LAND 400 Phase 2 – Australian industry supply chain opportunities
LAND 400 Phase 2 is the Australian Army's largest ever capability acquisition project for combat reconnaissance vehicles. The Australian Government's procurement process for Phase 2 has entered what is formally known as the Risk Mitigation Activity with the two shortlisted companies, BAE Systems Australia and Rheinmetall Defence Australia.
The 12-month Risk Mitigation Activity involves a test and evaluation program of the vehicles, including against improvised explosive devices. Another significant element of the Risk Mitigation Activity is increasing opportunities for Australian industry involvement in the project.
The Department of Defence has developed an Australian Industry Opportunity Roadmap that lists the specific product and capability areas identified by the two shortlisted companies as opportunities for local industry participation.
A workshop facilitated the Department of Defence, and supported by the Queensland Government, will be held in November/December 2016. In order to attend the workshop and have the opportunity to ask questions and present directly to BAE Systems and Rheinmetall Defence Australia you must:
- view the Australian Industry Opportunity Roadmap to determine your eligibility
- complete the online registration form.
The deadline for completion of registration is 5.00pm AEST on Friday 21 October 2016.
To be eligible Australian industry is defined as Australian entities which are registered for an Australian Business Number and include New Zealand businesses consistent with our obligations in the Closer Economic Relationship agreement (this includes Australian-based subsidiaries where the work is performed and clearly creates, enhances or maintains Defence capability in Australia.
Please note that only one application can be submitted for your ABN/CAN/NZBN.
For further information go to the LAND 400 website.
Don't miss the opportunity to be involved in this once-in-a-generation land defence project. Register now.