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.
EOS has been busy recently, launching new products, signing up new customers,
EOS launched its Australian made counter-drone capability, named the “Slinger”, at its manufacturing facility
For the supply of up to fifty remote weapon systems, including ammunition
By defence correspondent Andrew Greene. According to EOS, the RWS technology delivers