Defence seeks RFI to speed sovereign guided weapons development

The defence department has moved to the next stage of its development of a $1 billion Sovereign Guided Weapons and Explosive Ordnance Enterprise, issuing a Request for Information seeking input from industry and academia interested in participating in the enterprise. Feedback is also being sought on the potential roles that organisations could play to assist…

Constellation provides IoT solutions to Fujitsu, QTEQ

Industrial internet of things hardware and software systems provider Constellation Technologies has signed a Master Services Agreement with Fujitsu Australia to develop IoT solutions. Constellation is now accredited to deliver its full suite of services to Fujitsu over the next three years. The company has received an initial purchase order from Fujitsu for a quantity…

K-TIG expands in the UK and Europe

High speed welding technology manufacturer K-TIG is expanding into the United Kingdom and Europe, appointing former KPMG corporate strategist Benjamin Hall to lead its expansion globally. The company’s new subsidiary, Keyhole TIG (UK) follows the company’s successful penetration of the United States market, where it partnered with Key Plant Automation, a manufacturer of welding equipment…

ICN makes industry collaboration easier

Industry Capability Network (ICN) today relaunches the ICN Gateway after undergoing a comprehensive overhaul making it easier for project owners to promote their projects and suppliers to find work and promote their capabilities. The relaunched gateway, dubbed ‘New Business, Upgraded’, tackles the challenge for small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in breaking into new or expanding…

Hawkei issues resolved, gains operational approval

Defence and Thales Australia have resolved a braking issue identified with the Hawkei protected mobility vehicle identified in late 2020, allowing the approval of Initial Operational Capability. Defence minister Peter Dutton said in a statement that the vehicle had reached a significant milestone with a technical solution to the issue being rolled out across the…