We are excited to announce that Hypersonix has placed an order with Amiga Engineering, one of our members, to manufacture the world’s first 3D printed fixed geometry scramjet engine. The order is for the Additive Engineering build of the SPARTAN scramjet.
SPARTAN is Hypersonix’ fifth generation scramjet. It is a fixed geometry self-igniting
hydrogen powered scramjet capable of accelerating from Mach 5 to Mach 12.
For more information read the full press release.
The Impacted SME Support Cell has been established within CDIC to support SMEs identify competitive opportunities, that leverages the time and effort they have made to increase their future competitiveness for the Attack Class program, but were yet to secure a contract with Naval Group or Lockheed Martin Australian.
CDIC's resources will be harnessed to assist SMEs to compete for future work either in the shipbuilding domain or more broadly with the increasing Defence programs that Government is investing in.
Thales UWS is seeking to gain a detailed understanding of Australian industry for organisations with the design and technical capability to manufacture, integrate and supply the ‘Portable Operations Centre’ system outlined in this Expression of Interest (EOI). Note Thales is looking for an organisation to partner with who can provide a turn-key solution.
This opportunity offers the successful organisation the potential to partner with Thales in Australia for the SEA1905 Programme and global defence programmes through the Thales Global Supply Chain.
Registrations are now open for the the MilCIS Expo and the MilCIS Conference, both of which can be accessed physically and online.
For more information and registration please click here.
Grants to help Australian businesses invest in projects that build their defence export capability.
A grant of $24,000 to $240,000 for up to 80% of the cost of investing in projects that build export capability to build a stronger, more sustainable and globally competitive Australian defence industry. The maximum grant period is 18 months.
This grant is aimed at small to medium sized businesses with an Australian business number (ABN). The business must be either:
- a company incorporated in Australia
- an incorporated trustee on behalf of a trust
Other eligibility requirements apply.
The Skilling Australia’s Defence Industry Grants provide businesses servicing the defence sector with upskilling and training opportunities to build skills capacity and capability to meet current or future Defence needs.
The Defence Industry Grants Program will run over three years from 2020-21 to 2022-23. The program is a key initiative of the Defence Industry Skilling and STEM Strategy launched in February 2019.
The Defence Industry Grants Program aims to:
- reduce barriers faced by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the defence sector when upskilling or retraining staff
- develop skills within SMEs in the defence sector
- support SMEs in the defence sector to establish human resources practices and training plans that will build lifelong learning activities into their business