Austal has been awarded a $16.5 million contract by the United States Department of Defence for a cost-plus-award fee against a previously awarded Basic Ordering Agreement for work on the Independence Class Littoral Combat Ship, USS Charleston. Austal will provide program management, advanced planning, engineering, design, prefabrication and material kitting. The work will be conducted … Continue reading Austal awarded further US Littoral Combat Ship contract
On Saturday, Rheinmetall Defence Australia (RDA) and the Federal government signed the LAND 400 Phase 2 contract for an order of 211 Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles, marking the official start of the delivery process. The contract was signed by prime minister Malcolm Turnbull and the managing director of RDA Gary Stewart in Canberra last Friday. The federal government has … Continue reading Rheinmetall signs contract to begin work on Land 400 Phase 2
One of the down-selected tenderers for the LAND 400 contract, BAE Systems, has revealed the SMEs it will team with if it wins the tender. The company has named Victorian firms Marand, MOOG Australia, Motec, AME Systems, RUAG Australia, DVR Engineering, Milspec and APV as the companies it will be working with. The LAND 400 … Continue reading BAE Systems reveals potential partners for LAND 400
Adelaide company Ezy-Fit Hydraulics spent approximately $4 million on upgrades in preparation for a tender to replace the Collins Class periscope tubes, only to lose the tender to Thales, the original manufacturer of the parts. Ezy-Fit Hydraulics was awarded a $1.9 million Federal Government grant to upgrade its machinery and facilities, which the company was … Continue reading SA company loses $12m submarine tender
A regional Victorian manufacturer has secured a contract to make 395 truck trailers for supermarket giant Coles, in a development expected to create more than 100 jobs. MaxiTRANS Industries said the $60 million deal to build the refrigerated and non-refrigerated trailers at its Ballarat plant is one of the largest contracts of its kind in … Continue reading Victorian manufacturer secures contract with Coles
The Forge Group has won the contract to build the Burrup technical ammonium nitrate production facility near Karratha.