Lockheed Martin Australia named as strategic partner for the Joint Air Battle Management System Air6500.

Matthew Kelly
Updated August 29 2023 - 8:17am, first published 5:30am

About 60 new defence industry jobs will be created at Williamtown as a part of a decision to base Australia's new multibillion-dollar air and missile defence system in the Hunter.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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