RUAG Australia has been awarded a Defence grant to grow its capacity and supply chain resilience to support Defence and sustainment of aircraft.
The Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority (SICP) grant will enhance efficiency and competitiveness of the company through modernising and automating capital equipment.
It will also go towards aid capabilities in the manufacturing and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of hydraulic components.
investment in expands upon the recently announced facility upgrades to the Hydraulic Centre of Excellence at RUAG’s Bayswater site and RUAG’s commitment to Industry 4.0 manufacturing standards.
General Manager RUAG Australia Terry Miles said: “This investment will reduce our barriers to global competitiveness, provide greater reliability, and provide further assurance that quality requirements are continually met.”
RUAG continues to invest in increasing capabilities and upgrading facilities at its five sites located across Australia’, according to a Senior Vice President Aviation International, Stephan Jezler.
Jezler said: “Investment in expansion is crucial to growing our Australian business, capturing a larger share of defence global supply chains, and remaining responsive to in-country needs.”
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