ASX-listed company XTEK Limited has received a spare parts order from the Australian Department of Defence to support its newly acquired Small Uncrewed Aerial Systems (SUAS) capability, which was announced in December 2022.
In an ASX announcement, XTEK said the latest purchase order is the first one received for the new multi-year SUAS Support Contract announced on 3 October.
“XTEK is very pleased to be able to continue to provide the Department of Defence with our high-end sustainment support services,” said Scott Basham, XTEK’s Group CEO.
This latest spare parts order, which is the first received that is related to the new multi-year Support Contract we announced on 3 October 2023, for Defence’s new mixed fleet of AeroVironment SUAS we announced on 1 December 2022, ensures that our team of engineers, technicians, and logistics support specialists, can provide all of the necessary support required for this new capability going forward,” Basham said.
XTEK Group is comprised of XTEK Limited and its wholly owned subsidiary HighCom Armor Solutions, with a focus on the design, manufacturing and supply of global military, law enforcement, and first responder customers with world-class, advanced personal protection ballistic products and solutions.
The company’s technology division focuses on manufacturing and supply global defence and security agencies with world-leading Australian-made and globally sourced systems, sensors, software, and support.