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L-3 Micreo to manufacture shields that protect against IEDs

March 20, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Defence has contracted Queensland based company L-3 Micreo to manufacture a new state-of-the-art shield designed to protect against the threat of improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Dubbed SILVERSHIELD, this advanced vehicle mounted system was developed under the REDWING program to provide additional protection against mobile phone IED threats for

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Austal completes acceptance trials for US Navy vessel

March 20, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Austal has announced that the eighth Independence Class Littoral Combat Ship has completed acceptance trials for the US Navy. The future Tulsa (LCS 16) has successfully completed acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico and is now set to become the second

KBR secures Future Submarine Construction Yard concept design contract

March 20, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Naval Group Australia has inked a Design Services Subcontract (DSSC) with local engineering company, KBR, to support the design of the Future Submarine Construction Yard – a vital piece of the Osborne Naval shipbuilding precinct. Brent Clark, Interim CEO,

Rittal Australia inks national distribution partnership with APS Industrial

March 19, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Rittal Australia has signed a national distribution tie up with APS Industrial, a specialist electrical industrial and automation equipment distributor of globally recognized brands. APS Industrial, which is headquartered in Melbourne and has offices in

Rheinmetall selects Redbank as location for its centre of military excellence

March 19, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

The Queensland State Government has announced that Rheinmetall Defence Australia’s highly-anticipated Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE) and Australia-New Zealand headquarters will be built at Redbank Industrial Estate, near Ipswich. Speaking

Victorian pasta manufacturer to expand its business, create new jobs

March 19, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

Victoria’s Diseb Food Group has announced a $2.9 million investment in advanced manufacturing technology to increase its production capacity and reduce downtime. The project, which is backed by Victorian State Government, will see the company purchase

Ballarat-based manufacturer to expand its business

March 16, 2018 • NewsComments (0)

HarryBilt Engineering and Welding Services will invest $750,000 in increasing the capacity and capability of its facility in Ballarat. The project, which is backed by the Victorian State Government, will see HarryBilt separate the fabrication and assembly