Carbon fibre innovation for Australian manufacturing

Defence contractor Thales Australia has entered into a collaboration with Deakin University and the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC) to develop a lightweight composite overwrap for gun barrels. Manufacturers’ Monthly speaks to the people behind the project.
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Lithgow Arms

Thales to expand precision manufacturing in Lithgow Arms facility

Thales Australia will invest $6.5 million in the first phase of an industrial plan to transform its Lithgow Arms facility in NSW. This will establish a modern manufacturing integration hub to design, develop and precision manufacture next-gen weapons systems for the ADF, industrial partners and export customers. 
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