Minister for Defence Industry Announces $35m Aquaterro Combat Helmet Refurbishment Contract

Mar 3, 2022

Aquaterro unveils dedicated Integrated Soldier Systems Centre Expansion

 

Today the Hon. Melissa Price MP, Minister for Defence Industry announced a landmark $35m Contract with Australian Company, Aquaterro for the refurbishment of the ADF Tiered Combat Helmet fleet. https://www.minister.defence.gov.au/minister/melissa-price/media-releases/australias-first-combat-helmet-upgrade-program-starts-victoria The contract to refurbish the Aquaterro supplied Team Wendy EXFIL (TCH) reflects the confidence the Commonwealth has in Aquaterro’s capabilities as a technical inspection and complex programmes service provider. Aquaterro is the Prime for the Land125.3B Tiered Combat Helmet Program.

As a leading provider of soldier and officer worn and carried equipment, Aquaterro is steadfast in its continual strategic investment in product design, development, testing and production capabilities. Aquaterro’s commitment to investment in these critical capabilities continues to be evident through its significant expansion across multiple fronts, including recruitment of technical specialists and investment in dedicated infrastructure for the future, long-term commitment of Self-Protection Personal Equipment research and development.

As of July 2021, Aquaterro officially announces the completion of “Building 2” on its Aquaterro Defence Precinct in Pakenham, South East Melbourne. This dedicated Integrated Soldier Systems Centre on over 3000m2 of industrial land is adjacent to the company’s 6500m2 headquarters property, which will accommodate the Armour Technical Inspection and Refurbishment Workshop.

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The HON Scott Morrison, Prime Minister of Australia, previewed Aquaterro’s refurbishment and SPPE capabilities during his visit to Aquaterro Headquarters in May 2021, where the Prime Minister was among the first to see the new Combat Ballistic Helmet Technical Inspection and Refurbishment process, now operating within the new Building 2.

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