SADIG eNews and Events
10 January 2017
SADIG members and subscribers.
Happy New Year and welcome to our first newsletter of 2017.
Air Force declares IOC for the C-27J Spartan fleet at RAAF Richmond, NSW
Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne has announced the achievement of Initial Operating Capability (IOC) for the fleet of C-27J Spartan aircraft. To date, four of Australia’s ten Spartans have arrived at RAAF Base Richmond. Following construction of dedicated facilities at RAAF Base Amberley, Number 35 Squadron will relocate in 2019. Full details
NSW based Milspec and Rheinmetall collaborate on Land 400 Phase 2 contender BOXER CRV

Rheinmetall Defence Australia and Albury company Milspec Manufacturing have announced a collaboration on a highly sophisticated alternator designed for military vehicles. Full details
AWD Alliance celebrates launch of Second destroyer Brisbane

Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance General Manager Lloyd Beckett said that the launch of Brisbane was further demonstration of significant progress on the AWD project and a great opportunity to celebrate the work of Australia’s shipbuilders and system integrators. Full details
Upcoming Events, Seminars & Workshops
ADM Congress 2017 - Canberra ACT                         Tuesday 7 February 2017
Venue: Hyatt Hotel Canberra ACT
Registration: Full details
AIDN Annual Dinner 2017 - Canberra ACT                Tuesday 7 February 2017
Venue: To be confirmed - Canberra ACT
Sponsorship: Full details
HunterNet Defence Forum - Newcastle, NSW         Tuesday 14 February 2017

Venue: HunterNet Offices, 755 Hunter Street, Newcastle NSW

Registration: Contact HunterNet P: +61 2 4925 4482

Fincantieri Supply Chain Roadshow - Sydney NSW            15 February 2017
FREMM Frigate is 1 of 3 short-listed for SEA 5000 Phase 1 Future Frigate Program.

Venue: SMC Conference Centre, 66 Goulburn St, Sydney NSW. Start 10.00am to 4.00pm.

Registration: By email to
UTS/SADIG/AIDN  Defence Collaboration Forum              15 February 2017
UTS and Industry with NSW Government and Universities Forum.

Venue: Aerial UTS Function Centre, UTS Building 10 Level 7 235 Jones Street
Ultimo NSW 2007

Registration: Full details
DCNS Barracuda Industry briefing - Sydney NSW             16th February 2017
Venue: TBA.
Registration: TBA.
AVALON 2017 Airshow and Exposition- Victoria  28 February to 5 March 2017
The Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition is a global business event.
Venue: Geelong Victoria     
Registration: Click here
NSW Defence and Aerospace Businesses
Defence & Aerospace businesses in the greater Sydney and regional NSW areas are encouraged to register on the SADIG website, to enter details & upload a recent
Quad Chart, then keep your product and service capabilities current.

To register visit
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