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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Q-CTRL launched Black Opal quantum computing education platform

Leading Australian quantum computing business Q-CTRL has announced the release of its Black Opal Enterprise interactive education platform designed to help businesses adopt quantum computing. The Sydney company’s Black Opal, which aims to make businesses ‘quantum ready’, has already been sold to quantum computing provider IonQ, as well as soon-to-be-announced Big Four consultancies, a Fortune…

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Manufacturing news briefs — stories you might have missed

EMVision gets clinical study ethics approval, $1.2 million milestone payment ASX-listed imaging technology business EMVision Medical Devices announced on Tuesday the receipt of Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) approval for a multi-centre clinical study at Liverpool Hospital, Royal Melbourne, and Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane. Near-term activation of the first site at Liverpool Hospital would proceed under…

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Hercules offers sovereign EW network to Army

Two Australian defence suppliers have come together to offer the Army a slimmed down electronic warfare capability, the HERCULES EW, that should be more versatile and capable of taking communications into difficult to penetrate areas. Melbourne-based AOS and South Australian company Asension will launch the HERCULES EW at Land Forces 2022 today, offering a sovereign…

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