F-35A cost down to under US$100 million

Lockheed Martin F-35 production line at Fort Worth in Texas. Both BAE Systems Australia and Northrop Grumman Australia are subcontractors on the F-35 program, providing in-roads to their respective supply chains. Credit: Lockheed Martin (Angel DelCueto)

The US Department of Defense and Lockheed Martin have reached an agreement in principle on reducing the cost of the next lot of F-35 Lightning II aircraft to below US$100 million.

Italian FREMM first impressions

The Marina Militare's FREMM frigate Carabiniere alongside in Adelaide with her SH90 displayed on the flight deck. Credit: ADM (Philip Smart)

ADM visited the Italian Navy’s FREMM Frigate, Carabiniere, while it was berthed in Adelaide this week as part of its four-city tour of Australia. Premium

Damen hosts industry briefings for OPVs

Damen's OPV 2600 design for Sea 1180. Credit: Damen

Damen Shipyards Group has concluded two Industry Briefings aimed at Australian companies active in the maritime and defence industries. Premium

Young stars of defence industry recognised

Alan Rankins, AIDN National President, Rachel Harch, Nova Systems, 2017 Winner AIDN Young Achiever Award, Kim Gillis, Deputy Secretary, CASG.
Credit: ADM (David Jones)

The 2017 Australian Industry & Defence Network (AIDN) National Young Achiever Awards were held during the organisation's annual dinner held in Canberra on February 7.

Accenture solution for Defence logistics

Codification is crucial for defence organisations to accurately identify, classify and number items of supply and to manage defence logistics.

Professional services company Accenture has helped Defence develop and deploy a new cloud-based NATO supply codification system Premium

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