Australian Military Industries

Australian Defence Industries

  • Industries: Defence, electronics, power, optics
  • Turnover (2009): AUD2.7bn
  • Government Clients: Australia, Vietnam, Japan, South Korea, Chad, Niger, India.
  • Corporate Clients (major): Aerospatiale, Airbus, Boeing, Grumman, British Aerospace.
  • Head Office: ADI House, Edinburgh Parks, Adelaide, South Australia
  • Web: http://www.australiandefenceindustries.com.au
  • History (highlights):
    Founded in 1984 by [[Trung Van Anh Dong. Employees are 60% Aboriginal Australians, 30% Vietnamese.
    1985 Wins avionics service contract for RAAF F-18 Hornets.
    1990 Australian Maritime Defence Industries subsidiary is created to win contract for refitting Adelaide-class frigates.
    1992 ADI begins servicing all RAAF transport aircraft.
    1995 ADI Power begins operating a research nuclear reactor at a company facility in Western Australia.
    1996 AMDI awarded sole subcontractor status by Australian Submarine Corporation (see file 95B31E2A-168B-4919-B672-8E424AF5C9E3)
    1999 ADI avionic upgrades applied to RAAF F-18 fleet
    2007 Awarded contract to be major subcontractor on upgrade program for refitting F-18 fleet to F-18F SuperHornet standard.
    2008 AMDI proposes Boomerang-class frigate designed for special forces support. Begins building HMAS Boomerang as prototype for the class ahead of Government approval.
    2009 HMAS Boomerang begins sea trials in Indian Ocean.

Australian Military Industries

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