The ADM are delighted to announce the participation of John O'Hare at the Northern Australia Defence Summit (15-16 October) in Darwin.
The full version of Defence Week Premium no.318 of 18 September 2014 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. more »
Although the ADF’s UAV operations in Afghanistan were officially completed at the end of June, upgrades are in the pipeline for Army’s 18 Shadow RQ-7B Shadow 200 Tactical UAVs (TUAVs) and options for palm-sized micro-UAVs to equip infantry combat teams are being assessed. Premium
Although IOC for the first of the RAN's two Canberra class Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) amphibious ships is scheduled for mid to late 2015, the capabilities these 27,800 tonne vessels will deliver to the ADF have yet to be widely appreciated. Premium
The Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defence will jointly fund a three-year five million dollar research program in to the mental wellbeing of contemporary service personnel and veterans.
Work on the first two aircraft to be modified under the validation and verification phase of the RAAF’s Hawk Mk.127 Lead In Fighter Capability Assurance (LIF CAP) program is now underway at Williamtown. Premium
The notion of acquiring new, enhanced non-lethal weapons, to provide deployed forces with greater options than through the use of lethal force, had its genesis in the 2009 Defence White Paper. And there it appears to have rested. Premium
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The September edition of ADM covers a wide range of topics relating to Land Forces. In this edition we examine the upgrade of vehicles and Land 40. Also we look at the Army beyond Beersheba, ration research and soldier survivability.
This month ADM speaks exclusively with Chief of Army LTGEN David Morrison in From the Source