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RUAG Australia collaborates with local researchers to explore use of laser metal deposition for aircraft repairs

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RUAG Australia is working together with leading Australian researchers to investigate the use of laser metal deposition (LMD) production technology for faster and more cost-effective aircraft repairs. The collaborative... Laser metal deposition (LMD) is an additive manufacturing process akin to 3D production technology. Metal powder is fed into ...

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RFT released for LAND 400 Phase 3

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The multi-billion dollar project to replace Army’s M113 Armoured Personnel Carriers has taken another step forward with the formal release of the Request for Tender for LAND 400 Phase 3 – Mounted Close Combat Capability. Minister for Defence Senator the Hon Marise Payne said the project will see Army’s capability significantly ...

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RNZAF Signs Contract For CAE NH90 Helicopter FTD

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CAE has been awarded a contract from the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) to provide the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) with a CAE 700MR Series NH90 flight training device (FTD). The contract also includes the provision of long-term maintenance and support services upon delivery of the simulator to RNZAF Base Ohakea in 2020.  The contr...

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RFT released for $35 billion Future Frigates platform

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The $35 billion Future Frigate project reached a significant milestone today with the release of the Request for Tender (RFT) to the three shortlisted designers; BAE, Fincantieri and Navantia. Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, said the Future Frigate project is currently the largest frigate shipbuilding program of its k...

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Release of Australian Military sales equipment catalogue

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Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today released the first Australian Military Sales Equipment Catalogue. The Catalogue lists selected equipment that is scheduled to be withdrawn from front line service in the Australian Defence Force (ADF), but that still demonstrates a viable capability that other count...

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RFQ released for SEA 1180 OPVs

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The multi-billion dollar Offshore Patrol Vessel project has reached a significant milestone with the release of the Request for Tender to the three shortlisted designers. The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP said the Request for Tender will see Damen, Fassmer and Luerssen team up with Australian shipbuild...

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Roadshow to help Australian companies benefit from Future Frigates and Offshore Patrol Vessels

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A national roadshow for the Future Frigates and Offshore Patrol Vessels has kicked off to help Australian companies get involved in the multibillion dollar projects. The Minister for Defence industry, The Hon Christopher Pyne MP today launched the roadshow in Adelaide before it heads to Perth, Brisbane, Darwin, Melbourne, Hob...

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Roadmap released to boost local industry opportunities in Land 400

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Australian companies now have an innovative way to get involved in the multi-billion dollar LAND 400 Phase 2 armoured vehicle program. Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, announced a new Australian Industry Opportunity Roadmap which helps Australian companies cash in on the work available. “Australian industry in...

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Refuel International wins $47 million fuel tanker contract

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The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne, today announced Refuel International - based in Sunshine West in Melbourne – has won the $47 million contract to construct the Australian Defence Force’s new aviation fuel tankers. The new fleet will allow the Australian Defence Force to retire its current ageing fleet of r...

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RAAF KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) to a United States Air Force C-17A Globemaster III

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The first air-to-air refuelling from an RAAF KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) to a United States Air Force (USAF) C-17A Globemaster III occurred on February 10 over Edwards Air Force Base in the United States. The five-hour sortie saw 39 contacts between the KC-30A and C-17A aircraft. During these contacts approximately 6,800 kilograms ...

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