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Bombadier Defense joins the South Australian defence fold

Bombardier Defense has joined the list of distinguished companies who now call South Australia home. The company selected Lot Fourteen as its Adelaide location of choice, ensuring access to one of the state’s leading collaborative research and business ecosystems. The new office was officially opened by Minister for Defence and Space Industries Stephen Mullighan on 20 May 2024. “We’re excited to welcome Bombardier Defense as the latest company to expand its presence in South Australia, driven by the boundless opportunities our state has to offer,” said Minister Mullighan. “Their presence is also a testament to the growing opportunities for defence ...

22 May 2024
Bombadier Defense joins the South Australian defence fold2024-05-22T14:45:53+09:30

New program set to accelerate AUKUS suppliers in South Australia

The South Australian Government has further cemented its commitment to supporting local industry to benefit from the AUKUS Trilateral Partnership through the signing of an agreement with the largest shipbuilder in the United States of America (USA), HII. The Premier formalised the agreement during a tour of HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division in Virginia, USA, where the defence giant builds Virginia Class submarines. The program will connect the South Australian Government to HII's Supplier Capability Upliftment Program, enabling local suppliers to participate in the nuclear-powered conventionally armed submarine supply chain in the USA and positioning them for the SSN-AUKUS submarines to be built at ...

21 May 2024
New program set to accelerate AUKUS suppliers in South Australia2024-05-21T09:28:46+09:30

South Australia and Maryland Sign MoU to Enhance AUKUS Workforce Skills

South Australia and the US continue to forge closer ties through the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Annapolis, Maryland on 16 May 2024. The MoU, signed by South Australian Premier Peter Malinauskas and the Governor of the State of Maryland, Wes Moore aims to enhance skills capability and workforce development ahead of the construction of the SSN-AUKUS submarines. South Australia and Maryland are both highly regarded national leaders in the defence, space and cyber industries, with mutual interest in the success of AUKUS. Maryland is home to 15of the world’s top 20 aerospace and defence companies ...

17 May 2024
South Australia and Maryland Sign MoU to Enhance AUKUS Workforce Skills2024-05-17T16:57:35+09:30