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,
Orbital UAV has released its financial results for the six months ended 31 December 2021. FY22 H1 HIGHLIGHTS Consolidated revenue and other income of $11.2M Cash, term deposits and receivables of $7.6M Two engine models in production for key customer Boeing-Insitu Four engine development programs underway for Textron Systems (x2), Singapore and Skyways Targeting FY22
With our expanding customer and product opportunities and a strong pipeline of contracted engine development programs, we were delighted to receive funding via a Defence Global Competitiveness grant earlier this year to support our growth objectives. The grant has gone towards the purchase of new specialist precision manufacturing equipment that will support our production targets
Western Australia has emerged as a global leader in the development of air systems and Orbital UAV is part of that growing ecosystem. The latest edition of Australian Air Power Today features a number of interesting articles on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), including commentary on WA’s current opportunity within defence and the role Orbital UAV
The Orbital Corporation Limited 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held in Perth, WA on 16 November. All Resolutions were all strongly supported by shareholders, including the re-election of Chairman John Welborn. View the AGM voting results here. Following the formal business, Mr Welborn addressed the meeting, highlighting the positive progress the Company has made