Land 19 Phase 7B decision thinking

The Norwegian NASAMS program has been a success for Kongsberg and Raytheon. Credit: Raytheon

Both Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne and CASG chief Kim Gillis have been open from the beginning that Smart Buyer will mean changes for how Defence does business.

IAMD a test case for complexity

The Patriot is one of the world’s most advanced air and missile defense systems.Credit: Raytheon

There is a need to design an organisation that is able to deliver after market integration in the short to medium term. Premium

The ‘mysterious’ King Air saga continued

RAAF officers and airmen from No. 38 Squadron in front of their King Air aircraft at the RMAF base Butterworth during Exercise Bersama Lima on 18 October 2016. Credit: Defence

It would appear that Defence’s carefully worded response poses more questions than it actually answers. Premium

Ocius Bluebottle on track for CTD test

The Bluebottle prototype undergoing trials recently on Lake Macquarie. Credit: Ocius Technology

In 2015, Ocius teamed with aerospace and defence electronics company Thales to win DST Group Capability Technology Demonstrator funding to develop a USV suitable for ASW.

Local RUAG boffins prove wing repair technology

Supersonic Particle Deposition being tested at RUAG's facility in Bayswater. Credit: Chris Parks & James Byron of Effective Working Image 2013

Supersonic Particle Deposition repairs successfully restore both the lost structural integrity and the load carrying capacity of aircraft wing panels.

ASC formally confirms Civmec/Forgacs partnership

Mark Lamarre, CEO ASC Shipbuilding, announcing the company’s involvement in the OPV tender, in the boardroom of ASC Shipbuilding, Osborne, SA, on 11th April.

Civmec/Forgacs had earlier announced a MoU to establish a joint venture between the two companies Premium

First local sale for Mesmer counter-UAS solution

Mesmer uses sophisticated, automated detection and mitigation strategies to stop, redirect, land or take control of small UAS across a range of national security, defence and commercial scenarios. Credit: Department 13

The sale consists of hardware required to run the proprietary software, enabling the client to control the outcome of a UAS engagement.

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