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Allegion to Acquire Australian Residential Door Hardware Leader Gainsborough

Posted 17/5/2018

Allegion, the leading global security products and solutions provider, has agreed to acquire GWA Group Limited’s Door and Access Systems Business through one of its subsidiaries. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2018.

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Olympus brings award-winning Olympus LIVE to Sydney

Posted 12/5/2018

Olympus is excited to announce the launch of the Olympus LIVE experience centre in Macquarie Park, Sydney. Olympus LIVE is designed specifically for Olympus customers to access technology and undertake education in a purpose-built environment.

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Nominations open for $30,000 Defence Innovation Awards

Posted 12/5/2018

Innovative individuals and companies in the Land domain have until July 9 to enter the 2018 Land Forces Industry Innovation Awards, to be presented at the Land Forces 2018 conference and exhibition at the Adelaide Convention Centre from September 4 to 6.

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Raytheon Australia’s Andrew Whittaker wins Australian Naval Institute’s 2018 McNeil Prize

Posted 12/5/2018

Andrew Whittaker is this year’s winner of the Australian Naval Institute’s McNeil Prize. This is awarded to an individual or individuals from Australian defence industry who have made an outstanding contribution to the capabilities and sustainment of the Royal Australian Navy.

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IFS, fountx™ and TAE Aerospace integrate enterprise data with assisted reality technology

Posted 8/5/2018

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces the launch of a new proof of concept – developed by IFS Labs, in collaboration with fountx and its Australian parent company, TAE Aerospace – to change the way that companies maintain complex assets.

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Defence Vision seeking distributors in Pakistan, UAE and Saudi Arabia

Posted 8/5/2018

Melbourne, Australia: Defence Vision, experts in lightweight gyro-stabilised imaging systems are actively seeking qualified and skilled distributors in Pakistan, the UAE and Saudi Arabia for the distribution of their products.

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Dahua Academy to be Launched in DACH Area

Posted 8/5/2018

To provide localised services as well as relevant knowledge / skills to partners and clients globally, Dahua Technology, the leading video surveillance solution provider, will establish a Dahua Academy in DACH (Germany, Austria & Switzerland) in May 2018.

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IFS launches SaaS-based fleet and lineplanning solutions for commercial aviation industry

Posted 4/5/2018

New IFS Maintenix solutions designed to simplify fleet and line maintenance planning will enable commercial operators of all sizes to react quickly to unexpected schedule changes.

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Victaulic introduces new Firelock Innovative Groove System at Fire Australia

Posted 4/5/2018

Victaulic, the leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems, has launched its FireLock® Innovative Groove System (IGS) at the Fire Australia Tradeshow in Brisbane this week. The new grooved system reduces pipe preparation time by 50 percent.

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Civil security innovators awarded at CIVSEC 2018

Posted 4/5/2018

Five Australian organisations have been rewarded and recognised for innovation in the fields of civil security and community protection, at the CivSec 2018 Congress and Exposition in Melbourne.

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Hills adds fuel to fire business with new appointment

Posted 4/5/2018

Hills has announced the appointment of Gautam Yadav as Business Development Manager for its fire safety portfolio, responsible for Australia and New Zealand (ANZ).

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Dahua Technology Takes Home Four Wins from MTP Gold Medal 2018

Posted 27/4/2018

Four Dahua Technology products have won MTP Gold Medals 2018 at Securex Fairs in Poland, with the NKB5000 Keyboard, TPC-BF2120 Camera, XVR5216AN-4KL-16P Recorder and HAC-PFW3601-A180 Camera all winners.

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Airbus, Dassault Aviation and Leonardo reaffirm commitment to European MALE programme

Posted 27/4/2018

The first full scale model of the European Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft (MALE RPAS) was unveiled today during a ceremony held at the 2018 ILA Berlin Air Show, which opened its gates at Schönefeld airport.

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Commencement of Refit Marks Milestone for Canada and Lockheed Martin Canada

Posted 26/4/2018

New Zealand Secretary of Defence Helene Quilter and CO Commander Steve Lenik, RNZN, transferred HMNZS TE KAHA into the care of Lockheed Martin Canada and Seaspan Victoria Shipyards Co. Ltd to commence the shipyard industrial refit phase of the ANZAC FSU project.

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CIVSEC 2018 - focus on Games security

Posted 20/4/2018

While Australia celebrates completion of a successful Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australian law enforcement agencies are studying lessons learned from the event’s security arrangements.

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