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Industry plan offers guidance for business Small businesses are being given more help and guidance with the release of the government’s third Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Implementation Plan. Minister for defence industry, Melissa Price today announced the Land Combat and Protected Vehicles and Technology Upgrades Plan. The Plan provides useful information to businesses who already…

MG Engineering to build frigate vessel blocks

South Australian shipbuilder shipbuilder MG Engineering has been chosen to build four “mini blocks” to be used to test leading edge manufacturing techniques for the $35 billion future frigates programme. SA innovation and skills minister David Pisoni confirmed the order from BAE Systems subbsidiary, ASC Shipbuilding this morning. Pisoni said on social media ASC Shipbuilding…