Industry urged to apply for a spot in Australian Military Sales Equipment Catalogue

Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has called on industry to submit applications for inclusion in the 2018 edition of the Australian Military Sales Equipment Catalogue. “The inaugural edition of Defence’s Australian Military Sales Equipment Catalogue in February 2017 was a resounding success and, according to feedback, helped drive export opportunities for … [Read more...]

Raytheon extends deadline for LAND 19/7B supplier registrations

Raytheon Australia’s LAND 19 Phase 7B supplier portal is now open for expressions of interest until November 6. The project will deliver a short-range ground-based air defence (SRGBAD) capability for the Australian Army. Raytheon’s proposal for second pass consideration in 2019 is based on the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS). The system is intended to … [Read more...]

Bisalloy to develop steel for Boxer CRV

Bisalloy Steel Group would develop and produce the highest-performance armour steel ever manufactured in Australia if the bid lodged by Rheinmetall Defence Australia for LAND 400 Phase 2 is successful, Rheinmetall has declared. Bisalloy would develop two new grades of high-performance steel in New South Wales to meet the protection levels required on the Boxer CRV. Testing … [Read more...]

Defence Innovation Hub contracts announced

Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has announced five Defence Innovation Hub contracts worth a total of $5.9 million. The announcement includes a $2.9 million innovation contract awarded to L3 Oceania, which will explore the development of an underwater acoustic sensor. The University of Newcastle will explore the development of enhanced resilience training for … [Read more...]

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...]