US Army to test IperionX-made titanium plates

Australian-listed IperionX has signed an agreement with the US Army to produce high-strength titanium plate components for testing on its ground vehicles. The Test Services Agreement and Statement of Work with the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Ground Vehicle Systems Centre (DEVCOM GVSC) will focus on the ballistic testing properties of IperionX’s materials. Following…

Blacktree reports 400 per cent export growth in FY23

Satellite communications SME Blacktree Technology has credited “increasing and diverse European demand” for an almost 400 per cent growth in export revenues in the last financial year to approximately $1.2 million. These contracts “represent the largest value of export sales” in the company’s history, it said on Thursday, with new partnerships formed in Italy, France…

Australian Defence Apparel steps up supply chain security

Military and law enforcement uniform and equipment manufacturer Australian Defence Apparel (ADA) is expanding their existing membership of the Defence Industry Security Program (DISP) to cover their Bendigo, Victoria factory. Once the membership is extended to their 5000sqm facility in Bendigo this year, ADA will be the only uniform manufacturer that has achieved DISP membership…