Upgrade to maintain Wedgetail's capability edge

A RAAF E-7A Wedgetail at the recent Avalon International Airshow. Credit: ADM Nigel Pittaway

Boeing is on track to deliver the first release of upgrades to all six aircraft in early 2018, with the first aircraft completing flight testing two months ahead of the schedule.

Countdown to Adelaide space congress

Credit: IAF

Adelaide will become the centre of the world’s space industry for four days in September.

Upgraded Hawks get back to work

Once modified, all 33 aircraft will be almost identical to the Hawk 128 T2 Advanced Jet Trainer. Credit: BAE Systems PLC

The Initial Operating Capability (IOC) for the Lead-In Fighter Capability Assurance Program (LIFCAP) was recognised at a ceremony at RAAF Base Williamtown yesterday.

Foreign language translation software for US Army

Australian Army soldier Akran Saleh (right) acts as an Arabic translator between Major Timothy Fricker (left) and an Iraqi Army officer at the Junior Leaders Course graduation ceremony at Taji Military Complex, Iraq. Credit: Defence

It’s worth considering the implications of developing a speech-to-speech machine translation (S2SMT) capability in the ADF.

F-35 ALIS support centre opened

Minister Pyne opens the OBISC facility at RAAF Williamtown accompanied by head JSF Division AVM Leigh Gordon and CAF AIRMSHL Leo Davies. Credit: Defence_CASG via Twitter

The OBISC will be home to the imminent risk mitigation activities that have been planned to test ALIS and its integration into the Defence information environment.

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