Jun 2, 2014

Budget largesse resets the agenda


May 31, 2014  12:00AM

WHILE Australian manufacturing struggles, highly specialised local companies with cutting-edge defence technology are winning major contracts worth hundreds of millions of dollars and with the potential for billions more.

In a suburb of Canberra, one company has designed a world-beating way for warships to shoot down the most deadly incoming supersonic missiles and another, at Bankstown airport, is “baking” parts for the world’s most ­advanced aircraft in a giant autoclave.

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