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...]

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...]

Trucks and trailers delivered to 7th Brigade

Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has welcomed the first deliveries of LAND 121 Phase 3B trucks and trailers to the Australian Army’s 7th Brigade at Gallipoli Barracks, Brisbane. Minister Pyne highlighted the contributions to the project being made by a number of Australian companies. The new medium and heavy vehicles, along with interchangeable modules, are being … [Read more...]