Tag Archives: Australian Defence Force

Sonartech Atlas, DST Form 3-Year Partnership to Develop Australian Naval Capability

Sonartech Atlas and Australia’s Defense Science and Technology Group have entered into a three-year partnership agreement to pursue research and development in efforts to build on the country’s naval assets, Defence Connect reported Thursday. Christopher Pyne, minister for defense industry in Australia, has said the deal focuses on technologies in short-time signal …

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AeroVironment to Provide sUAS, Support for Australian Forces

AeroVironment has secured a potential 10-year, $36.5 million contract from Australia’s defense department to deliver small unmanned aircraft systems as well as training and logistics support. The company said Thursday it will integrate Australian content into the WASP AE UAS to meet the country’s military and industry needs. AeroVironment will work with XTEK, General Dynamics‘ …

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Australia’s Defense Science & Tech Group, UniSA Partner to Develop Adaptive Tank Camouflage Tech

The Australian defense department’s science and technology group has partnered with the University of South Australia to produce adaptive camouflage cells that work to change tanks’ color patterns to match the environment, The Lead South Australia reported Tuesday. Caleb Radford writes the camouflage cell technology was tested on a tank at the Australian military’s Cultana training facility …

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Ian Irving: Northrop-Australian University Team Aims to Understand Gov’t UAS Requirements

Northrop Grumman has partnered with the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University in Australia to study airworthiness requirements of unmanned aircraft systems and develop methods to meet those requirements. “As a producer of large-scale unmanned aircraft systems, our goal is not only to provide the aircraft, but also to understand fully the Australian …

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