LAND 121 Phase 3B

LAND 121 Phase 3B Truck contract – is this finally the end? Byline: Kym Bergmann / Canberra One of the most drawn out evaluations in the history of Australian defence acquisitions reached a merciful climax on July 23 with contract signatures in...

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...

NIOA EXPANDS DEFENCE TEAM

NIOA EXPANDS DEFENCE TEAM NIOA continues to strengthen its Defence and Law Enforcement team with the recent addition of Jackson Nioa as Corporate Development Manager. As Corporate Development Manager, Jackson will be supporting strategic initiatives and growth activities within the Government...
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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...

COVER STORY: IS IT TIME TO INCREASE DEFENCE SPENDING?

Is it time to increase Defence Spending? This might seem an unusual question to ask in an edition for the Land Forces conference, which will feature displays of the massive amount of hardware that Army is in the process of...

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...

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 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...
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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...

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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