Deputy Editor-at-Large Nigel Pittaway has filed three stories for this week's ADM Defence Week Premium from a searing hot (literally!) Paris Air Show, providing news on Textron's Nightwarden TUAS, a Special Forces variant of the Super Hercules and a planned KC-390 visit to NZ.
Raising more than a few eyebrows, DCNS has confirmed before a Senate hearing this week that it doesn't envisage a role for ASC in the building of the Future Submarines and I take a closer look at the Government's investment to enhance the satellite imagery dissemination process.
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ASC released a statement late yesterday affirming its “enduring and critical role in growing and supporting Australia’s current and future submarine capabilities” in the wake of remarks by DCNS Australia Acting CEO Brent Clark. more»
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NZ’s Future Air Mobility Capability seeks to acquire a fixed wing transport capability to the ageing C-130H Hercules and Boeing 757 fleets. more»
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