Australia

Australia

boxer crv

The Australian Army will get 211 new Boxer CRV armored combat vehicles, after Rheinmetall was awarded a US$4.1 billion contract, defeating a rival bid...
street light

Street lights are valuable city assets that can enable various smart city services and Internet of Things strategies. A vast array of connected devices...
situational awareness

Modern armored fighting vehicles achieve high levels of crew survivability using both passive and active protection. However, to maximize this protection, all vehicle hatches...
defense export market

By Arie Egozi As countries like India demand knowledge transfer and local manufacturing as a precondition to weapon purchasing, as American companies compete over almost...
Commercial UAV

A new ground-based Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) airspace situational awareness system has completed its first successful flight demonstration. The system was made by Insitu,...
weapon sight

After years of designing, checking and testing, Elbit’s subsidiary Elsec has completed the development of the Xact sight, a brand new weapon sight that...
blockchain

Police and security agencies around the world have so far only taken an interest in blockchain – the distributed ledger technology behind cryptocurrencies like...
criminal intelligence

A new national criminal intelligence system has been launched in Australia after completing a two-year pilot of the nascent inter-jurisdictional platform. Now the Australian...
defense technology

Israelli-based Defense technology company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has been expanding its operations in Australia, opening a local company in Melbourne. The move has been...
counter-terrorism

Australia has been upgrading its counter-terrorism capabilities. Queensland's counter-terrorism unit will start training in a new village simulation. The planned $46.7 million counter-terrorism hub...
facial biometric technology

The elevated global terrorist threat as perceived by the authorities in various states has resulted in the enhancement of countering measures and legislation procedures....
vital signs

In a development hailed as step forward for search and rescue technology, researchers in Australia have used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to measure the...
black box

Tracking soldiers in an emergency situation sometimes takes too long, a critical factor that might cost the lives of wounded soldiers. A new technology...
drone attacks

With the commercialization of drones, public security and critical infrastructure security have been exposed to potential drone attacks, thus becoming a major concern for...
virtual reality

Virtual reality technology upgrades defense industries processes even before the product reaches the production phase. BAE Systems Australia recently demonstrated its 3D simulation technology...
autonomous

The operation of multiple autonomous systems simultaneously on a mission requires advanced control systems. A new system that can be used to take command...
USB-connected devices

Security flaws found in USB-connected devices raise questions about the trustworthy of the devices. Apparently, USB connections should be redesigned to offer more security,...
sensor technology

Search and rescue missions are often supported by airborne capabilities. Advances in the sensor field can augment the capabilities of the teams to locate...

Small unmanned aerial systems (SUAS), a proven capability in service with militaries around the world, will be supplied to the Australian Defence Force (ADF). Under...
anti terror

Australia’s counter-terrorism police are using various means to enhance their capabilities against attempted terror attacks. These include, for example, drones the size of flies...
anti-terrorist

Australia’s Federal Government has been bolstering its anti-terrorist capabilities. Among the reforms - South Australia’s elite police squad will be trained by the military...
unmanned platforms

The Australian Defense Force (ADF) will be working towards the delivery of unmanned platforms for military operations, with an AU$50 million injection from the...

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