MIL-OSI Australia: Australia’s first combat helmet upgrade program starts in Victoria

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Source: Australian Government – Minister of Defence

Joint statement:

  • Assistant Minister for Customs, Community Safety & Multicultural Affairs, Member for La Trobe, the Hon Jason Wood MP

A Melbourne company has won an historic $35 million contract to refurbish and upgrade the Australian Defence Force’s combat helmets.

The five-year deal with Aquaterro will create 10 highly skilled, technical jobs at the company in Melbourne’s south-east.

It is the first time the tiered combat helmet built by United States company Team Wendy has been refurbished outside the US.

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