BAE Systems and EPE go autonomous

BAE Systems Australia and EPE have today announced a partnership to demonstrate advanced autonomous capabilities in Australia. Announcing the partnership on the eve of Land Forces 2022 in Brisbane, the two organisations will collaborate on the development autonomous technologies through BAE Systems’ Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) program, which began this year. BAE Systems has converted…

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Manufacturing news briefs – stories you might have missed

Alphafit supplies eqiuiplment for elite sporting complex The Newcastle Knights football club have installed a major new gymnasium fitted out with Australian-manufactured Alphafit gym equipment (pictured). The District Park training centre accessed by both NRL and NRLW players includes 5x Single Cages with Storage, 5x Half Cages with Storage, 2x Core Functional Trainers, 2x Freestanding…

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Land Forces 2022 – defence industry policy under Pat Conroy, interview

Today we launch our special editorial series Land Forces 2022 with a look at the policies of the new federal government guiding Defence’s relationship with industry. In his first major interview, Pat Conroy, Minister for Defence Industry and Minister for international development & the Pacific, talks with Peter Roberts. Question: The coalition government from 2016…

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Best of the week — the five most popular stories among @AuManufacturing’s readers

Curious about what people were most interested in during the week just finished? Here’s what visitors to this site were reading. FLINDERS TO CATAPULT INDUSTRY INTO THE ADVANCED MANUFACTURING AGE The federal government has had two attempts to mimic the success of Britain’s Catapult centres and Germany’s Fraunhofer technology and innovation centres, places where industrial…

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