Following two delayed publication dates, the UK has finally released its National Space Strategy.
Nioa puts its hand up for Australian sovereign missile production
On 1 March, the Australian government announced it would accelerate the creation of a A$1 billion ($766 million) sovereign guided weapons enterprise.
Nioa is one company hoping to manufacture missiles for the Department of Defence, and at Land Forces 2021, the Brisbane-based company signed several partnership agreements.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said three months ago, ‘It’s an imperative we now proceed with the creation of a sovereign guided weapons capability as a priority, accelerating this process following the idea first being explored in the Force Structure Plan.’
Nioa sees itself as a contender for the strategic industry partner to …
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Welcome to Episode 38 of the third series of The Weekly Defence Podcast. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and more.
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Kaman claims its new KARGO UAV will raise standards in expeditionary logistics.
US space data firm Spire wants to grow its government and defence business.