DSTO to trial new mine sweeping technology

A technology for mine sweeping using acoustic waves, called Infrasonic Advanced Acoustic Generator, has gone on trial with DSTO as part of the Capability and Technology Demonstrator program.
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Minehunters on path to 2030s with new deployable MCM

The multinational task force in the Solomon Islands for Operation Render Safe pause for a team photo at the Port of Honiara next to HMAS Huon on 30 September, 2016. Credit: Defence
The Commonwealth has granted First Pass approval to extend the service life for Navy’s minehunters and Thales Australia is to deliver and support new deployable mine countermeasures (MCM) over the next 15 years.