The VDA Website Has Moved!

May 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Victorian Defence Alliances have established a new website at Please CLICK HERE to visit the new site. Please change your bookmarks as this blog will be decommissioned [...]

2015 Capability Directory – Just Released

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

The 2015 VDA – Land Systems Capability Directory has just been released. The new directory was produced in partnership with the Victorian Government and the VDA – Land Systems Committee. The 2015 release includes 100 Victorian companies with significant Defence Land Systems capabilities. To download a PDF copy of the directory click on [...]

Register Now: New VDA Land Capability Print Directory

April 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Following the success of the first edition of the VDA-Land Systems Capability Directory, the VDA-Land Systems (VDA-LS) Committee has decided to update the booklet with additional companies and any changes to your current entry. You can see the previous version of the VDA-Land Systems Capability Directory  here. Already, we are being contacted by [...]

Global Supply Chain Event Briefing

March 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Thank you to everyone who attended the Victorian Defence Alliance – Land Systems briefing on Global Supply Chain (GSC). Thank you also to all those who contributed to designing and producing the informative program. In order to improve our services we would appreciate you completing the GSC survey at if [...]

Defence Minister Visit Deakin: Comments on Land 400

February 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Minister for Defence, Kevin Andrews, visited Geelong today (16 Feb 2015) to brief industry and community leaders on the Army’s LAND 400 Combat Vehicle program. Minister Andrews and the head of the LAND 400 project, Major General Paul McLachlan, provided an update on the state of the project during a visit to Deakin University in Waurn Ponds. [...]

Land 400 Briefing – Presentation Slides

February 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Victorian Defence Alliance held a Land 400 briefing on 4 February 2015 to update Victorian Defence SME’s on a range of issues and opportunities. Presentations included a continuation the popular “meet the member” series as well as briefings from the Victorian Government, General Dynamics, Elbit and Thales. Defence Portal [...]

Land 400 Phase 2 – Update

January 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

For those who have been tracking the pending release of the Land 400 Phase 2 (ASLAV replacement) program, the DMO have posted on their website: that the new Minister for Defence, The Hon Kevin Andrews MP, will make an announcement in relation to LAND 400 Phase 2, when his office has had the [...]

VDA Land Systems Capability Directory

October 28, 2014 // 1 Comment

Our online capability database is still growing. In the mean time the VDA Land Systems print directory is a great guide to Victorian Defence industry capability, particularly in the SME space. You download the PDF here. Victorian Defence Alliance – Land Systems Capability [...]

Defence Science Institute – Opportunity for Defence SME’s

September 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Defence Science Institute is seeking Defence Industry members who may wish to participate in a Land Vehicle Industrial Transformation Training Centre (ITTC). This ITTC will focus on building research and industry capability in areas critical to current and future Defence military vehicle programs. The initiative brings together key academic, [...]
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