BAE Systems Australia has been handed a $1.2 billion contract to upgrade the over-the-horizon Jindalee Operational Radar Network.
Radar technology designed to protect soldiers and manage commercial air traffic will be exported from South Australia.
South Australian start-up Silentium Defence has developed a passive radar that uses pre-existing and non-sensor sources of radiofrequency energy to map out an environment.
RF seeker technology made by BAE Systems Australia is being readied for use in the Joint Strike Missile, being developed for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
Australia's space surveillance radar has now reached full operational capacity.
A prototype of a radar system is now tracking orbiting space objects.
An Australian company named Midnight Opals has trialled a new generation of ground penetrating radar that promises good results.
The Sundance SMT365 DSP module is being used to help develop portable humanitarian mine detector (PHMD) technology. The PHMD system uses a pulse induction metal detector combined with a ground-penetrating radar array to discriminate between minimum metal antipersonnel mines and small metal clutter.
A radar system that might one day see through solid earth and could be used to clear conflict zones of landmines, is being developed by researchers in The Netherlands.
Garmin has released the Fishfinder 400C. This colour unit with a 4" QVGA colour display is driven by a 500 W RMS dual frequency dual beam sonar to depths of 460 m.
Agilent Technologies is hosting an Aerospace and Defence Symposium in Canberra and Adelaide (10 & 12 May) focused on modern measurement techniques for testing advanced military communications and radars.
Only a week after their custom-built mobile weather radar had been finished and newly deployed out at the University of Auckland's Ardmore field site, a tornado whirled through