EOS wins $94 million weapons contract

Canberra’s Electro Optic Systems (EOS) has been awarded a $94 million contract to supply 251 Remote Weapon Stations to equip the army’s Bushmaster and Hawkei armoured vehicles. Delivery, which will run from December this year for a year, is part of a weapons standardisation project and will provide increased lethality to the army’s protected mobility…

AML3D prints complex ship propeller

Additive manufacturing specialist AML3D has shipped a stainless steel marine propeller to 3D Printing Corporation, a Japanese based 3D printing consultancy firm. The 316L propeller (pictured) will be made available to 3DPC’s marine clients as a ‘showpiece’ to demonstrate the advantages of AML3D’s Wire Arc Manufacturing (“WAM®”) technology over the traditional casting methods. The company…