CBRNE & EOD Defence

New contracts awarded to support Australian CBRN training capabilities

14 January 2020

Contracts worth AUD24.4 million (USD17 million) have been awarded to two Australian companies to supply equipment as part of a major chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) defence project for the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price announced on 8 January that Cairns-based company J3Seven had won an AUD17 million contract to provide radiation detectors and incident response kits to Leidos Australia, which had been awarded an AUD238 million contract in 2018 for the ADF’s Land 2110 Phase 1B CBRN defence capability facilities project.

Separately, Melbourne-based company Point Trading was awarded an AUD7.4 million contract to provide chemical detection equipment to Leidos for the same project.

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