Australia

Australia

cBRN

Australia is equipping its armed forces with new chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense capabilities. The defense ministry signed contracts worth A$238 million with...
armed forces

UAVs have been fulfilling a growing role in armed forces around the globe. Australia has been taking this technology one step forward. The Australian...

Israeli firm Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will unveil a fifth-generation version of its Spike anti-tank missile, the Spike-ER II. The Spike-ER II is a tactical...

Chicago-based Boeing has successfully completed the first suite of synchronized unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flight tests using new onboard autonomous command and control technology...
counter-terror

The US has been enhancing its anti-terrorist coordination measures with its allies. An agreement was recently signed by the US Homeland Security Secretary (DHS)...
embedded

The enormous amounts of video data collected by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) today reflect the urgent need to automate the processing and analysis of...
spike missiles

Rafael Advanced Defence Systems’ SPIKE LR2 has been chosen as the Anti-Tank Guided Weapon (ATGW) for the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) Boxer Combat Reconnaissance...

Another system has been developed to counter drone operation in unauthorized airspaces. The DroneGun Tactical system has been recently certified as compliant for human exposure,...

Hackers from China have successfully infiltrated the IT systems at the Australian National University, potentially compromising the home of Australia's leading national security college...

Australia’s is enhancing its maritime capabilities, with the purchase of the first of six MQ-4C Triton UAVs via a cooperative program with the US...
counter drone

Drone detection and drone mitigation remain embryonic industries that have developed very recently on the back of growing use of drones. A counter drone...
nano-uavs

UAVs are a game-changer for the Australian Army, providing enhanced situational awareness for better mission execution for soldiers. Soon the Black Hornet Nano-UAVs will...
cybersecurity

While hackers have been constantly reaching out for new technologies, information security teams are also obliged to adopt advanced technological methods in order to...
rifles

French defense giant Thales and the Indian-based defense equipment manufacturer MKU will collaborate in the development and manufacture of optronic devices and F90 close...
explosive

The development of sensors for explosives such as TNT is of huge interest. TNT is an explosive material widely used for military, industrial, and...
police militarization

Five of the terrorist attacks (including one planned attack) in Australia since 2014 have involved knives as the primary weapon. Two involved shotguns; one...
citizen-centric

In many terrorist attack events, first responders do not have immediate access to real-time information from the scene, or from victims that are being...
maritime surveillance

A new UAV will supply a cost-effective maritime surveillance and security solution to the Australian navy. The Italian company Leonardo has teamed with Air...
cyber threats

The increasing sophistication of cyber threats has become one of the main concerns of the aviation industry as airports and airlines realize they are...
anti-drone weapons

The rise of drones has allowed new and creative ways to penetrate highly secure environments. This is the reason why anti-drone weapons are becoming...
satellite

Maritime pilots help to guide ships into harbors with the help of GPS, but the existing technology is limiting. A new satellite system could...
fire fighting

The ability to fight fires from the air at night would give aircraft more hours in the day to respond to fires and therefore...

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