Saab selects NSW SME Global Defence Solutions (GDS) as JP2060 Program Preferred Supplier

Saab Australia (Saab) has selected New South Wales SME Global Defence Solutions (GDS) as the preferred soft shelter supplier for JP2060 Phase 3, Australia’s Deployable Health Capability (DHC) program.   Saab and GDS have also entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), paving the way to work together to further advance complementary capabilities in deployable […]

The Impact of the Vietnam War on Family

Australian Veterans Children Assistance Trust is a national charity providing tertiary education scholarships and bursaries to children and grandchildren of ex-serving veterans. Each year, they assist scholars to reach their potential through achieving a range of academic and personal goals. 2020 sees AVCAT partnering with the Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia to present the inaugural […]

GDS Hosts STEMship Industry Launch

On Friday 26 July 2019 GDS and the Shoalhaven Defence Industry Group (SDIG) were proud to host the Hon. Dr. Geoff Lee, NSW Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education at our facility at South Nowra. Dr. Lee spoke about the beginning of the STEMship program in the Shoalhaven, which is an industry led vocational education […]

GDS Continues to support the Australian Antarctic Division

GDS is proud to support the Australian Antarctic Division with their vital exploration work by providing a shelter system for their upcoming exploration requirement in November 2019. The shelter system is designed to be quickly and easily deployed and can withstand the extreme environmental conditions experienced in Antarctica. The system will provide essential support to […]

Congratulations Elijah!

Congratulations to Elijah Brown for recently winning VET student of the year for the Shoalhaven. GDS was very fortunate to be able to have Elijah with us for some work experience as part of his studies earlier this year. Elijah received two awards at the ceremony on Thursday 27 June 2019, Excellence in VET Award […]

GDS to attend DSEI with Team Defence Australia

GDS will be attending the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) conference with Team Defence Australia at Excel in London from 10 – 13 September 2019. The exhibition will see over 1,600 exhibitors and 35,000 attendees over the 4 day conference and exhibitions. Team Defence Australia will be showcasing over 50 Australian SME’s with a […]

GDS begins local manufacture of deployable ‘Life Support’ infrastructure capability for military and humanitarian operations

GDS is excited to announce that we will soon begin local manufacturing of deployable ‘life support’ systems at our headquarters in Nowra, NSW. This will allow us to offer true sovereign capability of deployable infrastructure for Defence, emergency services and humanitarian operations. Defence Connect reported on the signing of the agreement in the below article: […]

GDS awarded Australian Trusted Trader status

GDS is proud to announce it has recently been awarded an ongoing Australian Trusted Trader (ATT) status by the Australian Border Force and Department of Home Affairs. Holding an ATT status “accredits businesses with compliant trade practices and secure supply chain” and enables GDS ongoing membership of the Australian Trusted Trader Programme. This status and […]

GDS and Serco reaffirm their commitment to the JP2060 deployable healthcare capability project

Pictured: GDS Director of Operations, Jeromy Bendall with Managing Director of Serco Defence, Clint Thomas, AM, CSC GDS and Serco have recently reaffirmed their partnership with the signing of a teaming agreement for the JP2060 deployable healthcare capability project. GDS will provide innovative shelter solutions to the project, in conjunction with the integrated logistic management […]

GDS to Exhibit at Aerial Search and Rescue Asia Pacific 2019

GDS will be exhibiting their versatile and adaptable i-4s V-Series Tents at Aerial Search and Rescue Asia Pacific 2019. The tents are rapidly deployable with only 4 personnel; lightweight and easy to transport; provide full protection from rain, wind, sand and snow; and can be fully customised to suit your needs. The show is on […]

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