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BAE Systems finally confirms CV90 for LAND 400 Phase 3 bid

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BAE Systems today confirmed it is offering the CV90, a combat-proven Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV), to the Commonwealth of Australia in response to the LAND 400 Phase 3 Mounted Close Combat Capability Request for Tender.   The project team will be led by BAE Systems’ Sweden-based combat vehicles business and supported by BAE ...

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Boeing announces development of new Australian-engineered UAV

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The Australian Government will partner with Boeing to advance an initial concept for an Australian-designed and developed unmanned aircraft system. Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP and Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Steven Ciobo MP, said the research and development opportunity was a further demonstration of the Australi...

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BAE Systems selects Combat Systems Integration partners for Hunter Class Frigate Program

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BAE Systems Australia today announced that it has selected Lockheed Martin Australia and Saab Australia to partner with the company to deliver the Combat System Integration on the Hunter Class frigates. The decision further supports the development of an Australian combat systems industry that will underpin the Australian Government&rs...

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Boeing enhances Wedgetail capability with $1.5bn contract

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The Federal Government today announced the signing of the E-7A Wedgetail Head Agreement with Boeing Defence Australia (BDA).  The Agreement integrates $1.5 billion in current contracts into a flexible overarching framework for this significant capability which supports 600 jobs across Australia. Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyn...

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BAE Systems to upgrade JORN under AIR 2025 Phase 6

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Australia’s already world leading over the horizon radar will be enhanced to provide even better security for Australia while supporting hundreds of jobs in Adelaide and regional Australia. BAE Systems Australia will undertake a significant upgrade to Australia’s Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN) which detects and tracks air ...

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BAE Systems unveils defence hub location

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BAE Systems Australia has announced plans to combine its Victorian maritime, aerospace and land businesses into a single defence hub at Fishermans Bend, which would become the biggest of its type in Australia and would be the site of manufacturing for the Army's Armed Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles. BAE is projecting up to 1,000 enginee...

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Bushmaster sale another boost to Fiji-Australia defence partnership

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Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne today welcomed the sale of 10 refurbished Australian Defence Force Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicles to Fiji to support the Republic of Fiji Military Forces’ United Nations peacekeeping missions at the Golan Heights and in Syria. “Fiji will use the vehicles to form part of the f...

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Board announced for Centre for Defence Industry Capability

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The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced the appointment of Board members of the new Centre for Defence Industry Capability Advisory Board (CDIC). The CDIC Advisory Board is co-chaired by Mr Paul Johnson, former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lockheed Martin Australia, and Mr Kim Gillis, Deputy Secretary ...

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BAE Systems and Rheinmetall downselected for LAND 400 Phase 2

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The Department of Defence today announced the selection of two tenderers to participate in the next stage of evaluation for LAND 400 Phase 2, Army’s Mounted Combat Reconnaissance capability. Deputy Secretary Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG), Mr Kim Gillis, said both BAE Systems Australia Limited and Rheinmetall Landsyste...

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Base services contracts signed

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The signing of the final five contracts for support services at Defence bases today has signalled the end of the largest single procurement of its type undertaken by the Commonwealth. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence the Hon Darren Chester MP said the contract signing brought to conclusion the multi-billion dollar Base Service...

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