As Defence Week Premium went to press today, the government announced that they have signed the design and mobilisation contract with DCNS to begin work on the Shortfin Barracuda. An announcement on the combat systems integrator role between Lockheed Martin and Raytheon will come out tomorrow, ADM understands.
In the newsletter this week, Deputy Editor-at-Large Nigel Pittaway gives the lowdown from the SimTecT 2016 event held as part of the Australasian Simulation Congress.
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This year, presenters and attendees were encouraged to share their expertise in research and design and training and supporting technical operations in modelling and simulation. more»
Defence will go to market in the last quarter of 2016 to find a “new and updated” airborne Electronic Warfare Training System. more»
The first of 12 Boeing P-8A Poseidon's for the RAAF was rolled out at the company's airfield in Seattle on Tuesday. more»
BAE Systems has been in Canberra meeting with Australian SMEs over the past two days. more»
The Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance has announced the successful completion of Builders Sea Trials for the first destroyer Hobart. more»
The US Navy’s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system has obtained positive Milestone C low-rate initial production approval. more»
Queensland defence industry wants a bigger slice of the Defence pie. more»
A US Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron has made history on September 14. more»
UAV teams have been making their way to Dalby in Queensland from all over the world in readiness for the annual UAV Challenge. more»