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Australia on track for missile manufacturing and increasing long range strike capability

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The Australian Government will ensure Australia starts manufacturing Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) missiles from 2025, following the signing of a $37.4 million contract between Defence and Lockheed Martin Australia. The contract will enable an initial batch of GMLRS missiles to be manufactured in Australia, which is an important f...

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Australian government, Hanwha sign IFV contract

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The government has signed contracts with Hanwha Defense Australia to deliver and support 129 locally built Redback infantry fighting vehicles for the Australian Army. The total value of project is approximately $7 billion dollars, representing the single largest investment in Army capability to date. The combined value of the acquisition a...

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Advanced Navigation to spearhead Australia’s sovereign manufacturing capability for photonic chips

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Advanced Navigation, a global leader in AI robotics and navigation technology, has been awarded a grant by the Australian Department of Defence to advance the nation’s sovereign manufacturing capability for photonic chips. Currently, Australia does not have commercial manufacturing capability for photonic chips. Advanced Navigation is the ...

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Austal shares jump after deal to become monopoly shipbuilder in WA

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Shipbuilder Austal will become the federal government’s monopoly shipbuilder in Western Australia, guaranteeing it a pipeline of navy contracts for smaller warships as part of the rationalisation of Perth’s Henderson shipyard. Defence Minister Richard Marles and Defence Industry Minister Pat Conroy announced a strategic partnership d...

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Australian Government invests $220 million in local munitions manufacturing for Defence

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The Albanese Government is supporting local jobs and domestic manufacturing by investing $200 million in munitions production at factories in Mulwala in New South Wales and Benalla in Victoria. The investment will significantly boost industrial capacity through: infrastructure redevelopments at each site – ensuring they are equipped ...

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Advanced Navigation opens high-tech robotics manufacturing facility

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Advanced Navigation, the world’s most determined innovator in artificial intelligence (AI) for robotic and navigation technologies, has unveiled a new high-tech robotics facility for autonomous systems based at UTS Tech Lab. Located in Botany, New South Wales (NSW), the facility will scale up the manufacturing of Advanced Navigation&r...

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Australia invests in powerful new high-tech missiles

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Australia is investing more than $1.7 billion in some of the most powerful and technologically advanced weapons systems ever fielded by the Australian Defence Force. Long-range strike missiles and other guided weapons are fundamental to the ADF’s ability to deploy enhanced strike capabilities and hold an adversary at risk at longer ranges....

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Australian government to sovereignize radar firm CEA Technologies

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The Australian government announced on 27 April that it plans to acquire a majority stake in Canberra-based defence radar manufacturer CEA Technologies to secure the company's “critical sovereign capability”. The government said it will become a non-controlling shareholder in CEA in July by paying an undisclosed sum for the minor...

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Australia closer to exporting Boxer heavy weapon carrier vehicles to Germany

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The Albanese Government has taken a significant step towards securing a major defence export deal, for Boxer heavy weapon carrier vehicles made in Queensland for the German Army. The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Pat Conroy MP, and his German counterpart, the Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Defence, Mr Thomas Hi...

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AUKUS: nuclear submarines deal will cost Australia up to $368bn

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Australia is to embark on one of its most significant, expensive and geopolitically consequential military tasks in a century: the push to acquire, operate – and eventually build – nuclear-powered submarines. The program is forecast to cost $268bn to $368bn between now and the mid 2050s, most of it beyond the first four-year budget p...

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