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Australian companies signed for Attack class programme

2nd December 2019 - 07:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Two Australian companies have been awarded contracts for the Royal Australian Navy’s Attack-class submarine programme.

Berendsen Fluid Power and H & H Machine Tools were selected for major equipment design contracts that will support the build of the new class of submarine.

The companies will partner with Pinette Emidecau Industries and Starrag Group Holding to become the design authority and manage the local manufacture of medium-capacity presses and a large-capacity milling machine.

Minister for Defence,Linda Reynolds said: ‘The awarding of these contracts supports the Morrison government’s objectives of providing sovereign support for the design, build, operations and sustainment of the fleet, as well as maximising the involvement of Australian industry.'

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