Ballistics manufacturer XTEK has opened a new advanced manufacturing centre in South Australia in order to expand into new markets as well as new industries, such as space, according to an ASX announcement last week. The fabrication centre in Adelaide will be used to manufacture lightweight ballistic armour plates and helmets and be equipped with … Continue reading Local advanced manufacturer targets space sector
ASX-listed, Canberra-based security manufacturer XTEK, will provide maintenance, repairs, and support services for the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) fleet of unmanned aerial systems. The ADF announced the purchase of the Wasp All Environment (AE) small unmanned aerial systems from US-based drone manufacturer AeroVironment in 2017. Last week, Minister for Defence Industry, Melissa Price, confirmed that … Continue reading Canberra manufacturer selected for drone sustainment
The latest partnership between a local manufacturer and the Australian Space Agency focusses on lightweight composite materials. Canberra-based engineering company, XTEK, signed an agreement with the Agency to further develop and produce these composites, which are ideal for space applications. The Agency has previously partnered with satellite start-up Myriota, and these parternships are designed to … Continue reading Defence materials manufacturer signs with Australian Space Agency
Xtek has announced that it has completed construction of its first large scale XTclave body armour production plant.