BAE Systems installs new mast on HMAS Anzac

HMAS Anzac’s new taller and wider mast has been installed in a major milestone in the ship’s modernisation and technology upgrade. Installed at BAE System Australia’s Henderson facility in Western Australia, the mast incorporates the new Australian developed and made CEA L-Band high power active phase array radar. Incorporating an integrated ‘Friend and Foe’ capability,…

Recycling vineyard plastics makes circular economy real

By Peter Roberts There is no doubt the idea of a circular economy, where manufacturers reclaim used materials to make products that can themselves be recycled again and again, is a great idea. But getting from the dream to the reality requires such enormous goodwill and co-ordinated effort from manufacturers and end-users, that it very…

Aquabotix in big order for military submersibles

Sydney underwater robotics company UUV Aquabotix (ASX: UUV) has won its largest ever order for its swarming, military, underwater unmanned vehicle. The $520,000 order is destined for the military in a ‘major Asian country’ – unnamed by the company – allied with the US and Australia. The submersibles will be utilised for harbour management and…