EOS Defence wins contract to develop turret for US Stryker vehicle

Australian defence and space manufacturer, Electro Optic Systems (ASX: EOS) has been added as the sixth company competing to design an upgraded weapons systems for the US Army’s Stryker armoured vehicle. Previously five US companies had been named to share funding to develop proposals to upgrade the Stryker’s weapon to a 30mm high performance cannon…

like trying to breed kangaroos on top of the Swiss Alps

There is a handful of Australian watch brands, but only one with a claim to producing their own components in-house. Since 2016 – and based on trial and error, given the intense secrecy of their international watchmaking peers – Nicholas Hacko Watchmaker has been developing its in-house manufacturing capabilities. It has invested around $4 million…

Agersens raises $14.75 million to develop IoT agri-tech market

Melbourne agri-technology developer Agersens has raised $14.75 million to speed market penetration of its eShepherd virtual fencing system for beef and dairy cattle. The IoT-based eShepherd collar, based on technology originally developed by CSIRO, has been making waves in animal husbandry, as reported in @AuManufacturing news. Cattle wear the eShepherd collar, which includes an embedded…