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250th APG-79 AESA Radar Delivered

250th APG-79 AESA Radar Delivered

Raytheon has delivered its 250th APG-79 active electronically scanned array radar to Boeing. The APG-79 radar is flown on U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft, and on the Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18F Super Hornet. “As we recognize this milestone […]


Eurocopter Makes a Grand Entrance at the 2011 Avalon Air Show

Eurocopter Makes a Grand Entrance at the 2011 Avalon Air Show

A total of seven helicopters will be at Avalon, ranging in size from the smallest family member, the Eurocopter EC120B Colibri, to the largest, the world’s most advanced military helicopter in the 10 tonne class, the MRH90. Others in the […]


Hawkei Prototypes Delivered to Australia

Hawkei Prototypes Delivered to Australia

Thales Australia has delivered two prototypes of its ground-breaking Hawkei vehicle to Australia’s Department of Defence. The vehicles are being submitted for verification and validation under the Department’s LAND 121 Phase 4 program, which will replace part of the Army’s […]


LHD Launch Paves the Way for Amphibious Transformation

LHD Launch Paves the Way for Amphibious Transformation

The hull of the first of the Royal Australian Navy’s two new amphibious ships has been launched in Spain, heralding a new era for Australia’s amphibious capability. Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Russ Crane led the launch and said the […]


Sustainment for Australian MH-60R Multi-Mission Helicopters

Sustainment for Australian MH-60R Multi-Mission Helicopters

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Feb. 1 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Australia of a 10-year Through-Life-Support (TLS) for 24 MH-60R Multi-Mission Helicopters, and associated equipment, parts, and logistical support for an estimated cost of $1.6 […]


Australia to Review NH90 Program, Cancels Watercraft

Australia to Review NH90 Program, Cancels Watercraft

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today updated the Projects of Concern list, announcing the cancellation of the LCM2000 Watercraft project. LCM 2000 Watercraft This project was approved by the previous Government in 1997 […]


Australia Deploys C-RAM Radar to Afghanistan

Australia Deploys C-RAM Radar to Afghanistan

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that a new Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) Sense and Warn system has been delivered and is currently in operation at the multinational base Tarin […]


New Combat Armour for Australian Soldiers

New Combat Armour for Australian Soldiers

The first batch of the new Tiered Body Armour System (TBAS) for Australian soldiers in Afghanistan has come off the production line at Australian Defence Apparel (ADA) in Bendigo, creating an extra 50 local jobs. Minister for Defence Materiel Jason […]


Tods Bow Sonar Domes For Australian Air Warfare Destroyers

Tods Bow Sonar Domes For Australian Air Warfare Destroyers

Composite materials specialists Tods Defence have secured the order for three Bow Sonar Domes for the new fleet of Royal Australian Navy ‘Air Warfare Destroyers’ (Hobart Class) which are due to start coming into service from 2013/14. The Class is […]


 
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