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DMTC study highlights opportunities in advanced materials

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A new study into Australian carbon fibre capabilities will help drive sovereign manufacturing development for future defence projects.

The DMTC study, in conjunction with the Advanced Fibre Cluster Geelong, concludes there are impressive carbon fibre and composite manufacturing capabilities across Australia‚Äôs industrial and research sectors. (more…)

Posted by Harry Baxter on July 29th, 2021 Tagged: , , , , ,

Emerging leaders and innovators recognised in national honours

A DMTC-supported PhD candidate and young Australian innovator has been awarded a High Commendation in the Land Forces 2021 Innovation Awards.

Harry Veivers has been a driving force in the lightweighting work package of the Thales Australia Networked Future Augmented Small-Arms Technologies (N-FAST) project, successfully manufacturing prototypes using a novel design to achieve a 40% mass reduction. (more…)

Posted by Harry Baxter on May 18th, 2021 Tagged: , , , ,