Cyber + Space

Fujitsu has signed a three-year contract with Defence, working with Defence industry partners KBR and Leidos, to uplift and modernise Defence’s existing and planned future ICT environments under the deployable ICT capability contract.

Kleos Space announced this week that its second satellite cluster, the Polar Vigilance Mission (KSF1), has successfully completed a hardware critical design review milestone for a launch mid-year onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9.

Space is globally recognised as being critical to economic success, national security, and societal well-being and has recently been identified as a warfighting domain in Australia's Defence Force Structure Plan 2020.

Q-CTRL, a start-up that applies the principles of control engineering to power quantum technology, has announced it will provide the first quantum sensing and navigation technologies for space exploration.

Leonardo will offer a new range of cyber security courses in Australia in collaboration with DEWC.

The team’s rotating detonation engine, or RDE, is a major technical achievement and an Australian first.

Macquarie Data Centres and Macquarie Government have announced the launch of Intellicentre 5 (IC5) in Canberra, purpose-built to house the most highly classified Australian Government workloads.

Devices listed in the new Security Configuration Guidance include the Galaxy S20 FE, S20 FE 5G, Note20 and Note20 5G.

Last Friday, NASA’s Perseverance rover successfully touched down on Mars, where it has begun its two-year mission to search the planet for signs of ancient life.

A new International Research Laboratory (IRL) launched in Adelaide will focus on humans-autonomous agents teaming.

The government has launched a ‘go-to’ guide for small businesses on how to improve their security practices to help them win Defence work.

Based on a work held in August 2019, Defence Science and Technology Group have released a new report into ethical AI uses in a Defence context.

NASA’s Perseverance rover is today making its final descent into the Jezero Crater, 19 degrees north of the Martian equator, where it will look for signs of ancient life.

NATO has selected Thales to provide the first certified defence cloud solution that can be deployed in the theatre of operations in less than 24 hours.

Unisys Corporation announced on Wednesday that the Artificial Intelligence for Decision Making Initiative has awarded Unisys research funding to investigate the use of AI and Machine Leaning to detect deceitful and persuasive writing.

SA Premier Steven Marshall has launched the $6.5 million SASAT1 Space Services Mission to deliver space services to SA.