This week the big news is Lockheed Martin's $US9 billion purchase of Sikorsky Helicopters and here we look at what this means for Lockheed Martin.
ADM Editor Katherine Ziesing examines the fate of the M113s in light of a recent tender that will be scrapping a number of hulls and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe has continued success in efforts to legislate approval for Japanese troops to fight overseas.
In other news, we look at a local UAV trial for tracking pests via infra red, Cubic wins a contract with the Australian Defence Simulation and Training Centre (ADSTC) and German bid contender for Sea 1000 TKMS puts out the feelers to Australian industry.
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The latest surprise is a tender which came out last week for the scrapping of a number of M113s. more»
Lockheed Martin’s acquisition of Sikorsky Helicopters this week for $US9 billion is a melding of two of the greatest names in aerospace history. more»
Last week the conservative Japanese government of Shinzo Abe moved to pass legislation that would allow Japan’s military to fight overseas for the first time since the end of WWII. more»
Ninox Robotics is trialling a sensor-equipped unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to combat feral and pest animals at night on agricultural properties. more»
Cubic Defence Australia has been selected as the primary contractor to provide a managed workforce solution for the Australian Defence Simulation and Training Centre (ADSTC) Simulation Support Services (SSS). more»
ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems Australia is holding a series of Industry Days to engage with companies wishing to take part in the Future Submarine project. more»
Autodesk is supporting the Re-Engineering Australia Foundation's F1 in Schools program with free professional grade 3D design software and training content. more»
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