In this issue of Defence Week Premium Editor Katherine Ziesing seeks clarification on the Raytheon/Lockheed Martin roles in the AWD Aegis integration effort. We also get an insider's perspective on the recently conducted Exercise Predator's Gallop.
In other news the UK is set to follow Australia and India as foreign operators of the P-8A maritime patrol aircraft and the radar slated for the Air Warfare Destroyers has been upgraded for periscope detection.
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Lockheed Martin’s Integrated Test Team (ITT) has begun Aegis combat system integration and testing aboard the first AWD, NUSHIP Hobart. more»
ADM spoke with 102nd Battery Commander Major Andrew McDonell from the 8th/12th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery about Exercise Predator's Gallop. more»
The Japanese ambassador to Australia recognised three ADF members for their efforts in working with the JSDF in South Sudan as part of a wider United Nations mission. more»
The AN/SPQ-9B radar (slated for the Air Warfare Destroyer) has concluded tests proving its upgraded Periscope Detection and Discrimination capability. more»
The US State Department has approved the UK’s acquisition of nine P-8A Poseidons in a deal estimated to be worth $US3.2 billion. more»
The CEO of Siemens PLM Software has flagged a multi-million dollar software in-kind grant should Germany be selected to build Australia’s next fleet of submarines. more»