Australian small business $15m Defence deal delivering jobs for Western Sydney

Australian company Thomas Global has secured a $15 million contract with Rheinmetall as part of a major deal to deliver a new generation of combat vehicles for Australia.

Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Melissa Price MP, announced the signing at the Defence and Security Equipment (DSEI) International tradeshow in London.

Minister Price said the deal would generate 20 more jobs for Western Sydney and demonstrated how local businesses were benefiting from major Defence contracts.