A new corrosion-resistant coating that halved the build-up of algae and barnacles on ship hydraulic components is now the subject of on-ship trials aboard HMAS Canberra, one of the Royal Australian Navy landing helicopter dock ships. (more…)Posted by Harry Baxter on October 10th, 2018 Tagged: collaboration, defence technology, DST, innovation, technology
The DMTC Welding Capability for Defence Platforms Workshop was conducted on 25 September in Rockhampton.
Attendees at the DMTC workshop were particularly interested in the scale of potential opportunities to bring their significant experience and welding skills from the resources sector to bear in Defence projects.
Supported by Defence Industries Queensland, this first workshop covered a number of topics including the latest technology in automated welding and welding applications in Defence platforms.
Attendees at the workshop included key regional SMEs including Berg Engineering, Adnought, Monadel, Craig Harney and Moloney & Sons Engineering.
The activity is one of the workshops made possible by the Queensland Government’s commitment of funding for DMTC’s Industry Capability Development Program.
Posted by Harry Baxter on September 30th, 2018 Tagged: benchmarking, CDIC, collaboration, DMTC, technology, Welding, WTIA
Two DMTC-sponsored entries have been shortlisted among a total of 18 Australian defence innovators, including four Young Innovators, for the LAND FORCES 2018 Industry Innovation Awards. (more…)Posted by Harry Baxter on August 10th, 2018 Tagged: collaboration, DMTC, industry, innovation
The CEO of Thales Australia, Chris Jenkins, has paid tribute to DMTC’s support in the development of detailed mathematical models for blast loading, which in turn have led to enhancements in the functionality and performance of Thales’ Bushmaster and Hawkei vehicles. (more…)Posted by Harry Baxter on August 6th, 2018 Tagged: benchmarking, collaboration, DMTC, industry