A DMTC project team has successfully demonstrated a novel approach to accelerating the production of satellite components using advanced manufacturing techniques such as 3D printing and aerospace investment casting. DMTC collaborated with UNSW Canberra Space, CSIRO, La Trobe University and industry partner AW Bell on a project to research, design, test and manufacture a cubesat chassis and the optical mount. The imaging payload assembly (IPA) mounted on a composite Ti-6Al-4V/Invar36 optical mount, produced by CSIRO, successfully launched into orbit in March. (more…)Posted by Harry Baxter on April 6th, 2021 Tagged: collaboration, DMTC, HASS, innovation, research, technology
A new project to drive advances in hyperspectral imaging technology for defence applications has commenced.
The work is part of DMTC’s High Altitude Sensor Systems (HASS) Program. (more…)Posted by Harry Baxter on September 24th, 2020 Tagged: collaboration, DMTC, HASS, industry, innovation, technology
Our 2018 Annual Report is now online. Along wth a foreword from Ministers Pyne and Ciobo, this year’s report seeks to recap on the activities that were conducted across 2017-18 while also highlighting just a few of the exemplar projects across a decade of achievements.Harry Baxter on December 6th, 2018 Tagged: collaboration, Countermeasures, DMTC, HASS, innovation, Innovation Hub, research, technology, Welding
On 29 September the Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, announced the first round of the DMTC High Altitude Sensor Systems program including four projects, with work expected to commence before the end of the 2017 calendar year.
A number of organisations across Australia, comprising innovative commercial enterprises and leading Universities and research agencies, will come together under the DMTC program.
Read more here.Posted by DMTC on September 29th, 2017 Tagged: collaboration, defence technology, HASS, innovation, research, sensor, space