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NIOA WINS 81MM MORTAR AMMUNITION BID

  NIOA has been awarded a 3-year contract to supply the ADF with 81mm Practice and High Explosive mortar ammunition. This acquisition will allow Army to sustain its current mortar capability as they move towards modernisation of the 81mm mortar...
Australian Army soldier, Private Matt Wood, prepares to launch a PD-100 Black Hornet Nano unmanned aircraft vehicle during Land Trial 02-18 at the Townsville Field Training Area in North Queensland.

Innovation – Army going through a “step change” in capability

Speaking to APDR at Army’s Innovation Day on October 25, Major General Kath Toohey, Head of Land Capability, explained that with technology evolving rapidly the required skill level of personnel was also increasing.  She nominated three areas of innovation...
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LAND 400 Phase 3 – Infantry Fighting Vehicles – a possible Australian...

This utopian scenario for South Korean giant Hanwha Defence might seem at first glimpse to be rather optimistic – but there are several factors at play that might make this work for LAND 121 Phase 3.  It transpires that...
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NIOA Recognised in NZ Defence Industry Awards

NIOA was recently honoured as a finalist in the 2018 New Zealand Minister of Defence Awards of Excellence to Industry. Presented by the Minister of Defence, NIOA received the Award of Excellence for their role in the delivery of...
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AUSTRALIAN MUNITIONS MARKS 75 YEARS OF SUPPORT FOR THE ADF

AUSTRALIAN MUNITIONS MARKS 75 YEARS OF SUPPORT FOR THE ADF  Thales’s Australian Munitions business is celebrating 75 years delivering key sovereign industrial munitions capability to support the Australian Defence Force  The new long term strategic agreement on munitions manufacturing...

Rheinmetall and Supacat partnership for Land 400 Phase 2

Rheinmetall and Supacat partnership for Land 400 Phase 2 Rheinmetall Defence Australia is pleased to announce its first major supplier contract for the Commonwealth of Australia’s Land 400 Phase 2 program with the signing of a partnership agreement with specialist...

Rheinmetall and Defence Science and Technology sign research partnership for autonomous systems

Rheinmetall and Defence Science and Technology sign research partnership for autonomous systems Rheinmetall Defence Australia has signed a five year strategic research and development alliance agreement with Defence Science and Technology (DST) to work collaboratively to develop autonomous vehicle systems...

Rheinmetall – NIOA joint venture to establish munitions capability in regional Queensland

Rheinmetall – NIOA joint venture to establish munitions capability in regional Queensland Rheinmetall is pleased to announce it will establish a new artillery manufacturing facility in regional Queensland under an agreement with munitions partner NIOA and the Commonwealth of Australia...

LAND 400 Phase 3 – Armoured Fighting Vehicles competition begins in earnest

LAND 400 Phase 3 Armoured Fighting Vehicles competition begins in earnest The release of the Request for Tender (RFT) for up to 450 armoured fighting vehicles (also called infantry fighting vehicles) on August 24 was followed by Army’s much anticipated and...

EX MILITARY LAND ROVERS OFFERED TO RSL

TWO hundred ex-Army Land Rovers will be made available to Returned and Services Leagues (RSL) for use on ANZAC Day and at other ceremonies according to Minister for Defence Personnel and Veteran’s Affairs, Darren Chester at the Australian War...

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