Quickstep wins new JSF work worth up to $4 million annually


Composites technology company Quickstep will provide 10 new parts to the Joint Strike Fighter program, it was announced on Wednesday morning.

Quickstep currently produces 35 components for the F-35. The new work is for the plane’s centre fuselage. “This assignment is a testament to Quickstep’s invaluable work in the Australian defence industry and its export success,” said defence industry Minister Melissa Price in a statement.

“There is currently US$250,000 worth of Australian Quickstep equipment on every F-35 JSF globally.”

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