DWP is a truly a mixed bag of stories from around the country this week. From all things maritime such as submarines, aerial surveillance for the Pacific Boats program to RFIs and contract signature announcements, we've got it covered.
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The chairman of German submarine builder ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has spent three days in Canberra and Adelaide meeting Ministers and other federal parliamentarians more»
ADM understands that an announcement on contract signature for Land 40 Phase 2 is imminent. more»
With the Australian government now committed to replacing 21 Pacific Patrol Boats for 12 Pacific nations as part of Sea 3036-1, the question of how best to provide those boats with aerial surveillance may follow close on the project’s heels. more»
The program office for Land 19 Phase 7B has released an RFI to industry. The Land 19 Phase 7B project is seeking enhancements to, or replacement of, the Ground Based Air Defence capability. more»
At Australia’s largest computer simulation conference this August, Australasian game developers and students will have a chance to show how their game-related ideas could also solve problems for Defence. more»
Harris Corporation has successfully completed factory acceptance testing of the first two electronic support measures (ESM) systems produced for the Australian government under a $102 million contract awarded in March 2013. more»
The US State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Australia for AGM-88B High Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support more»
ASC has demonstrated its high-end engineering and trades skills in the design, build and operation of the innovative diesel and generator test facility at its submarine maintenance facility in South Australia. more»
The US Navy has awarded Raytheon a multi-year contract valued at US$153 million to produce 53 maritime, littoral and overland surveillance radars for its fleet of Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft. more»