Assessing the industrial capabilities of Defence Industry

RUAG Australia recently won a CTD grant for an innovative laser cladding technology. Credit: RUAG Australia

Central to the DICP is the concept of Sovereign Industrial Capabilities which will be developed through focused research, analysis and consultation, across Defence and defence industry.

US approves EW range system for Growler

The EA-18G Growler’s Mobile Threat Training Emitter System (MTTES) will be integrated at Delamere Air Weapons Range in the NT. Credit: Defence

The US State Department has approved a US$115 million Foreign Military Sale to Australia for an EA-18G Growler Electronic Warfare Range System and related support, equipment, and training. Premium

Dutch impressed with Ultra Electronics LFAP Sonar

Ultra Electronics LFAPS being deployed by HMNS Van Amstel. Credit: @GeneraalVerkerk via Twitter

The Royal Netherlands Navy has been conducting an operational evaluation of the Ultra Electronics Low Frequency Active Passive Sonar (LFAPS) and initial impressions have proven extremely favourable.

SAAB briefs on deployable health project

Australian Army and New Zealand Army medical personnel inside the field hospital during the Exercise HOSPEX training activity at Gallipoli Barracks in Enoggera, Brisbane. Credit: Defence

Saab Australia has been conducting briefings around the country on the JP2060 Phase 3 Deployable Health Capability, for which it is competing as prime tenderer.

Lockheed Martin fosters Australian smarts via global partnerships

Former Chief of Navy and Lockheed Martin Australia Board member Chris Ritchie delivered the keynote address at the symposium. Credit: Lockheed Martin Australia

A revolutionary way to harness and use energy and more reliable telecommunications networks are two of the exciting Australian innovations being advanced by Lockheed Martin through its global partnerships. Premium

Ken Shaw on talent for new Defence programs

Boeing Defence Australia MD Ken Shaw gave the keynote at DiB’s recent event on ‘Talent for New and Exciting Defence Programs’. Credit: ADM (David Jones)

VP and MD of Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) Ken Shaw spoke to over sixty defence industry attendees at the December Defence-in-Business (DiB) meeting.

Canada opts for Airbus C295 in SAR role

Credit: Airbus Group SE

Canada is set to pick the Airbus C295 as its fixed wing search and rescue (SAR) aircraft. Premium

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