Ex-RAN FFGs for Poland?

A decision on the future of the three remaining FFGs is expected before the end of 2017

Air Force’s ‘secret’ King Air deal

A RAAF No. 38 Squadron KA350 King Air sits on the tarmac at RMAF Base Butterworth, joined by a No.11 Squadron AP-3C Orion. Both were deployed for Exercise Bersama Lima 16. Credit: Defence

Despite several requests over a two week period, the only response has been a three-sentence statement.

SA issues warning on ‘imminent’ shipbuilding plan

The Minister said the Federal Government must be vigilant to ensure promises made my multinational companies to win shipbuilding work in Australia are honoured throughout the program. Credit: AWD Alliance

Concerns are emerging that local benefits are at risk of slipping away in all states.

Continuous improvement: the new black in defence contracting

Delegates at the SA Partners Building Defence Industry Productivity Conference. Credit: Defence SA

Continuous improvement and lean programs, once considered novelties, are now part of the everyday landscape of defence contracting.

Royal Navy talks up Type 26 Frigate

Commander UK Maritime Forces Rear Admiral Alex Burton. Credit: UK MOD

RADM Burton saw no problems with the company’s ability to deliver two versions of the ship within a similar timeframe.

Love in the air as students speed date defence Primes

NSW university students talk with defence industry representatives during the Defence Pitch@Parliament event on Tuesday 28th March at NSW Parliament. Credit: Michele Mossop

The Defence Pitch@Parliament brought together 14 defence companies with 150-odd masters and PhD students from seven NSW universities.

AWD Command Team Trainer delivered

HCCTT is a shore-based training and support system for the new Air Warfare Destroyers. Credit: Raytheon Australia

The Hobart Class Command Team Trainer is a shore-based training and support system for the new Air Warfare Destroyers. Premium

Bellinger Instruments celebrates 50 years

Two new Bellinger apprentices, Jessica Lockman and Laughlin Wells, cut the anniversary cake watched by CEO Bob Ferrari and head of engineering Andrew Gabb. Credit: Paul Robinson

Providing quality repair, maintenance, design and calibration services to defence and commercial industry since 1967, Sydney-based Bellinger Instruments celebrated 50 years of operations last Saturday.

WHO taps Aspen Medical for Mosul Field Hospital support

A US soldier administers first aid to a child outside a field hospital near Mosul in November 2016. Credit: Mstyslav Chernov [CC BY-SA 4.0 ] via Wikimedia Commons

Aspen Medical will initially be providing a team of over 80 personnel to the facility including emergency physicians, surgeons, anaesthetists, nurses, midwives, neonatal specialists, obstetricians and paramedics

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