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May

15

2017
Birdon US President Briefs Australian Minister for Defence Industry

Birdon US President Briefs Australian Minister for Defence Industry

Birdon US President Jim Ducker briefed Australian Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne at the SeaAirSpace expo in the United States last month. Birdon is one of only two Australian suppliers to contract directly to the US defence forces and is currently constructing specialised bridge erection boats for the army. “It was a great opportunity to update the minister on the good work we are…

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May

05

2014
Birdon wins multi-million dollar project to supply US Army

Birdon wins multi-million dollar project to supply US Army

Birdon has won a contract with the US Army to supply up to 374 Bridge Erection Boats (BEBs) in a contract worth up to US$259 million. This contract is a win for Australian innovation, and a testament to the expertise and ingenuity that exists in our defence industry and manufacturing sector generally. BEBs primarily provide propulsion and manoeuvring thrust to support temporary floating bridges, and…

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