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The opening of a new $15 million trailer manufacturing facility by Haulmark Trailers in Adelaide has been hailed as the latest example of Australia’s growing defence industry.
Naval Group and Centrale Nantes have printed the first demonstrator of hollow propeller blades by metal additive manufacturing.
The Garden Island (Bayinguwa) project is a keystone in Defence’s support for the Commonwealth Indigenous Procurement Policy.
JFD has been awarded a contract for the design and build of an advanced Deep Search and Rescue Vehicle for the South Korean Navy.
Lockheed Martin Australia has entered a strategic partnership with Regional Development Australia (RDA) Hunter to help meet the STEM skills shortage.
A new dedicated grants program has been announced to back Australian defence businesses to become exporters.
The Defence Export Facility has made loans that will support the export of sophisticated Australian radar systems and patrol boats.
Norwegian technology and Defence group Kongsberg will increase its Australian workforce as part of a new strategic expansion.
An advocacy and action group has been formed to promote the Hunter’s defence industry capability and drive more defence contracts and investment to the region.
Minister for Defence Christopher Pyne and Premier of SA Steven Marshall have opened REDARC Electronics’ expanded factory in SA.
Engineering consultancy Frazer-Nash has trebled the size of its national headquarters in Adelaide.
United Technologies has announced the completion of its acquisition of Rockwell Collins and the company’s intention to separate its commercial businesses.
Rheinmetall has commenced works at its Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE) site in Ipswich, Queensland.
Leidos has joined the Global Supply Chain (GSC) Program, which utilises multi-national defence companies’ international supply chains to identify opportunities for Australian companies.