ADM Logo
  home | news | advertise | unsubscribe
October 27, 2016

In this edition of ADM's Premium newsletter, Editor Katherine Ziesing has observed the ANAO's displeasure with Defence on the topic of disposals as well as some of the maritime program highlights of last week's Senate Estimates hearing.

Tectonica will integrate a land situational awareness system into Rheinmetall's Boxer CRV for Land 400/2 and Boeing will take over Chinook maintenance; the company has also established a P-8A training centre in the US for aircrew.

The first fully unmanned US Navy squadron has been formed around the MQ-4C Triton, a platform also earmarked for the RAAF in coming years and JORN technology is being acquired by the US Naval Research Lab for their HF radar research program.  

There are a large number of important defence industry relevant events concerning major projects in the coming months. See the listings in our PDF version of the newsletter or on our website,

Patrick Durrant

Online Editor

0400 210 269
02 9213 8249

To check subscription and log in details, contact Yaffa subscriptions manager Martin Phillpott or call 1800 807 760.

ANAO releases second disposals report

Last year when the first report into disposal was released, Defence didn’t come out of the process unharmed.  more»

Maritime programs get an airing at Senate Estimates

Defence Secretary Dennis Richardson confirmed that a decision on the preferred solution for the Future Frigate will be made in the ‘first half of 2018’ during the latest round of Senate Estimates hearings.  more»

Tectonica and Rheinmetall work together on Land 400

Rheinmetall Defence and defence systems integrator Tectonica Australia have announced the development of technology designed to increase awareness and protection for Australian troops in combat.  more»


SA sets sights on Land Systems Precinct

First announced at the opening of the Land Forces convention in September, SA’s plans to develop a Land Integration and Innovation Centre have begun to take shape.  more»

Boeing to take over Chinook maintenance

Deep maintenance on Army’s CH-47F Chinooks will be carried out by Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) from 1 January 2017.  more»

Triton forms USN’s first unmanned squadron

Unmanned Patrol Squadron 19, consisting of only Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Tritons, has been officially formed and will soon operate out of Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville in a first for the US Navy.  more»

JORN technology for the US

The US Government has selected Lockheed Martin Australia to provide high frequency Over the Horizon Radar technology to the US Naval Research Laboratory.  more»

P-8A Poseidon training centre established in the US

Boeing has installed a new P-8A Poseidon training centre at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Washington State, US, as the base begins preparations for the arrival of P-8 aircraft beginning in 2017.  more»

Support Mark's NY Marathon run for Soldier On

Support Mark Dixon's NY Marathon effort for Soldier On  more»

ADM's Defence Week Premium 420 PDF Version

The full version of the Defence Week Premium can be downloaded here as a PDF. You can also access a separate PDF of the weekly tenders and a digital copy of the newsletter.  more»


[Soldier On]





[AMDA - Avalon Air Show]


forward this email to a friend | update your preferences

Tweet Button Facebook Like Button

You are receiving this email because you subscribed to the ADM e-newsletter. If you do not wish to receive these emails, you can unsubscribe immediately.

This message is from Yaffa Media, ABN 54 002 699 354, 17-21 Bellevue Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia. For customer service please call 02 9281 2333 during business hours or email

ADM Logo