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Defence to invest $1bn in new long-range missile capability

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The Australian Government will invest $1 billion to commence the early development of advanced guided weapons to enhance Australia’s maritime security. This significant commitment will modernise the Navy’s platforms to project and maintain sea control. This project will provide Navy with leading-edge long-range anti-ship missiles,...

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Department of Defence seeks industry feedback on draft AIC Enhanced Contractual Framework

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The Department of Defence is seeking industry feedback on an enhanced Australian Industry Capability (AIC) Contractual Framework. The Draft AIC Enhanced Contractual Framework and related supporting artefacts are intended to provide specific and measurable AIC commitments that promote greater accountability for achieving the AIC objecti...

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Defence seeks innovative partner to deliver the next generation of Integrated Soldier System as ISSB brief goes virtual

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Defence is seeking an industry partner to provide prime vendor services for product acquisition, integration and support to help deliver the Integrated Soldier System project. The establishment of this partnership is part of the Australian Defence Force’s continuous modernisation of the dismounted combatant capability, under the Integrated...

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Delivering the next generation of capability for the Australian Army

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The first of the fleet of new Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles (CRV) for the Australian Defence Force has been unveiled at a ceremony at Enoggera Barracks in Brisbane. The 211 new Boxer 8x8 CRVs will be delivered by Rheinmetall Defence Australia under the $5 billion LAND 400 Phase 2 Mounted Combat Reconnaissance Capability program. Minister for...

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Defence and industry sign agreement on engagement principles

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Ai Group and the Department of Defence have signed an agreement on industry engagement and negotiation principles. Ai Group Chief Executive Innes Willox and Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group Deputy Secretary Tony Fraser signed the Engagement and Negotiation Principles in Canberra today on behalf of defence industry and Def...

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Destroyer NUSHIP Brisbane to be commissioned into service by Royal Australian Navy

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Today, the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance celebrated the Government’s acceptance of the second destroyer, NUSHIP Brisbane at the Osborne Naval Shipyard in South Australia.   NUSHIP Brisbane is the second of three destroyers being built and integrated by the AWD Alliance, comprised of the Department of Defence, Raytheon Austra...

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Defence Industrial Capability Plan lunched.

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The long-awaited Defence Industrial Capability Plan, heralded as the "long-term vision and roadmap for Australian defence industry" has been released by Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne. The Plan outlines Australia’s long-term vision and objectives for Australia’s defence industry, and how government and def...

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Defence streamlines service provider arrangements

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CASG is implementing a revised model for the delivery of ‘above the line’ support services. This includes the establishment of the Defence Support Services (DSS) Panel for the procurement of services in skill sets across the six CASG Centres of Expertise (CoEs). The DSS panel is an evolution of the current CAS-SS Panel. Through the a...

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Dragonfire Laser Turret unveiled at DSEI

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The new laser weapon demonstrator being built for the UK Ministry of Defence has been unveiled for the first time by the UK Dragonfire consortium at DSEI 2017 in London.   For the first time, the consortium has revealed the design of the turret – known as a beam director – that will be used to trial this new technology. The b...

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Doubt over inclusion of local build partners in SEA 5000

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Austal and ASC Shipbuilding’s participation in the $35 billion Future Frigates project looked promising prior to the release of the request for tender in March this year, a Senate committee has heard. Evidence presented by Austal chief executive David Singleton and ASC Shipbuilding CEO Mark Lamarre at the Senate hearing held ...

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