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Broadspectrum identifies opportunities for indigenous talent

Over the past year, Broadspectrum’s relationship with A.R.T. alone has employed four Indigenous people. Credit: Broadspectrum

Broadspectrum is working across its industries, especially the Defence Base Service contracts, and with community organisations to identify opportunities.

BAE submits Global Combat Ship bid for Sea 5000

The BAE Systems Global Combat Ship (GCS) design based on the RN's Type 26 and with CEAFAR array. Credit: BAE Systems

The company sees its “fully bow-to-stern digital design” as a de-risking factor in construction for the Royal Navy and thinks Australia stands to benefit.

JEDS joins partners for Sea 1180 workshops

MV Sycamore during her recent sea trials. Credit: Damen Shipyards Group

The second workshop was hosted onboard Damen’s new Multi-role Aviation Training Vessel (MATV) Sycamore in Sydney.

Penske may build MTU diesels under Damen's OPV bid

Leigh Henderson, Penske state manager (WA) with Damen Global procurement direstor Jacob Biemond (R).

Discussions are planned with a view to exploring how Penske could play an increased role in the construction of the engines for the vessels in Australia.

Pilatus looks to local partner for PC-21 support

The Pilot Training System will deliver 49 Pilatus PC-21 aircraft. Credit: Defence/Pilatus

This contract will mean the continuation of, and commitment to, in-country engineering and logistics support of the ADF pilot training program.

Orion Solar lights up Kiribati airport

A USAF C-17 Globemaster III making use of the new lights at Bonriki in July.
Credit: Orion Solar

The project took only 8 weeks, making it one of the fastest implementations of airfield lighting in the world.

Cubic to provide Navy LVC training

The crew of HMAS Parramatta runs through multi-unit warfare simulations as part of Exercise STRONGBACK SIM conducted out of Systems Training School, HMAS Watson.

The NSWC was recently established at HMAS Watson to facilitate synthetic training events and focus on delivering local and distributed mission training activities in both land-based simulators and ships in an agile manner.

Boeing's revised Hornet sustainment deal a boon for local supplier

Two F/A-18 Classic Hornets sits in an Ordinance Loading Area of RAAF Base Darwin during Exercise Pitch Black 2012. Credit: Defence

The revised arrangement will restructure Classic Hornet aircraft support, allowing Defence to redirect resources to transition support to newer capabilities, like the F-35A JSF and EA-18G Growler.

Austal lays keel for first Pacific Patrol Boat

Minister Pyne welds his signature onto a plate prior to its placement in the keel of the first Pacific Patrol Boat destined for PNG. Credit: Austal

The first vessel, one of four to be delivered to Papua New Guinea, is due for completion in the last quarter of 2018.

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