VRA contracted to deliver SPIKE LR2 Missiles and Training in support of L400-2 & 3
- 25th October 2022
VARLEY RAFAEL AUSTRALIA Pty Ltd (VRA), are contracted by the Commonwealth to deliver a quantity of SPIKE LR2 missile to enable integration and acceptance testing for LAND400 Phase 2 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle and the preferred LAND400 Phase 3 Infantry Fighting Vehicle.
Varley Rafael Australia (VRA) and Thales Australia team up on SPIKE Missile System manufacture and sustainment in Australia
- 29th November 2021
Varley Rafael Australia (VRA) and Thales Australia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and commenced collaboration to explore future Australian production of the RAFAEL SPIKE family of guided weapon directly enabling the accelerated delivery of a Sovereign Guided Weapons manufacturing and sustainment capability in support of the Guided Weapons and Explosive Ordnance (GWEO) Enterprise.
VRA welcomes Sovereign Guided Weapons Manufacturing Announcement
- 6th April 2021
Jacob Blitman, CEO of Varley Rafael Australia Pty Ltd (VRA) has welcomed the 31 MAR21 Morrison Government’s announcement to “accelerate the creation of a $1 billion Sovereign Guided Weapons Enterprise”.
VRA Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Certification
- 9th February 2021
VRA has gained certification of its Quality Management System (QMS), after successfully completing a two stage audit against the requirements of ISO 9001:2015.
Bipartisan Support for enduring Australian Engineering and Manufacturing
- 19th October 2020
The past month's visits from Prime Minister, Scott Morrison and the Hon. Anthony Albanese MP to Varley headquarters in Tomago and Varley Services at Carrington NSW apprise clear support for Australian manufacturing and technology.
Iron Dome Counter Rocket Artillery Mortar (C-RAM) Deployable Air Defence
- 14th October 2020
RAFAEL's EVP and Head of Air & Missile Defense Division Brig. Gen. (res) Pini Yungman and CTO of RSGS Col. Eric Brown discuss the Iron Dome missile defense system.
Prime Minister's Historic Visit
- 18th September 2020
On 15 September 2020, The Hon. Scott Morrison, Prime Minister of Australia, visited the headquarters and operations of the Varley Group in Tomago, NSW hosted by Mr Jeff Phillips, the Chairman, and CEO of the Varley Group.
Spike and the Future LAND159 Lethality Systems Program
- 7th September 2020
According to Defence’s public domain information, ‘The Lethality System Project (LAND 159) will equip the ADF with next-generation weapon systems, surveillance and target acquisitions ancillaries, ammunitions, facilities, and training and support systems. VRA's SPIKE family of Guided Weapons provides an opportunity for ADF to obtain an integrated overmatch building up on the selection of the SPIKE LR2 for LAND159.
At Rafael, everyday is Women in Engineering day.
- 25th June 2020
(video) At Rafael, we believe in quality and excellence.
Rafael secures Israeli MOD Spike FireFly loitering munitions order
- 11th May 2020
Israel’s Ministry of Defense has placed an order for Rafael’s Spike FireFly loitering munition. Jointly developed by Rafael and the Israeli MOD, FireFly weighs only three kilograms and provides behind-cover precision attack capabilities for the dismounted soldier.