$2.9 million in defence grants awarded

The final recipients of the Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority (SICP) and Defence Global Competitiveness Grant (DGCG) programs have been awarded a cumulative $2.9 million in funding. In a statement on the new DIDG program, which was launched on Monday, industry minister Pat Conroy also shared news of nine grant recipients for the outgoing SICP and…

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Skykraft celebrates anniversary of satellite ATC network

Satellite communications manufacturer Skykraft has celebrated the one year anniversary of the launch of five Skykraft-3 satellites on the 13th of June 2023. The satellites have paved the way for the company to roll out its space-enabled VHF communications and ADS-B surveillance system for Air Traffic Management with operational service commencing in late 2026, according…

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Best of the week — the five most popular stories among readers, June 10 – June 14, 2024

What were the five biggest stories of the week? Here’s what visitors to @AuManufacturing were reading. 5) Psychotropic medicines manufacturer bids for IDT Australia Psychotropic medicines manufacturer Mynd Bio Pty Ltd has made a surprise bid to acquire listed pharmaceutical developer, Melbourne-based IDT Australia. The bidder is part of a larger group which has already…

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