Voxon to supply UK submarine building contracts

3D volumetric display technology developed by South Australian company Voxon Photonics is to be used on submarines and frigates being built by BAE Systems in the United Kingdom and Australia.

The company will provide the Hunter Class Frigate Program and the UK Submarines business with its bespoke displays to provide 3D visualisation to test situational awareness, systems integration and specialist engineering design applications.

Voxon is a leader in the manufacture of 3D volumetric display technology and software and content.

The company, BAE Systems, Flinders University and the University of South Australia have received a Defence Innovation Partnership grant to support the advancement of the technology to enable superior decision making through battlespace visualisation.

BAE Systems is partnering with Voxon through its Global Access Program which assists SME$s access the company’s international supply chains.

BAE Systems Australia Chief Executive, Gabby Costigan, said: “Voxon provides truly disruptive, world leading technology.

“Our collaboration with Voxon has and will continue to explore opportunities for the integration of the company’s technology across our programs and has the potential to significantly influence a suite of sovereign industrial capability priorities.”

Future development will focus on scalability, ruggedisation and specific operating functions that will have multiple applications in Defence, across maritime, air, space and land domains.

Picture: Voxon Photonics

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