A subsidiary of Serco Australia has been awarded a $1.9 billion contract by the Commonwealth to design, build operate and maintain a new research and supply icebreaker vessel for the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD).
The last two weeks have been busy for the Australian shipbuilding industry. more »
Should Canada withdraw from the nine-nation F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program, the additional cost to Australia of its JSF purchases will be about $USD1 million per airframe, according to Air Vice Marshal Chris Deeble.
In the case of the Patria AMV35 contesting Project Land 400 Phase 2 there is a discernable difference – it mounts a larger, more powerful gun than its three competitors.
With the RAN on the cusp of recapitalising its fleet at a greater tempo than at any time since WWII, major maritime capability programs are inevitably focusing on naval shipbuilding.
Rheinmetall has been in Australia in some way, shape or form for the better part of 40 years now. Managing Director Andrew Fletcher took up his role early last year and speaks to ADM Editor Katherine Ziesing about how the company is looking to answer the next generation of commercial challenges.
ADM attended EPE's 2016 Roadshow at the Sydney International Shooting Centre on Thursday 28 April where a wide array of CBRN, unmanned, ECM, force protection and ISR equipment was displayed.
With the advent of the Australian Defence Force’s combined Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS), procured under Air 9000 Phase 7, military primary helicopter training in Australia could almost be said to be going “back to the future”. more »
Chief of Army LTGEN Angus Campbell made an interesting point at the ADM Congress when he questioned the conversation around the acquisition of platforms for Army. more »
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ADM presents the annual Sea Power issue.
Editor Katherine Ziesing questions whether Sea 5000 (Future frigates) will see a CEP this year and takes a closer look at the French FREMM offering for the program.
Senior Correspondent Julian Kerr weighs up the BAE Systems Type 26 GCS frigate and the German Blohm & Voss MEKO A-400RAN based on the F125.
Deputy Editor at Large Nigel Pittaway analyses the FREMM's Italian cousin, and writes on Navy's evolution to a more self reliant engineering capability.
Philip Smart looks at the ever increasing use of labs to cut combat systems integration costs and marine simulation provider Pivot Marine is under the SME Spotlight this month.
Lockheed Martin Australia CEO Raydon Gates gives his views on the Defence White Paper and associated documents in From the Source, as well as the challenges currently faced by his company.
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