The project win is testament to the group’s growing reputation within the Defence industry.

Relken's team of 41 will deepen KPMG's defence engineering capabilities and broaden its expertise into power and water, rail, energy and natural resources.

The new company will be managed by an Israeli and local team engaged in deepening the inter-industrial relationship between Rafael and Australian companies to create joint ventures and joint production and marketing of systems.

The new facility is aimed at uniting the research and innovation capabilities of the university with defence industry to deliver innovation with impact and global scalability.

CAE Oxford Aviation Training Academy Melbourne will take over part of the purpose-built facility at Tamworth Regional Airport.

During his visit to Poland, the Minister discussed export opportunities and the wider Australian-Polish relationship

The tender, valued at between $US1-3 million includes the construction of an Aircraft Maintenance Support Facility at RAAF Base Darwin.

ASC has released its 2016/17 Annual Report, recording a profit after tax of $29.2 million and annual revenue of $811.1 million. Chairman, Bruce Carter, said ASC continued to achieve major productivity and efficiency improvements over the period.

RLA had been investigating expanding its international sales for some time but participation in the SE Asia road trip accelerated the process.

Australia’s manufacturing exports generate close to $9 billion every month so just imagine what the possibilities could be if we increased the number of firms contributing to economic output by even five or 10 per cent.

"The Naval Shipbuilding Plan is too important to be derailed by simplistic approaches. Australian industry stands ready to deliver these capabilities which are so vital to our national and economic security,” Mr Willox said.

At this stage the exact look of the final structural reorganisation of VGGS Oceania is unclear.

APC Technology will be responsible for the manufacture of a range of computing solutions as well as the planning, sourcing and layout of the radio operator consoles.

Successful trials of Bisalloy’s armour plating will result in a major export contract that will enable Bisalloy to become a part of Rafael’s global supply chain.

The company sees potential in a myriad of markets from sporting goods to medical, automotive, building and low-volume high-value aerospace and defence manufacturing.