Both the Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) and the Defence Innovation Hub were respectively opened and launched on December 5.
A Government concession forced by SA Senator Nick Xenophon on Commonwealth procurement rules will give local industry an advantage in bidding for a share of the $60 billion of annual procurement. more »
Since reporting extensively on Land 19 Phase 7 in the March edition of ADM, there is a new factor to consider: Air 6500. Phases 1 and 2 of this RAAF-led program will replace Vigilare and shape the long-range element of air defence for the wider ADF, while Land 19 Phase 7B from Army will look at the short and medium ranges.
With pilot production getting underway later this year at Thales Australia’s Bendigo facility, Army’s Hawkei light protected mobility vehicle (PMV) will soon gain a higher profile.
Innovation-hungry YTEK is a respected Australian engineering firm developing and providing complex technologies, including advanced simulation and training software for Defence.
Kim Gillis is the unique position of having spent the last decade of his career in the Defence community as a senior leader in both the old Defence Materiel Organisation and then with the Australian arm of a large US prime. ADM Editor Katherine Ziesing spoke with him about what the new CAS Group means for Defence and how he plans to change the culture of the Defence acquisition and sustainment businesses.
Electro Optic Systems has commenced commercial sales of its new 30 mm weapon systems aimed at the emerging market for increasing the firepower of armored infantry fighting vehicles.
When Defence and defence industry meet at the negotiating table the playing field hasn’t always been a level one. ADM spoke with those working to improve the negotiated value of outcomes on Defence projects – for both sides of the table.
ADM’s annual C4ISR edition is always a learning opportunity for the editorial team, given the highly technical nature of the space and the constant evolution of this technology. more »
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ADM covers C4ISR and we celebrate the RNZN's 75th Anniversary with a special feature.
Editor Katherine Ziesing looks at SATCOMs and Passive radar.
Deputy Editor-at-Large Nigel Pittaway visited TAE to report on improved Abrams engine overhaul times; he also writes on our recent Defence Estate and Base Services Summit, JP 2072, and the latest RNZN rotary capability.
Senior Correspondent Julian Kerr gives us an update on the RNZN surface fleet.
Guest writer Roy Choo gives us an insight into the Singapore link while Patrick Durrant covers Thales joining the AMGC as its first Tier 1 member and the latest news regarding Tactical Data Links.
Bohemia Interactive Simulations is in Philip Smart's SME Spotlight and CASG boss and ADF chief buyer Kim Gillis features in From the Source.
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