Hunter Defence

EOIs now open for 2024 events with Team Defence Australia

National and International opportunities for Hunter Defence-ready businesses

It’s looking like a busy start to the year for defence businesses, with EOI’s now open for the first round of Team Defence Australia trade missions and opportunities to apply for solicitations and tenders in the UK. Opportunities there include NMR resourcing and airfield ground support equipment.

Deadlines are looming for many of them – so it’s time to hustle! Here’s a summary from Sharon Foster, Senior Export Advisor from TradeStart via Investment NSW.

Team defence australia eoi’s

Companies interested in participating in the Australian Industry delegations can apply to attend by completing the EOI form by 11:59pm AEST Friday, 02 February 2024, through the ICN webpage here.  

  1. Defence Services Asia (DSA) held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 6-9 May 2024   
    About DSA 2024 ( 
  2. SOF Week 2024 held in Tampa Florida, USA from 6-10 May 2024 
    SOFIC, SOF Week

uk project opportunities

There are some open tenders from the UK, both of which are suitable for SME’s:

  1. 708000450 – Airfield Ancillary Equipment Project – Contract Notice – Contracts Finder:
    Value of contract: £5,726,651.67
    Closing date: 16FEB24
    Department: MOD
    Systems of interest: Diverse range of airfield ground support equipment, including: Slings & Hoists, Power Generators, Trolleys & Pallets, Aircraft Washing Equipment, Passenger Stairs, Air Compressors, Lifting Beams, Dehumidifiers, Vacuum Cleaner.
  2. Supply, Installation and Maintenance of the 600MHz NMR Magnet and Spectrometer – Contracts Finder
    Value of contract: £15,000.000
    Closing date: 15FEB24
    Department: MOD
    Systems of interest: 600MHz NMR Magnet and Spectrometer, including installation, set-up and commissioning and the provision of training to 3 DSTL staff.

Hunter Defence is working hard to maximise the potential for SMEs in the region associated with these projects and we continue to highlight ‘defence ready’ nature of the Hunter across a range of forums at the local, state, and federal levels.

Please feel free to share these opportunities, and/or apply directly. 

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