Anduril founder Palmer Luckey and Australia CEO David Goodrich

Luckey Strike

Before the age of 20, American tech maverick Palmer Luckey had started his first company, Oculus VR, transforming the virtual reality game. A billionaire by his early 20s – and still not yet 30 years old – his attention has turned to building a defence manufacturing capability that will see Western liberal democracies through potential future conflicts. His defence manufacturing outfit, Anduril, has set up quarters in Australia for R&D and manufacturing of export articles. On a recent visit to Sydney, he sat down with Edward Cranswick to talk through his game plan. Read More
BlueScope Distribution’s national network provides steel and aluminium processing capability to deliver projects Australia-wide

Boosting sovereign capability

BlueScope Distribution’s new National Product, Processing & Solutions Hub is strengthening local supply of steel and aluminium for the navy’s next generation ships as well as other projects in the defence space. Read More

Inaugural Australian training, simulation and education conference

Major general Jeremy King, head of land capability, Australian Army, will provide the keynote address for the inaugural  Australian Training, Simulation and Education Conference (AusTsec) at the Land Forces 2022 International Land Defence Exposition in Brisbane. Read More

QinetiQ opens in SA

UK engineering company QinetiQ has set up a new office in South Australia. The opening was done by Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP. The office looks to make more room for their
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