Myriota links with solar pump manufacture for IoT connectivity

IoT satellite connectivity company Myriota has linked with solar powered pump manufacturer Grundfos to launch a range of satellite-connected, solar-powered water pumps for livestock farming. In what the companies call a ‘works anywhere you can see the sky’ solution, they plan to enable easy remote monitoring of water pumps and tanks, significantly decreasing the time,…

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Land Forces 2022 – why Northern Australia needs defending by Peter Layton

As part of our special editorial series Land Forces 2022, we turn to the realities of any future conflict, and the deficiencies of our maintenance, repair, and operations capabilities guarding Northern Australia. Here Dr Peter Layton spells out our Northern Australian defence infrastructure imperatives. The latest Defence Strategic Review reports back in early 2023. While…

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NIOA, Diehl unveil naval ammunition partnership

Australian manufacturer has revealed it will team up with one of the world’s leading military manufacturers in what the company described a major step towards the local production and supply of naval munitions At the Land Forces 2022 International Defence Exposition in Brisbane, Queensland’s NIOA announced a strategic partnership with German defence equipment manufacturer Diehl…

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Lockheed Martin, Thales advance GWEO manufacturing ambitions

Lockheed Martin Australia has furthered its preparedness for Australia’s future Guided Weapons and Explosive Ordnance (GWEO) Enterprise, linking with French group Thales Australia and infrastructure consultancy Conscia. LMA announced it will open a new facility in partnership with Thales in Mulwala, NSW for ‘the development and production of various manufacturing activities’. At the same time,…

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Land Forces 2022 – Prime, SME collaboration drives composites for small arms manufacture

Today @AuManufacturing’s special editorial series Land Forces 2022 looks at a model for collaboration between defence industry companies and public sector researchers. Peter Roberts reports on work underway at Thales Australia’s Lithgow Arms business in NSW. The statistics show that Australian manufacturers and business leaders are among the worst in the developed world at collaborating…

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