Shipbuilding announcements are not something to be taken lightly so when the Government dropped three on Monday many of us were caught offguard. And there's more to come as word spreads the National Security Council has made its final decision on the Sea 1000 Future Submarine program with an announcement expected sometime between ANZAC Day and the Budget release on May 3.
In other news ADM Editor Katherine Ziesing takes a closer look at what is shaping up to replace the ARH Tiger within the next decade and also reviews the success story that has been the ASMD upgrade as it nears completion in WA.
As we went to press the Government released its Cyber Security Strategy so we will endeavour to share this news with you via our website,
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With the Government’s flurry of Sea program announcements on Monday there are the inevitable winners and losers but time is of the essence. more»
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German Sea 1000 contender TKMS has reinforced its firm commitment to the program, citing its key strengths and the unprecedented level of support it has received from the German Government. more»
BAE Systems Australia has undocked the sixth Anzac Class frigate of the eight vessel Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) program at its Henderson facility this week. more»
The Finnish court handling the case of arms manufacturer Patria’s export project to Croatia has stated that the charges dismissed by it in February this year have gained legal force and are final. more»
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