With the wonders of Avalon now a fading memory, the ADM team is looking forward to our massive April spread on Land 400. If you or your company are interested in the program in any way, shape or form, please give us an email or call for a catch up. With the industry day for the multi-billion dollar program due to be held next week in Melbourne, it's the perfect time to
examine the contenders and technology.
In DWP news this week, we have a look at the growing UCAV market and how the Triton program is shaping up. Continuing our 'How country X does Defence' Phil Smart has a look at the German example.
And ADM would like to say goodbye to former DMO CEO Warren King who has left the organisation, effective of Friday last week. It's a tough gig but King handled it well over his four years.
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Northrop Grumman has technically started production of the MQ-4C Triton, with the US Naval Air Systems Command placing a US$63.7 million order for long lead components, materials and parts. more»
Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles (UCAVs) will soon make up the largest single segment of the UAV market and account for a third of all sales, according to a new report by UK information service Strategic Defence Intelligence (SDI). more»
The Australian National Audit Office has released a report into defence disposals. Defence manages Commonwealth assets worth some $75 billion, over half of which comprise specialist military equipment (SME)—including ships, vehicles and aircraft. more»
As a powerhouse in the European Union and a former bulwark against Soviet Cold War intentions in Europe, Germany’s defence industry faces some large challenges. more»
The Federal Government had been criticised heavily, including from some of its own backbenchers, for offering ADF personnel a pay rise of 1.5 per cent. more»
Perhaps the best-known person move over the last week has been that of Warren King. more»