Tag Archives: Australian Defense Ministry

Lockheed Delivers Initial Deployable Support Facilities for Australian F-35 Aircraft

Lockheed Martin has delivered two mobile mission system facilities built to support operations and maintenance of the Royal Australian Air Force’s F-35 aircraft. Christopher Pyne, Australian minister for defense industry, said in a statement published Monday the country’s defense force will use the mobile mission system facilities to operate and maintain F-35s while …

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BAE Extends Agreement to Provide International Business Opportunities for Australian Companies

Australia’s defense ministry has renewed a supply chain agreement with BAE Systems to continue to give Australian companies access to commercial and defense opportunities within BAE’s international business. The British defense contractor said Monday its Global Access Program has helped Australian firms secure export deals for products such as military vehicle restraint systems, …

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Australia Eyes BAE Systems, Fincantieri, Navantia for $27B Frigates Program

The Australian defense ministry eyes either BAE Systems, Fincantieri or Navantia as the potential manufacturer of new frigates for the Australian navy under a $27 billion program, Defense News reported Monday. Nigel Pittaway writes that Australia shortlisted BAE Systems’ Global Combat Ship, Fincantieri’s multi-mission anti-submarine warfare ship and a modified Navantia Alvaro de Bazan-class vessel …

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