$300 MILLION UPGRADE AND FOUR NEW OPVs

Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Defence, and the Hon Warren Entsch MP, Member for Leichardt, have welcomed the approval of a $300 million upgrade to the naval base, HMAS Cairns, to accommodate new Offshore Patrol Vessels. With the announcement of German company Lurssen to be the prime contractor of the construction of 12…