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September 18, 2014

With Land Forces in Brisbane next week, the topic of conversation has been set: Land 400 is on the move. Project Destrier has been on the books for some time, with various contenders positioning themselves for years in some cases. No doubt the Land Environment Working Group will provide more information on the program along with the chance to chat with the program office members.

Stay tuned to the ADM website and newsletters for all the highlights from Land Forces next week. You can also stay abreast of the event via Twitter @austdefence@Kziesing@NigelPittaway1 and @LandForces14. Stop by the stand, check in with the ADM team and enter the draw for wine and military books.

In other news, ADM is available for your tablet. Simply head to Google Play for Android devices and the App Store for your Apple devices and search for Australian Defence Magazine. With a huge September Land Forces edition due to hit your desk with a thump any day now, you can now have access to the magazine anywhere anytime.

Katherine Ziesing


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Ph: 02 6203 9535


Land 400 documents released

Defence has released more documents to industry to assist in their understanding of the Land 400 requirement and to prepare for any future solicitation activities.  more»

Defence seeks EW Training capability

Currently the ADF has limited capacity to train EW Operators in a complex EMS environment and lacks the ability to generate complex EMS environments that emulate potential operating environments.  more»

DSTO develops Digital Video Guard

With cyber-attacks on government and private organisations skyrocketing in recent times, DSTO has developed the DVG, a small hardware security peripheral that acts as a Hardware Trojan countermeasure.  more»

Austal delivers third Cape Class Patrol Boat

Austal Limited has successfully delivered Cape Nelson, the third of eight Cape Class Patrol Boats to the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service under a $330 million design, build and in-service support contract.  more»

Armidale patrol boats repaired in Singapore

At least two RAN Armidale-class patrol boats have been sent to Singapore this year for repair and maintenance work, a Defence spokesperson has confirmed.  more»

NATO publishes UAV study

The NATO Joint Air Power Competence Centre has recently published its study 'Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems in Contested Environments - A Vulnerability Analysis'.  more»

People on the move

A round up of the latest appointments within the Defence industry.  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»

Lightweight armour for helicopters

MKU has introduced its 6th Generation armour technology - Polyshield V6.  more»

'Hard rub' caused F-35 engine fire?

Executives from F-35 engine-maker Pratt & Whitney estimate that they will have retrofitted the program's 21 test aircraft with an interim engine fix by January of next year.  more»

Boeing's CST-100 selected as next US Spacecraft

Boeing is to be awarded US$4.2 billion from NASA to build and fly the US' next passenger spacecraft.  more»

Defence Week Premium 318 PDF versions

The full version of Defence Week Premium no.318 of 18 September 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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