• Lockheed Martin's Freedom class LCS. Lockheed Martin
    Lockheed Martin's Freedom class LCS. Lockheed Martin
  • Secretary for Defense James Mattis, Defence Minister Tomodi Inada, and Minister for Defence Marise Payne.
Marise Payne via Twitter
    Secretary for Defense James Mattis, Defence Minister Tomodi Inada, and Minister for Defence Marise Payne. Marise Payne via Twitter
  • Mattis’ statements suggest the US wants to see more military and industrial cooperation between Australia and Japan.
Marise Payne via Twitter
    Mattis’ statements suggest the US wants to see more military and industrial cooperation between Australia and Japan. Marise Payne via Twitter
  • The report singled out Austal’s Independence-class ships for being unable to reach 40-50 knots. 
US Navy
    The report singled out Austal’s Independence-class ships for being unable to reach 40-50 knots. US Navy
  • The US Navy is reported to ‘routinely accept delivery of ships with large numbers of uncorrected deficiencies’.
Austal/US Navy
    The US Navy is reported to ‘routinely accept delivery of ships with large numbers of uncorrected deficiencies’. Austal/US Navy
  • The function of the assisted casualty extraction (ACE) unit is to remove a casualty from a hostile environment via remote control. 
Praesidium Global
    The function of the assisted casualty extraction (ACE) unit is to remove a casualty from a hostile environment via remote control. Praesidium Global
  • An Australian Army CH-47F Chinook helicopter lifts from Mount Hagen Airport during Operation PNG Assist 2018.
Defence
    An Australian Army CH-47F Chinook helicopter lifts from Mount Hagen Airport during Operation PNG Assist 2018. Defence
  • Army pilots Captain Frazer Watson (left) and Captain Steven Deyes fly a CH-47F Chinook helicopter towards Moro Airport.
Defence
    Army pilots Captain Frazer Watson (left) and Captain Steven Deyes fly a CH-47F Chinook helicopter towards Moro Airport. Defence
  • The USV successfully defended a NATO ship against a swarm attack.
Rafael
    The USV successfully defended a NATO ship against a swarm attack. Rafael
  • Craig International Ballistics supplies body armour to Australian police forces.
Craig International Ballistics
    Craig International Ballistics supplies body armour to Australian police forces. Craig International Ballistics
  • Canada has increased its purchase of Australian Hornets. Credit: Defence
    Canada has increased its purchase of Australian Hornets. Credit: Defence
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DEFENCE WEEK 496

The full version of Defence Week No.496 of 14 June 2018 can be downloaded here as a PDF.

A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can be viewed here.

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