Minister for Defence Industry and Northrop Grumman Australia Sign Australian Industry Capability Deed

Minister for Defence Industry, Hon Steven Ciobo MP, center, signed the Australian Industry Capability Deed with Northrop Grumman during Avalon Airshow 2019.

Northrop Grumman Corporation continues to demonstrate its commitment to building Australian defence industry capability with the signing of the company’s first Australian Industry Capability (AIC) Deed.

Australian Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Steven Ciobo, and Warren King, chairman, Northrop Grumman Australia’s Advisory Board, signed the certificate during a ceremony at the Avalon airshow.

Northrop Grumman’s AIC Deed establishes a framework to deliver real opportunities for Australian industry in major defence programs, in particular the MQ-4C Triton program with the Royal Australian Air Force. The company is committed to working with government to develop the highly-skilled workforce required to build a sustainable, sovereign industrial base. Northrop Grumman will continue to assist small- and medium-size enterprises to deliver innovative capabilities and technologies to a global market.

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