The Ukraine war has revealed that C-UAS equipment must now be a fundamental part of any military force.
As remote weapon stations become more compact and flexible, developers are finding new uses for them on lighter and uncrewed vehicles, as well as adding extra sensors and effectors to the traditional gun and sight.
On a remote weapons range in far western New South Wales, technicians test-fire a lethal but invisible laser to bring down an unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, in what's believed to be the first demonstration of its kind on Australian soil.
Canberra defence and technology company EOS has demonstrated its gun and laser counter-drone systems to defence officials and foreign defence attaches during trials in outback NSW.
Canberra-based defence company Electro Optic Systems is setting up for an anticipated export-agreement blitz as it hosts several counter-unmanned aerial vehicle live fire demonstrations in western NSW.
Canberra-based defence company Electro Optic Systems has pitched a “silent and deadly” directed energy laser system during a live fire demonstration earlier this week.
Launched on 18 July, the satellite payload features a flexible bent pipe architecture featuring both Ka and V-band uplinks and downlinking on either Ka or Q-band.
Hundreds of Chinese satellites are currently passing over Australia collecting intelligence on military training activities involving the United States and other regional partners.
Australian-made 30mm weapon systems are being sent to Ukraine as part of a US security assistance package announced earlier this year.