Thales and Thomas Global complete ASLAV turret simulator upgrade

Thales and subcontractor Thomas Global Systems have delivered nine upgraded crew procedural trainer (CPT) turrets for the Australian Army’s Australian Light Armoured Vehicle (ASLAV) under a contract valued at $5 million. The simulator enables the crew commander and gunner to practise gunnery skills without using live ammunition. “The upgrade will lead to lower lifecycle costs … [Read more...]

Precise Advanced Manufacturing Group secures drilling tool commercialisation licence

Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has congratulated the Precise Advanced Manufacturing Group on securing the licence to commercialise and market a unique drilling tool developed by the Defence Science and Technology Group that is designed for use in the maintenance of Defence aircraft. The Hole Rework Alignment Tool has great potential for any application that … [Read more...]

Aircraft stress analysis system licensed to LRM Technologies

Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has announced that a system for imaging stress in aircraft structures has been licensed to LRM Technologies. “The company will be responsible for worldwide marketing of the innovative thermoelastic stress analysis system developed by the Defence Science and Technology Group for monitoring the structural health of airframes,” … [Read more...]

ADF equipment promoted through military sales catalogue

Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has released the first Australian Military Sales Equipment Catalogue. The catalogue lists selected equipment that is scheduled to be withdrawn from frontline service with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) that represents a viable capability that other countries might seek to purchase, and details equipment that is still in … [Read more...]

BAE Systems receives hydrographic fleet support contract extension

BAE Systems has secured a one-year, $12 million contract extension that will see the company supporting the Royal Australian Navy’s hydrographic fleet until 2020. About 60 people based in Cairns are directly involved with the in-service support contract, which is valued at $436 million. Over the past two years, the team has significantly increased in size to provide improved … [Read more...]