Round 15 CTD proposals announced

The Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, Warren Snowdon, has announced the successful submissions for the Round 15 Defence Capability and Technology Demonstrator (CTD) Program.

The selected proposals are:

1. Nanoparticle-Hydrophone Development – Phoenix Engineering Systems Pty Ltd with Thales Australia

2. Active Pulse Analysis System (APAS) – Sonartech Atlas

3. Integrated Power System for Dismounted Combat – Tectonica Australia Pty Ltd with Australian National University and CSIRO.

4. Pegasus Aircraft Buoyancy System – L-3 Nautronix with AADI Defence Pty Ltd

5. Integration of EO/Laser Space Object Tracking Capability – EOS Space Systems Pty Ltd with Northrop Grumman International.

DMTC would like to congratulate Tectonica Australia on the success of their CTD proposal: Integrated Power System for Dismounted Combat. Tectonica recently pledged its support to DMTC’s new program Personnel Survivability, which will focus on other associated areas of technology development. Congratulations also go to Thales Australia, who continues to be a core participant in a number of DMTC projects. It is understood that Thales will provide Acoustic Engineering and Testing Capabilities support to the Nanoparticle-Hydrophone Development CTD project which will be led by Phoenix Engineering Systems.

Posted by DMTC on August 26th, 2011