Airbus and Siemens Healthineers join forces to bid for deployable health capability project

Airbus and Siemens Healthineers have announced a teaming arrangement to offer the Australian Defence Force (ADF) a system of medical facilities that can be readily deployed for both combat and humanitarian missions. The companies will jointly bid for the JP 2060 Phase 3 Deployable Health Capability project, which is seeking to acquire a transportable health capability that is … [Read more...]

Northrop Grumman opens LAIRCM support facility at Edinburgh

Northrop Grumman has opened a new facility at RAAF Base Edinburgh to provide support services for the repair and maintenance of laser-based Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) systems. LAIRCM systems are currently installed on six Royal Australian Air Force aircraft types - that is 57 aircraft in total - and there are plans to add three additional platforms in the … [Read more...]

RAAF P-8A Poseidon involved in first search and rescue mission

A Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Boeing P-8A Poseidon has taken part in a search and rescue mission for the first time, when an aircraft on a routine training mission responded to a mayday call from a stricken dolphin cruise boat. The MV Port Princess issued a mayday call at around 1pm on May 16 when off the South Australian coast near Port Macdonnell after the vessel had … [Read more...]

Raytheon and Air Affairs team for EW training

Raytheon Australia and Air Affairs Australia have signed a teaming agreement that Raytheon stated will mean a significant expansion of the Electronic Warfare Training Services (EWTS) capability. Raytheon Australia currently delivers real-world simulation, testing and training services for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) using two company-owned Learjet aircraft. This teaming … [Read more...]