Executive Summary

August 2008
Australia Defence & Security Report;Q3 2008, p5
Industry Profile
The article offers a summary of a report on Australia's defense and security. The government of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said that budget for 2008-2009 would focus on programs that were noted as urgent and unavoidable. Because of the Australian Defence Force, the defence industry has reportedly experienced growth. The Minister for Defence Joel Fitzgibbon announced an upgrade to the Robertson Barracks in Northern Territory, which includes the redevelopment of the barracks, a Replacement Tank Facilities project, and a Hardened and Networked Army project.


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