06 Dec 2012
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Earlier this year Danish firm Invisio Communications received an additional order from Australian Defence, arranged through Defcon Technologies, for INVISIO M3 headsets.
The modern soldier is now being fitted with communications and sensing systems that can improve their mobility and their awareness of the environment.
CAE has won a contract from the US Navy to develop two MH-60R tactical operational flight trainers (TOFTs) for the RAN under a foreign military sale program and a contract from the ADF to provide King Air 350 simulator services.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has successfully delivered the trial proof of concept for an automated biometric information system (ABIS) for the Australian Department of Defence.
Deakin University's Centre for Intelligent Systems Research (CISR) say they have been working on next-generation technology to combat the threat.
Anti-armour shells are set to return to the Australian gun-line after a successful test firing of new artillery rounds.
With the delivery of 14 ASLAV surveillance variants (ASLAV-S) scheduled for next year (2013), surveillance operations under Plan Beersheba will have more eyes and ears.
The vehicles will be fitted with the Multi-Spectral Surveillance Suite (MSSS) and comprise surveillance, navigation, targeting and communications subsystems.
Alenia Aermacchi and ATK are to shortly begin airborne trials of the Mk44 Bushmaster 30 mm automatic cannon aboard the concept MC-27J Spartan gunship.
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