Government building new Nulka missile production facility

The federal government has announced construction of a $23.9 million facility to build the Nulka anti-ship missile decoy rocket system. BAE Systems Australia is prime contractor for NUlka, one of Australia’s most successful defence exports, which carries an electronic warfare payload sourced from the United Sates. The missiles, mounted on Australian, United States and Canadian…

Duratray chooses Victoria for global HQ, new plant

A leading Latin American international designer and manufacturer of mining equipment Conymet Duratray International has chosen Victoria for its new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and global headquarters (pictured). The company, which makes dump truck bodies and steel and rubber components for haulage in the mining industry will grow its current Victorian footprint by onshoring overseas manufacturing…

Raytheon engages with local SMEs to win defence work

US-owned Raytheon Australia’s has selected ten companies to participate in its recently launched industry engagement program that helps small businesses win defence work here and in export markets. The company, which in March opened a major new technical and manufacturing centre in Adelaide, selected these companies for its Capability Plus program: AOS Group, Melbourne archTIS,…