The Pacific Air Forces announced that U.S. airmen in partnership with their Australian counterparts have conducted bilateral flying operations during “phenomenal” Diamond Storm exercise. The California Air National Guard’s 194th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Fresno, California, teamed up with the several units from the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) to conduct bilateral training during Exercise Diamond […]
Old soldiers never die. They just move into the most senior posts in Australia's national security community. A quiet parade of decorated current and former Army officers have been making their way into the most powerful positions within intelligence agencies, big-spending defence procurement posts and even vice-regal offices. Ex-military appointments to civilian posts are nothing […]
The 2016 defence white paper and the decades-long integrated investment program will deliver a future force that includes 72 joint strike fighters, several hundred infantry fighting vehicles, nine new frigates and 12 new submarines. F-35 deliveries have started but the ‘future’ frigate and submarine programs were well named: the Hunter-class frigates will turn up, all […]
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that more Royal Australian Navy vessels will be built at the Henderson shipyard south of Perth, and the plan appears to have bipartisan support. The 2016 defence white paper and the associated integrated investment program have already committed to decades of continuous submarine and frigate building in South Australia. […]
The United States Army has been looking at commercial companies developing exoskeleton technologies for the potential use of combat soldiers in the battlefield. The use of exoskeletons on the battlefield can be revolutionary, with the potential to change modern warfare forever. There is a very large amount of potential exoskeleton applications, from logistics management to […]
The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Co. a $234 million contract to procure GPS-based precision landing system, said the U.S. Department of Defense. According to the Department of Defense’s statement, Raytheon Co. is awarded a $234,6 million contract for the low-rate initial production of 23 Joint Precision Approach and Landing Systems. JPALS is a differential, GPS-based […]
BAE Systems has won a potential five-year, $84.3M contract to provide direct labor engineering services for the U.S. Navy. The company’s technology solutions and services business will provide integration, requirements and solutions definition assistance, operation and sustainment, integration and installation verification and validation support under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of Defense said Thursday.
It might be a bold modern lifestyle in 2019 but at the same time, it’s a darn startling one for IT security professionals. Just take a look at some recent Gartner evaluations of the current security scenario. • By 2020, 60% of digital organizations will endure real service disappointments, because of the powerlessness of IT […]