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Canberra based company awarded radar development contract

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28 November 2013 Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston today announced the award of a Standing Offer contract to Canberra based company CEA Technologies, to develop high powered Phased Array Radar technology. Senator Johnston said the contract for the development of systems based on the CEAFAR radar would support a number of future De...

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WORLD CLASS HELICOPTER SIMULATOR FOR THE ADF

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29 August 2013 Chief Executive Officer of the Defence Materiel Organisation, Warren King, today formally accepted the delivery of the first of two MRH90 helicopter simulators at the Army Aviation Training Centre in Oakey, Queensland. The simulator allows Army and Navy pilots to practice their skills in all flight regimes, day or night, and ac...

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Launch completes Global Satellite Communications capability

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The sixth Wideband Global Satellite (WGS) has successfully been launched overnight in the United States (US). Chief Executive Officer of the Defence Materiel Organisation Mr Warren King said this launch completes the constellation of six WGS satellites, as agreed under the joint US and Australian Memorandum of Understanding. “The launch...

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Successful Torpedo Firing

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16 August 2013 The Royal Australian Navy has successfully conducted the world’s first firing of a “war shot” MU90 Lightweight Torpedo, Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs AO CSC RAN annouced today. ANZAC Class Frigate HMAS Stuart fired the explosive warhead against a specially designed target in the East Australian Exerci...

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