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26 October 2012

Defence Professionals (Bonn)

The Minister for Defence Materiel, The Hon. Jason Clare MP, has officially marked 100 years of Australian small arms manufacturing during a ceremony at the Thales Australia facility in Lithgow, NSW. The Minister took the time to meet Thales employees, and also received a detailed briefing on the company's latest offering – the new F90 weapon. Since 1912, .303, SLR and Austeyr rifles made at Lithgow have supported Australia's soldiers on countless operations around... (

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