Construction is underway on the new Rheinmetall NIOA Munitions (RNM) Forging Plant in Maryborough, SEQ. RNM is bringing 155mm Artillery Shell manufacturing capability to Australia. This means jobs for regional Queensland and the creation of a superior artillery shell capability for the ADF.
Channel 7 - Brisbane 2020
NIOA with its partners Rheinmetall Defence and Junghans Microtec are delivering the Assegai 155mm fleet as the Future Artillery Ammunition for the ADF. Investment in sovereign manufacturing capabilities and supply chain surety presents an unprecedented and assured 155mm future for Australia. Greater performance, greater range and future ready.