The federal government has announced a $1 billion Covid-relief package of defence sector works which includes some wins for manufacturers.
While much of the new spending is for infrastructure and other defence base works the cash will also:
ADF capability development projects targeting key manufacturing, construction and high-tech sectors are also being brought forward.
The announcement was made at Canberra-based company, DATAPOD (Australia), which has been awarded a two-year, $20 million contract.
The Australian owned company will provide Defence with portable, containerised data systems which can be rapidly deployed by sea, air or road.
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