Rockwell Collins wins contract for Digital Terminal Control System simulators

Rockwell Collins Australia has been awarded a contract valued at $40 million to supply eight Digital Terminal Control System (DTCS) simulators. Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne stated that the contract includes operator and maintenance support, and builds on the acquisition of three interim systems in March this year, with 80 per cent of the contract value to be … [Read more...]

Rafael partners with steel manufacturer Bisalloy

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has announced that it is entering into a new commercial relationship with Bisalloy Steels. Successful trials of Bisalloy’s armour plating will result in a major export contract that will enable the Australian steel manufacturer to join Rafael’s global supply chain. “We are very proud to be able to work with such a well-renowned and proven … [Read more...]

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems repositions Australian business as it seeks new opportunities

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems has re-evaluated the positioning of its Australian business, following the closing of the acquisition of ATLAS ELEKTRONIK and its subsidiary SONARTECH ATLAS by ThyssenKrupp. This strategic assessment concluded that the naval ship design and engineering arm of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems Australia could be more efficiently and sustainably developed … [Read more...]

Penguin Composites secures contract to produce Hawkei bonnets

Tasmanian business Penguin Composites has signed a contract with Thales Australia to produce bonnets and various other parts for the Hawkei protected vehicle. The three-year contract, which is worth more than $8 million, is Penguin Composites’ first major defence-related contract and is expected to create about 15 jobs at its facility at Penguin, Minister for Defence Industry … [Read more...]