Wednesday, 01 August 2018 11:05

Eurosatory 2018 - Team Defence Australia

The Eurosatory Conference is one of Europe’s largest, and the Australian SME presence, spearheaded by Team Defence Australia (TDA) was over 39 companies strong. 

In response to a recent request for submissions regarding the impact of new FTAs with China, Korea and Japan, AIDN-Vic raised a variety of issues related to the availability of support to defence SMEs in understanding the applicability and utility of FTAs.

On 30 July 2018 we provided testimony on the record to the Sub-Committee and envision continued engagement will occur as a result.

The AIDN VIC Board has resolved to withdraw its membership of AIDN National, effective as of 11 August 2018.

In a statement to members, AIDN VIC CEO, Claire Willette said the decision to part ways with AIDN National was made to address increasingly divergent outlooks on how to support SMEs in the defence industry and dual-use sectors.

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