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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 The Catalogue lists selected equipment that is scheduled to be withdrawn from front line service in the Australian Defence Force (ADF), but that still demonstrates a viable capability that other count...

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Bushmaster sale another boost to Fiji-Australia defence partnership

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Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne today welcomed the sale of 10 refurbished Australian Defence Force Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicles to Fiji to support the Republic of Fiji Military Forces’ United Nations peacekeeping missions at the Golan Heights and in Syria. “Fiji will use the vehicles to form part of the f...

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AWD Hobart acceptance sea trials commence

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Today marks a significant milestone for the first Air Warfare Destroyer, Hobart, as the next phase of sea trials commence in Adelaide. Hobart will sail into waters off the coast of South Australia to undertake testing of combat, communications and additional platform systems.  Minister for Defence Industry, The Hon Christopher Pyne said ...

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Minister Pyne urges industry to complete Defence Industrial Capability Assessment

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The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today encouraged Australian companies with an interest in the Defence sector to complete the Defence Industrial Capability Assessment 2016 Company Survey. The Defence Industrial Capability Assessment 2016 Company Survey is a very important input to Australia’s first ten-year D...

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Fincantieri announces GSC roadshow engagement

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Fincantieri are delighted to invite you to the Fincantieri Australia Procurement Supply Chain Road Show 2017, which will be held next year in four Australian cities: Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney. The aim of the Road Show is to acquire a deeper understanding of Australian shipbuilding capabilities and to explore every opportunity to esta...

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Second Air Warfare Destroyer launched in Adelaide

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The Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) program reached a significant milestone in Adelaide today as the second of three destroyers was formally named and launched into Australian waters for the first time. Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, and Minister for Defence Personnel, ...

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Outstanding year for NZ’s Defence sector

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Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee says 2016 has seen the New Zealand Defence Force respond to natural disasters, train Iraqi soldiers and future-proof the country’s Defence industry. “I think most of us will remember 2016 as a turbulent and extraordinary year for the world,” Mr Brownlee says. “The men and women of the ...

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Centre for Defence Industry Capability opens in Adelaide

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Today marks the opening of a new centre that will invest in and provide opportunities to change the way Defence and business work together. Minister for Defence Industry, The Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today opened the Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC), delivering one of the major initiatives of the Turnbull Government’s Defence ...

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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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Thales awarded Collins sonar upgrade design

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The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced that Thales Australia has been awarded a $100 million contract  to design a major sonar system upgrade for Collins class submarines. Minister Pyne said Thales Australia will engage other Australian-based companies including Sonartech Atlas and L3 Ocean...

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