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BAE Systems sign on as key partner for Findon Technical College

BAE Systems Australia has been named as a key employment partner for South Australia’s first technical college at Findon. Aligning with the State Government’s Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering industry focus, the partnership between BAE Systems and the Findon Technical College will ensure a pipeline of skilled workers for the defence and naval shipbuilding industries. The College will offer years 10-12 students the chance to learn in world-class facilities and will provide career pathways to welders, fabricators, computer assisted designers, programmers, robotic technicians and more. Head of Resourcing and Early Careers at BAE Systems, Georgette Elston, said the College is important ...

30 November 2022
BAE Systems sign on as key partner for Findon Technical College2022-11-30T15:41:01+10:30

Submarine testing agreement to support new jobs in SA

A new contract has been signed between Osborne based companies ASC and QMS NDT & NACE(QMS) that will see more than 25 local jobs supported through the delivery of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and metal survey services. The new deal will see QMS deliver x-ray and radiographic testing for Collins class submarines as part of the Full Cycle Docking program. This technology enables precise analysis of the integrity of the structures’ welds, pipe wall thicknesses, and other metallic components without physical disruption and will be used by ASC teams to effectively target maintenance activities. ASC Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer ...

29 November 2022
Submarine testing agreement to support new jobs in SA2022-12-05T12:12:27+10:30

Company shines light on innovative training

Lumination, an Adelaide-based company specialising in bringing classroom lessons to life using immersive technologies, is working with the Defence Innovation Hub to explore how it might transform training environments for the Australian Defence Force.  Lumination integrates immersive technologies such as virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (Ai) into the school curriculum. It wasn’t until an interaction with defence company BAE Systems that the Lumination team considered their specialist knowledge could play a role in training ADF personnel. BAE Systems suggested Lumination approach the Defence Innovation Hub, which invests in technologies with the potential to enhance Defence capability. Lumination’s chief commercial ...

21 November 2022
Company shines light on innovative training2022-11-21T13:30:07+10:30

REDARC to shine a light for Hunter class

South Australian company REDARC Defence & Space has been awarded a $23 million contract for the supply of lighting and related parts for the Royal Australian Navy’s anti-submarine warfare frigates. The Lonsdale-based company will be responsible for the manufacture and delivery of 12,600 LED lights for the first three Hunter class warships being built at the world-class Osborne Naval Shipyard. The contract is the result of a five-year collaboration between REDARC and UK LED lighting business MARL International. The companies will partner to produce 79 different types of lights for each frigate, including bunk and flood lights, weatherdeck and step ...

18 November 2022
REDARC to shine a light for Hunter class2022-11-18T14:34:25+10:30