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Capability Acquisition & Sustainment Group

Defence + Industry Gala Awards

Registrations now open

The Defence and Industry (D+I) Gala Awards will be held on Wednesday 31 July 2019 at the National Convention Centre Canberra.

The project teams vying to win their category and be in the running for the coveted Essington Lewis trophies for 2019 are:

Major acquisition over $50 million

  • Craig International Ballistics and CASG's Land 125 Phase 3B Program office for soldier body armour
  • BAE Systems and Hawk Lead In Fighter Capability Assurance Program office for Hawk upgrades

Minor Acquisition under $50 million

  • WAMA and Anzac Systems Program Office for Anzac class Interim IFF
  • Optus and CIOG for Optus C1 Satellite Life of Type Extension

Major sustainment over $20 million

  • BAE Systems Australia, Lockheed Martin Australia and Wide Area & Space Surveillance Systems Program Office for Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN) Sustainment Transition
  • Thales Australia and the Patrol Boat Systems Program Office for Armidale sustainment

Minor sustainment under $20 million

  • CEA Technologies and Anzac Systems Program Office for Anzac Anti Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) Follow On Support
  • Airbus Australia Pacific and ISREW Joint and Air Systems Program Office for Air 5416 Ph 4 B2 the RAAF C-130J LAIRCM program


  • Brooke Global and Amphibious Combat and Sealift Systems Program Office for LHD Future Supplier Engagement Model Project
  • Jacobs Australia and Combat Support Vehicle Systems Program Office for Land 155 (Bridging)

Registration and corporate support opportunities for this premier Defence and Industry awards night are now open through our website, the website is located here

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EOI form for Corporate support