ford prior to fitting out. Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News division is building the new Gerald Ford class aircraft carriers. Credit: HII

US military shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries will open an office in Barton, Canberra Premium

Defence in the North summit highlights

Recently elected NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner gave the welcoming address at ADM’s Northern Australia Defence Summit. Credit: ADM (David Jones)

It was clear from the wide range of presentations at ADM’s summit that Defence in the North is more than just training ranges and US Marines.

Time to engage on Future Frigates, OPVs

A dockyard welder working on the hull of an AWD being built at the ASC yard in Osborne SA. Credit: Defence

The three design companies competing to provide Australia’s Future Frigates under Sea 5000 will reach out to Australian industry in the next few months. Premium

Mesmer's counter-UAS capability on show

Department 13 CEO Jonathan Hunter (L) and technical lead Brian Halfpap at the demonstration held in Sydney on November 2. Credit: ADM (Patrick Durrant)

A new counter-Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) capability set to enter the market early next year is being demonstrated across Australia

ASC releases annual report: $26.6 million profit

Senator Marise Payne Minister for Defence and Matt Williams member for Hindmarsh survey the maintenance progress of HMAS Collins in the Submarine Full Cycle Docking Production Hall. Credit: Defence

ASC’s annual report has been released with the company of 2,500 employees releasing a profit of $26.6 million. Premium

Austal a finalist in Australian Export Awards

Launch of the 70 metre Large Crew Transfer Vessel constructed by Austal for Caspian Marine Services of Azerbaijan in June 2016. Credit: Austal

Austal’s strong export success has been recognised by the Export Council of Australia with the awarding of two WA Industry and Export Awards. Premium

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