01 Jun 2017
Boeing project director Lee Davis confirmed that the design phase had been completed, with formal testing underway and a field test for Army being planned for August this year.
The capital funding includes money for improving defence camps and bases throughout the country, including facility upgrades in Auckland, Manawatu and Canterbury.
The report touches on a number of facets connected to Defence Industry employment such as median wages, growth hotspots, desired job titles and programs to watch.
The aircraft flew between 25,000 and 35,000 feet for the duration of the mission and landed 48.2 hours later.
The worldwide migration of government, defence and commerce to digital connectivity was fuelling exponential growth in cybersecurity, highlighting a shallow talent pool.
A week earlier, Drake scooped top-prize in the Cyber & Security category of the prestigious Tel Aviv University's (TAU) Innovation Challenge.
Australia-US cooperation and collaboration in the Pacific and South East Asia will also be a key focus.
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