Whether it’s on land, by sea, or in the air, Victoria is ready to meet the challenges of every defence project – both now and into the future.
With a proven track record on the battlefield, Victoria leads the way in the design, manufacture and sustainment of Protected Military Vehicles.
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Victoria has proven expertise to deliver next generation of Armoured Fighting Vehicles. The LAND 400 project will provide vehicles with improved firepower, protection, mobility and communication for the next 20-30 years.
The newly acquired site at Fishermans Bend heralds the creation of an exciting new precinct, bringing together the best minds in design, engineering and technology.
When it comes to aerospace, Victoria leads the way. 70% of the components to build the Joint Strike Fighter are supplied by Victoria, the most of any state.
From 2019, Victoria will be the home of Australian Defence Force pilot training.
As the nation’s leader in research and development, Victoria is the home for some of the world’s most innovative defence companies and tertiary institutions.
The depth of Victoria’s R&D and engineering capabilities strongly positions the state to host a number of the Defence Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs) being proposed by the Defence Science and Technology Group.
The Victorian Government’s Defence Industry eNewsletter keeps decision makers and Australia’s defence industry informed about the latest news and developments in Victoria’s defence sector.