Minister Pyne enthusiastic about Defence industry outlook

The Minister with ADM Editor Katherine Ziesing. Credit: ADM (David Jones)

The recently appointed Defence Industry Minister has admitted a fascination for being “able to touch and feel what the Government is achieving”.

Innovation Awards at Land Forces

(L-R) ADA's CEO Matt Graham and senior designer Nick Rasmussen accept the award from Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne. Credit: ADM (David Jones)

Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne announced the winner of the National Industry Innovation awards at Land Forces yesterday afternoon. Premium

L-3 acquires Australian Micreo

(L-R) Vice president L-3 Communications Australia Alan Titheridge with Tim Shaw, founder and CEO Micreo, and L-3 TRL president Greg Roberts. Credit: ADM (David Jones)

As we went to press L-3 Communications has agreed to acquire Australian electronic warfare subsystems provider Micreo.

Rockwell Collins launches helmet-mounted vision system

The Rockwell Collins IDVS. Discussions had already been held with a number of potential customers. Credit: Rockwell Collins

Rockwell Collins used the Land Forces exhibition this week to launch its new combat helmet-mounted Integrated Digital Vision System for ground forces. Premium

DST Group thrives on research cooperation

CEA technologies CEAFAR phased array radar on HMAS Perth. Credit: Defence

Despite the failure of Japan’s Soryu class submarine to be selected for Project Sea 1000, bilateral cooperation on defence research appears to be alive and well. Premium

Deakin and RCR partner for mobile targets

A computer generated image of the OzBot Raider. The joint venture with RCR will enable the system to be commercialised globally, by allied forces. Credit: Deakin University IISRI

Deakin University has entered a partnership with RCR for the development of a world-first robotics-driven target system. Premium

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