Skyways, an emerging leader in the unmanned cargo domain, has taken receipt of an Orbital UAV production trial engine. The heavy fuel engine will support Skyways’ unmanned cargo aircraft, which is targeting the US Navy’s Blue Water Maritime Logistics program. The Blue Water program will select an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) capable of long-range naval
Ian Donabie, Author at Orbital
Orbital UAV recently had the pleasure of hosting Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) interns Rhys and Michael at our UAV engine development and manufacturing facility in Perth. The pair were assigned the lead on specific projects that required them to integrate across our entire business, working collaboratively with our Mechanical, Controls and Development teams. Rhys
The Orbital UAV Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held at our Balcatta operations on 16 November. In addition to hearing from the Orbital Board of Directors, the AGM also provided shareholders with the opportunity to see firsthand our existing engine production lines and progressing engine development programs, via a tour of our facility. Orbital UAV
Heavy fuel engine capability continues to be an objective requirement for the $3 billion global tactical unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market. As more of the market’s major players look to meet this requirement, Orbital UAV’s patented heavy fuel engine technology and industry leading engine performance continues to drive the Company’s growing customer portfolio. In our
As the WA Government continues to promote and support the State’s defence industry capability, the Orbital UAV team was delighted to welcome Premier the Hon Mark McGowan to its Balcatta facility in September. The Premier was joined by Member for Balcatta, David Michael MLA, with the visit providing a fantastic opportunity to showcase Orbital UAV’s
Orbital UAV will proudly represent Western Australia at the Indo Pacific International Maritime Exposition as part of the Defence West delegation. The Orbital UAV team will be on stand 3C11 at the Sydney International Convention Centre, alongside 22 other WA-based defence industry suppliers. This is the second time Orbital UAV has been selected by Defence
Orbital UAV was delighted to host Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP as he toured our Balcatta facility to learn more about our unique sovereign defence capability. The Prime Minister was joined by Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Melissa Price MP, Assistant Defence Minister Andrew Hastie, Senator Dean Smith and Vince Connelly MP.
Orbital UAV will proudly represent Team Defence Australia (‘TDA’) at the Sea-Air-Space Exposition in Maryland, USA this April. Sea-Air-Space is the largest maritime expo in the US, bringing together defence industry and key military decision makers. Orbital UAV has been selected to participate on the TDA stand to demonstrate Australia’s leading defence industry export capability.
The Australian Department of Defence has confirmed Orbital UAV customer Insitu Pacific Pty Ltd as the preferred supplier of the LAND129 Phase 3 Program – supplying Army’s next generation of tactical uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS). The Boeing subsidiary will supply its signature ‘Integrator’ UAS, which will be powered by engines manufactured by Orbital UAV at
Orbital UAV’s unique heavy fuel engine design and manufacturing capability is proudly featured in the 2022 Australian Defence Sales Catalogue. The sixth edition of the showcase publication puts the spotlight on the country’s growing defence export capabilities, featuring 226 Australian businesses across the states and territories. The Catalogue was launched by Minister for Defence Industry,