US: Northrop Grumman Australia has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Qantas Defence Services, now called Northrop Grumman Integrated Defence Services (IDS), a provider of integrated logistics, sustainment and modernization support primarily to Australian Government and military customers. IDS operates as a part of Northrop Grumman Australia and is strategically aligned with the Integrated Logistics and Modernization division of Northrop Grumman Technical Services.
Qantas Defense Services, which serves government and military clients, is now known as Northrop Grumman Integrated Defense Services, part of Northrop Grumman Australia. "Northrop Grumman IDS enhances our in-country footprint and local capabilities, and demonstrates our commitment to the Australian and regional defense markets. We expect this to be an important platform for international growth in our key focus areas of unmanned, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization,” said Ian Irving, Northrop Grumman chief executive for Australia.
Source: Northrop Grumman