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September 8, 2016

Welcome to a special Land Forces edition of ADM's Defence Week Premium newsletter. As is the norm with these biennial events, there have been some major announcements from both government and industry, with the presence of the two Land 400 Phase 2 contenders, Boxer CRV and AMV35 undoubtedly the highlight.

In this edition we cover L-3's acquisition of Micreo, Rockwell Collins helmet mounted vision system, the conference innovation awards and the latest from DST Group

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Pyne gets all touchy feely at Land Forces

The recently appointed Defence Industry Minister has admitted a fascination for being “able to touch and feel what the Government is achieving”.  more»

Innovation Awards at Land Forces

Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne announced the winner of the National Industry Innovation awards at Land Forces yesterday afternoon.  more»

Rockwell Collins launches helmet-mounted vision system

Rockwell Collins used the Land Forces exhibition this week to launch its new combat helmet-mounted Integrated Digital Vision System for ground forces.  more»


L-3 acquires Australian Micreo

As we went to press L-3 Communications has agreed to acquire Australian electronic warfare subsystems provider Micreo.  more»

DST Group thrives on research cooperation

Despite the failure of Japan’s Soryu class submarine to be selected for Project Sea 1000, bilateral cooperation on defence research appears to be alive and well.  more»

Deakin and RCR partner for mobile targets

Deakin University has entered a partnership with RCR for the development of a world-first robotics-driven target system.  more»

CV90 IFV for Land 400 makes debut

BAE Systems’ Infantry Fighting Vehicle CV90 is debuting in Australia this week at Land Forces 2016.  more»

Government announces EW boost for ADF

Government has approved a major new joint project worth $500 million over the life of the program, to boost the ADF's EW capability.  more»

New fleet of fuel tankers for ADF

Government is enhancing the capability of the ADF to support its vital air assets through the approval to purchase a new fleet of petrol tankers and refueling vehicles.  more»

BAE Systems announces partners for JORN upgrade

BAE Systems Australia yesterday announced a team of industry partners that ensures the best of Australian expertise is in place for its bid to upgrade Australia’s long-range High Frequency (HF) radar network.  more»

Small UAS team announced for Army's Wasp

AeroVironment today announced it is teaming with Australia-based XTEK, Sentient Vision and General Dynamics (GD) Mediaware to deliver it's family of Unmanned Aircraft Systems to the Australian market  more»

ADM's Defence Estate and Base Services Summit

ADM's Defence Estate and Base Services Summit will have a theme and focus on 'Innovation, Management and Integration of the Defence Estate'.  more»

Defence Week Premium 413 PDF Version

The full version of the Defence Week Premium can be downloaded here as a PDF. You can also access a separate PDF of the weekly tenders and a digital copy of the newsletter.  more»





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