defence week 460-469

defence week 460

ASC2017 keeping it real

Some of the action at ASC2017. Credit: ADM Patrick Durrant
This year's event featured an inaugural SimYouth program to introduce high school students with an interest in STEM to the rapidly developing field of simulation.

defence week 462

Frigate contenders warned off ASC/Austal build option

Both Austal and ASC CEOs told the committee that meaningful engagement with the contenders had ended after the RfT’s release on 31 March.

defence week 461

$360m Romeo upgrades to stay in sync with US

The RAN received the last MH-60R Romeo Seahawk in September 2016; one of the 24 delivered is seen here testing the new Airborne Low Frequency Sensor (ALFS) system or dipping sonar. Credit: Defence
Australia has been approved by the US State Department for a $360 million upgrade program for the 24 recently delivered MH-60R Seahawk ‘Romeo’ helicopters nearing full operational capability with the RAN.

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ADM presents the biennial Pacific Special Edition with a Defence in the North feature.

Editor Katherine Ziesing, the HunterNet Defence conference highlights, maritime workforce planning

Deputy Editor-at-Large Nigel Pittaway writes on his experience at DST Partnerships Week, looks at the Romeo effect on RAN capability, and provides updates on the three Sea 5000 Future Frigate contenders,    

Online Editor Patrick Durrant reviews the Australasian Simulation Congress, and checks out what Air Affairs has been up to; he also looks at the impact additive materials are making on aircraft sustainment and details the work to get the most out of Navy's minehunter and hydrographic fleets

Senior Correspondent Julian Kerr writes on the new pride of the fleet HMAS Hobart, reviews the Cape Class program, and takes a look at Navy SATCOM terminal upgrades

Philip Smart looks at the transition from Collins to the Future Submarine with help from local Babcock CEO David Ruff, and profiles NORFORCE and defence industry in the North

Our From the Source interviewee for this edition is of course Chief of Navy VADM Tim Barrett. View the digital edition here

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