Marshall Lewis was nominated for the Rising Star Award and Garth Niethe for the Innovation of the Year Award. Both Garth and Marshall are honoured to have made it to the Finalist stage.
Australian defence industry businesses set to benefit from updated Commonwealth procurement guidelines
Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price has announced that Australian defence industry businesses seeking to participate in the government’s $270 billion capability investment will benefit from updated Commonwealth procurement guidelines. Read more
Project CHORUS makes high-risk, high-payoff satellite communications (SATCOM) research venture a reality.
Defence’s first collaborative project will be launched through the SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre (CRC). CHORUS, or Compact Hybrid Optical-RF User Segment, explores ways of integrating both laser-based optical and radio frequency (RF) communications technologies in a single SATCOM user terminal.
EM Solutions has signed a statement of strategic intent and co-operation with the Australian Space Agency. This statement outlines an intention to leverage the experience and capabilities of EM Solutions to help build the burgeoning Australian space sector.
Electro Optic Systems (ASX:EOS) has agreed to acquire space communications company EM Solutions Pty Limited.
EM Solutions CEO Dr Rowan Gilmore today announced, "EM Solutions is delighted to become a part of the EOS Group. For our customers, the new group offers a deeper capital base, access to further leading edge research, and much greater support capability offshore.”
A lot has changed since EM Solution’s founder Dr. John Ness built circuits for space some 30 years ago. In those days it took a long time to get approval to use surface mount components even though these were much smaller, lighter and more reliable than the, then, old fashioned wire-wound components. The predecessor space circuits look very primitive by comparison.
Their youthful energy, inquisitive minds and contemporary learning is a welcome addition to the office – that’s right, we’ve got Interns! EM Solutions has a long history of providing internships to some of the country’s brightest minds and this year is no different. We currently have four promising engineers-in-the-making integrated into our workforce, cutting their teeth alongside our technological leaders in industry.
Last week our Operations Director, Georgios Makris, was fortunate to be a part of Team Defence Australia delegation exhibiting at IDEX 2019. IDEX is the largest international tri-service defence conference and exhibition held biennially in Abu Dhabi.
Recently launched defence industry partnership C4 EDGE has welcomed its latest industry partner, Queensland-based EM Solutions, leveraging the company’s expertise in the satellite communications and microwave communications capabilities.
Headquartered in Brisbane, EM Solutions is a trusted technology developer of innovative microwave and on-the-move radio and satellite products that help to deliver high speed telecommunications anywhere in the world.
EM Solutions are the proud winners of a new Australian Global Defence Competitiveness Grant announced recently. These funding awards support the defence export capability of small and innovative Australian businesses to invest in projects that build export capability towards a stronger, more sustainable and globally competitive Australian defence industry. The grant to EM Solutions will enable improvements to its satellite test range, allowing over the air loop-back testing of its terminals in multiple frequency bands.
Electro Optic Systems Holdings Limited today announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Brisbane-based EM Solutions has recently closed contracts to deliver its Cobra Maritime Satellite Terminals to four allied Navy end users in the EMEA region. These contracts, valued at approximately $14M, will be delivered through 2020 and 2021.
In addition to its strong existing order book with the Royal Australian Navy, these contracts result in a record backlog for the company, six months after being acquired by EOS.
Recent MiQ (Made In Queensland) grant secures future development of lean manufacturing capabilities and bolsters EM Solutions' competitive advantage globally.
Following a 2016 framework agreement signed between Thales and EM Solutions, we were fortunate to be recognised in 2018 as Thales Australia’s Supplier of the Year award for Export Achievement. More recently, we have been awarded a AUD$ 6.5M contract by global prime contractor Thales for the supply of satellite radio systems to support a major connectivity project.
EM Solutions’ products are deployed in a wide variety of places – land, sea, air and space. Each of these has application-specific compliance requirements governed by military, civilian, aeronautical and space standards and their certifying agencies. The requirements cover environmental testing such as temperature, humidity, vibration, shock, altitude, water ingress, salt fog, as well as sand and dust.
An exciting day for EM Solutions as we conclude negotiations for supply of the Cobra M3 X/Ka Triband Maritime Terminal for the SEA1180 OPV Program.