Defence Projects

Approvals over next 12 to 18 months for Defence Capability Plan projects worth over $6 billion

The Defence Department has announced First and Second Pass approvals over the next 12 to 18 months of Defence Capability Plan projects worth over $6 billion.

Marand Precision Engineering awarded $800m contract for Joint Strike Fighter program

Victorian company Marand has won an major international contract worth $800m with BAE Systems (UK) and Lockheed Martin for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program.

First Pass Approval for three major Defence capability projects worth between $500m and $1bn

The Federal Government has given First Pass Approval for three major Defence capability projects.

Transfield Services awarded $35m blast and paint contract for Air Warfare Destroyers project

The contract to blast and paint Australia’s three new Air Warfare Destroyers had been awarded to Transfield Services (Australia) Pty Ltd.

Defence Department awards John Holland building $110m works contract at Singleton Army Base

The Australian Department of Defence has awarded John Holland the contract to deliver the Enhanced Land Force (ELF) Stage 2 Works at the Singleton Army Base in NSW.

Federal Government approves air and sea defence capability projects worth $650 to $950m

The Federal Government has approved two major defence capability projects.

Concerns over scheduling, cost, capability delivery and project management with defence projects

Federal Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare have released an update to the Projects of Concern list.

SA Government releases industry participation policy to promote local content in major projects

The South Australian Government has released its revised Industry Participation Policy (IPP), which would require tenderers to review options for local companies to get involved in major projects.