DroneShield adds radar to drone detection system

Drone countermeasure manufacturer DroneShield Lhas added long-range RADA RPS-82 radar capabilities to its flagship DroneSentry drone detection system. RPS-82 provides DroneSentry operators with a significantly enhanced radar detection, classification and tracking range for wide area, multi-mission requirements, according to the Sydney company. “With DroneSentry’s compatibility with multiple radar platforms, DroneShield can offer both high-performance and…

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N-submarines well worth the wait – Kim Beazley

Eminent Australian political leader Kim Beazley has weighed in on the AUKUS submarine debate, writing that the submarines were necessitated by Australia’s strategic position in our region. Beazley, a former Governor of Western Australia, Ambassador to the United States and federal opposition leader, said Australia’s nuclear-powered submarines would be worth the wait, and the cost.…

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CO2 sequestration for Kwinana heavy industry among grant winners

An ambitious project to sequester harmful emissions from the Kwinana industrial area south Perth is among the projects funded by the Western Australian government’s Carbon Innovation Grants Program. Perth-based carbon geosequestration technology developer Sea-Quester Offshore received an $500,000 grant to investigate emissions reduction options for Kwinana heavy industries. Sea-Quester will partner with Discover Geoscience and…

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Applications open for Energy Technologies Manufacturing program

Applications are open for grants worth between $100,000 and $750,000 under the Victorian government’s Made in Victoria – Energy Technologies Manufacturing program. According to a statement on Wednesday from industry minister Natalie Hutchins, grants will support manufacturers of products or components for zero emissions and renewable energy in purchasing or developing new equipment, skills, or…

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Additive Assurance announces new product for larger AM machines

Additive manufacturing quality assurance business Additive Assurance has announced a new version of its process monitoring solution, suiting larger-format laser powder bed fusion (L-PBF) machines. According to a statement from the company on Wednesday, its new AMiRIS-LF system is tailored to machines with a build area of 400 millimetres or larger and “has a focus…

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