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Australia gets serious with the US on development and testing of high speed long-range hypersonic weapons

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The Australian government is delivering on its commitment to develop high-speed long-range strike capabilities to build a more capable and agile Australian Defence Force (ADF). Last week Australia and the United States signed a new collaborative agreement to develop and test hypersonic cruise missile prototypes. This agreement will take place...

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Increased support for business to access defence industry grants

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The government is making it easier for small and medium sized businesses in the defence sector to access defence industry grant programs. From 12 November, changes to the co-contribution ratios in three existing defence industry grant programs will help small and medium businesses access support during the COVID-19 pandemic. T...

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Naval Group opens first local manufacturing packages for SEA 1000 industry partners

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Australian industry will benefit from hundreds of millions of dollars in work packages for the Morrison Government’s Future Submarine Program, supporting hundreds of Australian jobs and creating new opportunities for Australian businesses. The Morrison Government and Naval Group today launched a new campaign seeking Expressions of Interest...

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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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Saab gets the nod for JP 2060 Phase 3 deployable health

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The government is strengthening the self-reliance of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) through a $370 million contract with Saab Australia to deliver cutting-edge deployable life-saving health equipment. The first five-years of the contract will see Saab Australia enhance the ADF’s clinical health care response capability by delivering mo...

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Strengthening how Defence does business with Australian industry

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The Morrison Government is strengthening Australian Industry Capability (AIC) and refining the way Defence does business with industry. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC, and Minister for Defence Industry, Melissa Price, today announced the Government will implement significant improvements to the AIC Program so that oppor...

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More support for business following CDIC review

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A wide-ranging review into the Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) has recommended a series of changes aimed at boosting support for Australian defence businesses. The review recommended strengthening of the alignment between Defence, defence industry and the CDIC by relocating it to the Department of Defence. This builds on the Gov...

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Skilling Australia's Defence Industry (SADI) grants program launched

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Small-to-medium businesses will be able to apply for grants of up to half a million dollars from today after Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price launched the Skilling Australia’s Defence Industry (SADI) Grants program. The Morrison Government’s SADI program will deliver $39 million over the next three years, w...

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Hawkei ready to enter full rate production

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Army’s new Australian-designed and built Hawkei protected vehicle is ready to enter full-rate production at Thales’ Protected Vehicles facility in Bendigo, Victoria.  The vehicle’s production will support more than 200 local jobs in Bendigo as Victoria deals with the current outbreak of COVID-19, as well as more across the...

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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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