More than 28 tonnes of Australian steel have been rolled off the production line at Osborne Naval Shipyard in Adelaide with the completion of structural manufacture of the first steel prototype unit for the Hunter Class Frigate Program, the largest surface shipbuilding project in the nation’s defence history.
The first two implementation plans to drive small business involvement in the defence sector was released by the Minister for Defence Industry, Melissa Price, on December 17. The first Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Implementation Plan covers munitions and small arms research, development, and manufacturing. The second applies to combat clothing survivability and signature reduction technologies. … Continue reading Plan for small business involvement in defence released