RAN MH-60R in Owego Acoustics Bay. [Photo:Lockheed Martin]

Lockheed Martin delivers MH-60R EWSS to RAN

Lockheed Martin Australia has confirmed delivery of its MH-60R electronic warfare support system to the Royal Australian Navy.

Challenger Institute’s 2013 VET in Schools Student of the Year Award winner Luke Norman.

Defence industry career beckons for award winner

Golden Bay student Luke Norman has been awarded the Challenger Institutes of Technology Vocational Education and Training in schools Student of the Year Award.
Australian Air Force Cadets prepare a glider for a flight.

Opening of National Aviation Centre for Cadets

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence Darren Chester has officially opened the Australian Air Force Cadets National Aviation Centre at Bathurst.

Micreo achieves AS9100C certification

Micreo Limited, designer and manufacturer of RF subsystems for global defence and aerospace applications, announced the successful completion of AS9100 Rev C certification in April. Premium
SMV24 Handover L-R Jim Hey, James Fisher, Nick Ames, Supacat.

James Fisher buys Supacat Multi-Purpose Vessel

James Fisher Marine Services has confirmed that it is the first customer for a Supacat Multi-purpose Vessel 24.

Johnston: focus is not on numbers but on the capability

Defence Minister David Johnston has confirmed the government's desire, but not its firm decision, to assemble the Collins class replacement in South Australia, while skirting any discussion on submarine numbers and stressing Defence's interest in Japanese technology. Premium

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    Defence Business: Army training - From Afghanistan to the sea | ADM February 2014

    With the ADF’s combat role in Afghanistan at an end and Army’s force preparation now focused on contingencies rather than current operations, fresh emphasis has been placed on the development of amphibious capability. Premium

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      Pacific: RAN ships: Build it and they will come | ADM October 2013

      Over the coming two decades, Navy and the DMO have an impressive shipbuilding task ahead of them. At a glance the list is patrol boats, Future Frigates, oilers and replenishment, landing craft, submarines and a possible OCV type vessel. Works for each of these programs are at different stages but there is still much to be done on all fronts. Premium

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        Air: Sustained Lightning - New Air Combat Capability project focuses beyond acquisition | ADM February 2014

        Last year was an important year for the international Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program as it continued to reduce risk and meet both internal and external challenges. Premium

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          EW: Defence seeks counter-GBAD trainer for aircrew | ADM May 2013

          Under JP 3021’s first phase Defence plans to acquire a mobile threat emitter system to provide aircrew with EW training and mission rehearsal exercises against ground-based air defence (GBAD) systems. So far Australian aircrew have had to rely on the use of overseas EW ranges on an ad-hoc basis during Red Flag and similar exercises. Premium

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