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AMWU calls on Defence Minister not to outsource Australia’s defence capacity

The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) has expressed concern regarding the speculation that the Abbott Government plans on purchasing “off the shelf” options for...

Geelong mayor lobbies for multi-billion dollar defence contract

Geelong Mayor Darryn Lyons is lobbying in Canberra to secure a $10 billion defence contract to design and build Land 400 military combat vehicles...

Thales Australia receives fresh orders of Victorian-manufactured vehicle

Thales Australia’s Bushmaster has received fresh export orders from Japan and Indonesia, with strong interest expressed by Libya, making the Aussie-made Protected Mobility Vehicle...

Northrop Grumman delivers centre fuselage for Australia’s first F-35 Lightning II aircraft

American aerospace and defence company Northrop Grumman has delivered the centre fuselage for Australia’s first F-35 Lightning II aircraft to Lockheed Martin on September...

Ship builder Austal delivers second LCS to US Navy

Ship manufacturer Austal has announced that it has successfully delivered the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Coronado 4 to the US Navy on Friday, after...

Australian and Singaporean defence companies partner to manufacture 40mm ammunitions

Australian Munitions, the largest supplier of explosives and munitions in the country, and Singapore Technologies Kinetics have partnered to jointly develop and manufacture 40mm...

Northrop Grumman Australia acquires Qantas Defence Services for $80 million

Northrop Grumman Australia has signed a deal to purchase Australia-based Qantas Defence Services Pty Limited (QDS) for $80 million, as the military contractor aims...
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