Laser weapon system installed on USS Ponce

The USN has installed a laser weapon prototype on board USS Ponce, its interim Afloat Forward Staging Base vessel stationed in Bahrain.

BAE Systems 6,000 training mission milestone

BAE Systems' NTP's Airborne Navigation Trainers have completed 6,000 successful training missions for the Australian Defence Force's SAW.

Letter to the Editor in response to 'Subs unlikely to be built down under' article

The recent Centenary of Submarines Conference in Fremantle was run by the SIA as part of Submarine Week commemorating the past hundred years of Australian submarines and looking forward to the next hundred. Premium
Three students at Dickson College in Canberra, Australia, were awarded scholarships by Northrop Grumman for their achievements in developing unmanned systems. Dickson College students, from left, are Noah Ingham, Amy Blunt and Jack Hubbard. Presenting the awards was Mary Petryszyn, vice president for International with Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems.

Northrop Grumman awards scholarships to aspiring engineers at Dickson College

Northrop Grumman Corporation awarded scholarships for UAV development and related technologies to three students from Dickson College in Canberra.

India invites bids for $2.4bn artillery contract

India has invited bids for a $2.4-billion artillery deal while deferring a decision on acquiring 106 Swiss Pilatus aircraft for fighter pilot training.

All about submarines

Just when you thought that the submarine debate was getting to be a little more technical and perhaps more about requirements than industry policy, the minister comes out with a line at a Senate inquiry that will be remembered for years to come. Premium

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The full version of Defence Week Premium no.328 of 27 November 2014 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here. more »

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    NT: Exercise Koolendong 2014 - Outback Assault | ADM October 2014

    Marine Rotational Force – Darwin (MRF-D) is the deployment of US Marines to Darwin, NT for a six-month rotational period each year, coinciding with the end and onset of the wet season at the Top End. Premium

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      NT: NT facilities get a good excerising | ADM October 2014

      As homeport to 10 of the RAN’s 14 Armidale class patrol boats, HMAS Coonawarra, adjoining Darwin Harbour and part of Larrakeyah Barracks, is a major part of the RAN’s involvement in Operations Resolute and Sovereign Border. Premium

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        Military Life: On your bike: Soldier On Cycling | ADM October 2014

        In August this year, Soldier On took a team of cyclists to France to take part in the Trois Etapes race. Premium

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          Sustainment: A tale of two helos | ADM October 2014

          The Army’s Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter and Taipan (MRH 90) Multi-Role Helicopter have now both been in service for several years, but both still face challenges, particularly with regard to sustainment. Premium

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            ADF Weapons: Is Defence interest in non-lethal weapons waning? | ADM July 2014

            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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