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June 12, 2014

This week our senior correspondent Tom Muir takes a look at the Minister's reform strategy for AWD.

Also, Honeywell Aerospace has signed an agreement with TAE to provide total logistics support for the Honeywell AGT1500 gas turbine engines installed in the Australian Army’s fleet of Abrams M1A1 tanks.

As mentioned previously, ADM’s annual Cyber Security Conference is being held in Canberra next week (19th-20th June) at the Hotel Realm. It’s not too late to book if this is of interest to you. Click here for more details on the event. Along with the rest of the ADM team who will be out in force next week at the Cyber Security event, I hope to see you there.

Nigel Pittaway
Acting Editor

M. 0418596131

Minister's reform strategy for AWD

Last week the Ministers for Finance and Defence announced the way forward for the AWD program, dealing with a range of unresolved structural and systemic issues that have remained unaddressed for too long.  more»

Honeywell, TAE establish Abrams Engine Depot

Honeywell Aerospace has signed an agreement with TAE to provide total logistics support for the Honeywell AGT1500 gas turbine engines installed in the Australian Army's fleet of Abrams M1A1 tanks.  more»

Thales awards vehicle component subcontract to RPC

Thales Australia has pre-awarded a $5 million contract to RPC Technologies to manufacture dashboard assemblies for the company's new Hawkei vehicle.  more»


Cyber security centre for Finmeccanica - Selex ES

Very recently, Finmeccanica - Selex ES inaugurated the company's new Cyber Security Centre of Excellence in Chieti, Italy, in the presence of the Minister of the Interior Hon Angelino Alfano.  more»

Fifth Australia-Japan Foreign and Defence Ministerial Consultations

Developments in regional and international security and ways to deepen bilateral defence and security cooperation will be the focus of the fifth Australia-Japan Foreign and Defence Ministerial (2+2) Consultations this week.  more»

CADSI and AIDN to cooperate on mutual objectives

The CADSI and the AIDN have made an agreement to promote cooperation between the two industry associations in support of mutual objectives.  more»

BLUElink project helps Navy protect the marine environment

A decade long project involving the Royal Australian Navy, CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology has delivered an Australian first and world class ocean forecasting system.  more»

SoldierOn launches new partnership with Tough Mudder

SoldierOn has recently launched its newest partnership, with Australian obstacle experts Tough Mudder.  more»

ADM Online: Weekly Summary

A summary of the latest news and views in the defence industry, locally and overseas. Check out our webpage for daily news updates on the ADM home page and make sure you bookmark/RSS this for a regular visit.  more»

Sikorsky's optionally piloted Black Hawk demonstrator

Only recently Sikorsky Aircraft Corp and the US Army used a one-of-a-kind autonomous Black Hawk helicopter to perform an unmanned cargo flight demonstration.  more»

Indra's Technology on board Korean subs

Indra will equip two new submarines of the Republic of Korea Navy with its electronic defence system PEGASO.  more»

SAAB wins Swedish submarine contracts

Saab has received orders from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration for the next generation submarines and to conduct a mid-life update of two Gotland-class submarines.  more»

Singapore's 3D map underway

Singapore Land Authority's (SLA) vision to create a World's Best Practice 3D Map is underway.  more»

Defence Week Premium 304 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.304 of 12 June 2014 can be downloaded here as a PDF. A separate PDF of the latest Defence tenders can also be downloaded here.  more»












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