As the ASPI Defence White Paper conference gets underway in Canberra today ADM provides a deeper analysis of the basis of the Japanese bid for the Sea 1000 Future Submarine Program – the Soryu class submarine.
Editor Katherine Ziesing considers what's at stake given the recently announced extension to the Land 400 Phase 2 RFT and we talk to IAI about the integration of an indigenous C4 system into the Israeli F-35I 'Adir'.
In addition, 285SQN will receive a new C-130J Fuselage Trainer for loadmasters in 2018 and L-3 is to open a design, engineering and support facility in Melbourne for the RAN's submarine and surface fleet.
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It’s been said so often but never actually examined in great detail - the Future Submarine Program is strategic for Japan and Australia. more»
News last week that the Risk Mitigation Activity for Phase 2 of Land 400 will be re-examined is a mixed blessing. more»
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is now moving to production of the Command, Control, Communications and Computing (C4) systems developed for the F-35I ‘Adir’. more»
CAE has been awarded a contract from CASG to develop a C-130J Fuselage Cargo Compartment Trainer for the RAAF. more»
BAE Systems Australia has secured a two-year contract extension that will see the company continue to provide through life support of the Navigation Trainer Project. more»
L-3 Australia has announced its plans to open a new Design, Engineering and Support facility in South Wharf, Melbourne. more»