The recent defence industry hearing conducted by the NSW Government gets coverage in this ADM Defence Week – with some constructive feedback provided by the industry and advocacy reps in attendance, there's no reason why NSW can't perform as strongly as other states, particularly in the area of smart systems. STEM shortfalls however, remain an obstacle that requires more of a government focus.
I chat to Karen Stanton, MD at Heat Treatment Australia and a grateful recipient of the Government's Global Supply Chain program, as her company takes advantage of the 'vac-braze craze'.
Further analysis will be required to solve the LCM-1E and M1A1 relationship, with the latter proving too much for the former to bear, and an international cyber law expert calls on governments to more clearly define legal boundaries in relation to cyber attacks.
Tomorrow marks the last opportunity for early bird rates at the forthcoming Pacific 2017 maritime expo in Sydney, so be sure to register before it’s too late.
Finally our latest August edition of ADM is available online here,
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The NSW Standing Committee on State Development conducted the 'Defence Industry in NSW' hearing on Thursday, with representatives from defence advocacy groups, SMEs and primes all giving evidence. more»
The deployability of Army's tanks in an amphibious task force is reliant upon the presence of HMAS Choules. more»
"Grey zones” in the international law of cyberspace were giving hostile nations an opportunity to mount cyber attacks without attracting international condemnation. more»
A Republic of Singapore Air Force flying training exercise hosted by the Royal New Zealand Air Force will take place at the Ohakea Air Force base from 30 August to 25 September. more»