Australian Hypersonics development blasts off

Australian Defence Minister Peter Dutton made an announcement on 25 January of a major boost to the development of Australia’s sovereign hypersonic weapons capability.

The Australian Hypersonics Research Precinct unveiled by the Minister at Eagle Farm in Brisbane will accelerate collaboration between defense industry, universities and international partners to advance Australian development of hypersonic technology.

Thales Australia announced that it is proud to be actively supporting the government’s innovation and national security objectives through their Collaborative Research and Development Program delivering Advanced Rocket Motor Technology.

CEO of Thales Australia, Chris Jenkins, said the ability of Australian industry to be innovative and adaptive would be critical to the delivery of the government’s ambition.

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