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Review to help Aussie businesses win more work in global supply chains

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A long-standing Defence program that identifies opportunities for Australian companies in the international supply chains of eight multinational Defence companies will be the subject of an independent review starting later this month. The examination of the Global Supply Chain Program signifies the continuation of the Morrison Go...

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Raytheon announced as Capability Life Cycle Manager for the Arafura Class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV)

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The government is backing Australian industry through its up to $183 billion Naval Shipbuilding Plan, with the selection of a new Capability Life Cycle Manager for the Arafura Class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV). Raytheon Australia has been selected to initially help support the transition into service for the OPV’s, while ...

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RFT release for Protected Mobile Fires' preferred supplier Hanwha Defense Australia

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The Government’s 2019 election commitment to build 30 self-propelled howitzers, creating up to 350 jobs, is progressing on schedule with the release of a Request for Tender in September 2020 for the Protected Mobile Fires project. The Request for Tender will be released to preferred supplier Hanwha Defence Australia, to build and maintain ...

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Royal New Zealand Navy commissions HMNZS Aotearoa Polar-class support vessel

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The Royal New Zealand Navy commissioned the HMNZS Aotearoa, the service's new fleet tanker and sustainment vessel. A commissioning ceremony was held today during which Captain Simon Rooke officially took command of the ship. “In attendance at the ceremony was ship sponsor Her Excellency the Governor-General of New Zealand the Rt Hon ...

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Royal New Zealand Navy's newest and largest-ever vessel, HMNZS Aotearoa leaves for NZ

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The Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN)’s largest-ever vessel built by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) departed for its maiden voyage home. HHI announced today (June 10) that it held a sail-off ceremony for the 26,000-ton logistics support vessel, HMNZS Aotearoa. The vessel, measuring 173.2m in length and 24.5m in width will support operations fo...

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Reports Austal receives $350 million lifeline to construct six new patrol boats

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Six new patrol boats will be built under a fast-tracked $350 million Defence project that aims to keep hundreds of local jobs afloat during the coronavirus pandemic. Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has announced shipbuilder Austal will construct the additional Cape Class vessels for the Royal Australian Navy in her home state of Western Australi...

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Review of CDIC: Industry invited to participate

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The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Melissa Price MP, has commissioned the co-chairs of the Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) Advisory Board, Ms Kate Carnell AO and Mr Tony Fraser AO, CSC to undertake an independent review of the CDIC. The review will assess the CDIC’s current operational model and ensure it can con...

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REDARC joins Raytheon and Kongsberg NASAMS team

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South Australian-based company Redarc will partner with Norwegian defence giant Kongsberg to supply parts for a ground-based surface-to-air missile system for the Australian Army. The partnership will see Redarc provide the electro-mechanical components for the NASAMS system’s Fire Distribution Centre, as part of project LAND 19 Phase ...

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RFI for Air Warfare Destroyer sustainment supply chain closes 28th February

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An RFI for repairable inventory repair and overhaul services for the Hobart Class Air Warfare Destroyer (DDG) supply chain closes soon on Friday, 28th February. The Naval Construction Branch (NCB) has been established to become the Australian centre of excellence of naval ship building expertise, the manager of naval ship building infrastructure...

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RAAF welcomes latest P-8A Poseidon aircraft

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Australia’s newest maritime surveillance aircraft, the P-8A Poseidon, has been welcomed into the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) at a ceremony in Seattle, USA. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said it marked another milestone in this important project to enhance Australia’s maritime security.   ...

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