Strategic capability projects in the Defence Forces
The strategic capability projects in the Defence Forces are a part of the Government linchpin projects. The project to buy new surface combatants for the Navy was started in 2015; the calls for tender will be submitted in 2016 and the buying decision will be made in 2019. The program to replace the operational capability of the Hornet fleet was started in 2015, and the calls for tender will be submitted in 2018. The buying decision on multi-role fighters will be made during the next term of government in 2021.
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