Navantia to talk Sea 5000 with industry

Rendition of Navantia’s design for Project Sea 5000 Future Frigate. Credit: Navantia

Navantia Australia is seeking to engage with partners from Australian industry as part of the company’s work on Australia’s Future Frigates.

Protoype ammunition carrier contracts signed

Unit Load Ammuniton Carriers developed by Century for Land 17 Phase 1C.

Both BAE Systems Australia and Sea Box International have committed to undertaking the design and engineering prototype work under the contract in Australia.

CIOG releases ICT services panel tender

The ICTPA will replace the $340 million AMSPA, which left the bulk of systems integration work with five major IT suppliers (shown here at the signing) since its 
establishment in 2011. credit: Defence

The Department of Defence has released a Request for Tender to establish an Information Communication and Technology Provider Arrangement (ICTPA).

NIOA signs Colt small arms manufacturing deal

Robert Nioa (L) shakes hands with Colt senior vice president (Govt and military programs) Kenneth Juergens. Credit: NIOA

NIOA will manufacture Colt small arms in Australia. Premium

RAAF leads C² at Red Flag

A flight of three USAF F-22A Raptors return to Nellis Air Force Base following a mission during Exercise Red Flag 17-1. Credit: Defence

RAAF personnel will train alongside counterparts from US and UK and take a lead command and control role. Premium

James Webb Space Telescope milestone

The JWST is being readied for launch in October 2018. Credit: Northrop Grumman

Raytheon announced on January 25 that it has completed factory acceptance testing of the flight operations system for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). Premium

Defence positions Lintek for growth

Supported by Commonwealth Priority Industry Capability(PIC) funding, in 2013 Lintek accquired a Hitachi Laser centre. Laser drilling of micro via holes enables via in pad technology and levels of miniturisation not previously available as an onshore capability.

BAE Systems Australia has supported Lintek to develop an Australian prototype to improve the capability of the Jindalee Over the horizon Radar Network (JORN) systems.

Israel, US complete David’s Sling test

David's Sling is considered the world's most revolutionary innovation in the family of interceptor systems. Credit: State of Israel Public Affairs Bureau

A missile defence system forming a central part of Israel’s multi-tiered anti-missile array has completed another test series. Premium

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