16 Mar 2017
The Integrated Investment Plan was released in conjunction with the Defence White Paper a year ago.
Fast-jet “Red Air” adversary training for the ADF will be delivered under a two-year trial starting later this year.
The Evader system has been under development for 10 years and a demonstration for Defence is planned for 2018, Grollo told ADM.
The agreement will enable SureFire to provide a pathway for development and to integrate solutions to better tailor specific or unique Australian agency or military requirements for large programs.
Upgrading only nine of 18 CPTs foreshadows the gradual wind-down of the ADF’s 250 ASLAVs.
The early delivery of the trainer would allow sailors to be properly prepared when the upgraded RNZN ANZACs return from Canada.
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