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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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Locally-made Spike missiles for the Boxer

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The Hon. Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Defence Industry and Senator the Hon. Marise Payne, Minister for Defence, today confirmed that the Rafael Spike LR2 missile will be the anti-tank guided missile that will arm the Boxer combat reconnaissance vehicle. Under project Land 400 Phase 2, Defence will acquire 211 Rheinmetall Boxer combat reconn...

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Intertek to provide Total QA testing solutions for Australia’s Future Submarine Program

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Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, was recentlyawarded a contract for the provision of steel testing services and non-destructive testing (NDT) for the Australian Future Submarine Program. Intertek has signed one of the first total quality assurance contracts with Naval Group, a European leader in naval...

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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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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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ADF receives 1,044 additional new-generation medium and heavy trucks under LAND 121 Phase 5B

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The Australian Defence Force’s land capabilities will be further enhanced with the purchase of 1044 additional new-generation medium and heavy trucks, 872 modules and 812 trailers, worth $1.4 billion. Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP said the additional medium and heavy trucks and their associated modules and trai...

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Poseidon's first strike

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The Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) P-8A Poseidon aircraft has successfully fired its first Harpoon missile during Exercise RIMPAC 18.   The ATM-84J Harpoon missile was launched from the aircraft at the Pacific Missile Range Facility, off the coast of Hawaii.   Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Pay...

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NZ launches Strategic Defence Policy Statement 2018

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Defence Minister Ron Mark has today launched the Government’s Strategic Defence Policy Statement 2018. The Policy Statement updates New Zealand’s strategic Defence policy settings to reflect the Coalition Government’s foreign policy and national security priorities.  “There have been significant developments in ...

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Hope BAE Systems SEA 5000 win will seed Australia's own warship industry

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The Turnbull government says the construction of its new fleet of British-designed naval frigates will create 4000 jobs and create an industry that in future won’t need help from overseas to make large and complex warships. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will on Friday confirm that — as reported last week by Fairfax Media — ...

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LAND 400 Ph3 RFT delayed as industry consultation announced

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Defence is seeking input from Australian industry on the proposed tender timeline for LAND 400 Phase 3.  The acquisition of mounted close combat vehicle capability through the tender will be one of Army’s largest purchases. The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP  said  consulting on the draft timeline...

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