The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence, Darren Chester has attended the International Defence Industry Fair held in Istanbul, Turkey this week.
Mr Chester led a delegation of eight Australian defence companies, which Mr Chester said had been brought together by the Department of Defence as Team Defence Australia.
“The International Defence Fair provides an excellent opportunity for Australian defence industry to showcase its capabilities and to promote our defence capability solutions to global customers,” Mr Chester said.
“Team Defence Australia provides tailored solutions for a wide range of Defence and security requirements. It engages with the leaders, operators and capability experts of the Australian Defence Force, to promote the technical expertise of Australian industry on the world-stage.” he said.
The Team Defence Australia delegation to the International Defence Industry Fair included Barrett Communications (WA), Calytrix Technologies (ACT), CGear Australia (Vic), Defence Communications Industry (Vic), Future Fibre Technologies (Vic), Ideation Product Solutions (Vic), Marand (Vic) and Project Performance International (Vic).
Brie Colley (Darren Chester’s Office) 0475 962 448
Defence Media Operations (02) 6127 1999