Page 13 - Australian Defence Magazine Oct 2018
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The Power of Proximity
Supporting Defence in Australia’s North
Strategically Located
Australia’s most vital activity centre for Defence and national security.
Proven Industrial Capability
Experienced in supporting Defence and other national security agencies.
Contemporary Infrastructure
Extensive land, sea and air training and exercise areas underpinned by nation building investment in infrastructure.
Strong Economy
Healthy and competitive business environment with a supportive government and community.
Local Defence businesses have the capability
and capacity to support Northern Territory based
platforms such as the Bushmaster, Armidale Class Patrol Boats and Armed Reconnaissance
Helicopters as well as increased support requirements for major exercises such as Pitch Black, Kakadu and Talisman Sabre.
The Northern Territory Government is committed to increased development and
support of Defence and industry by investing in major projects. These include the multi
user barge ramp, Defence Support Hub, Marine Industry Park and construction of
a ship lift to support industries servicing the Australian Border Force and the Royal
Australian Navy, including its future Offshore Patrol Vessel.
We will see you at the Northern Australia Defence Summit.
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