The backbone of Australia’s industrial base

With a growing global customer base, new engine production lines progressing and Defence funding to support the expansion of our production capability – the next 12 months at Orbital UAV is looking busy! Our latest Defence Global Competitiveness Grant from the Centre for Defence Industry Capability for new capital equipment will support our progress as

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Listen Now: FY21 Financial Results Conference Call

Today we released our audited Financial Results and Annual Report for the financial year ending 30 June 2021, confirming revenue of $31.2M and an underlying net loss of $1.3M before abnormals. You can listen to a recording of our financial result conference call with CEO Todd Alder and CFO David Bonomini via Open Briefing, here.

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The Orbital UAV team was delighted to welcome Shadow Minister for Defence Industry Matt Keogh MP to our Balcatta operations. As the Member for Burt, Matt was keen to see first-hand our growing defence industry capability and expanding operations in Western Australia. Accompanied by CEO Todd Alder, COO Martin Johnston and GM People, Culture &

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Orbital UAV at Land Forces 2021

Orbital UAV’s presence at Land Forces 2021 was a great opportunity to showcase our growing defence capability on the national stage and build our reputation as the world leader in spark-ignited heavy fuel engine systems for tactical UAVs! Selected by Defence West to represent and promote Western Australia’s defence industry capability, we spent three days

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Stockhead: Defence & Security V-Con

The Australian Defence sector currently represents a “unique environment” for investors, with all three services (Army, Air Force, Navy) committing to billion dollar projects over the next 5-10 years. That’s the view of MA Financial Group’s Ryan Pittman in Stockhead’s recent Defence & Security Virtual Conference. Ryan points out that historically the Defence sector hasn’t been prominent on the ASX

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StockPal’s Tech in Oz Webinar – with CEO Todd Alder

Orbital UAV has developed an array of patented technology that is currently disrupting the military drone engine market…That’s the starting point for our CEO Todd Alder in the latest edition of StockPal’s Tech in Oz webinars. Orbital UAV is building its reputation as the world leader in the design and manufacture of integrated engine systems

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Australian Defence Sales Catalogue 2021

Orbital UAV’s unique sovereign industrial capability is once again featured in this year’s Australian Defence Sales Catalogue, showcasing some of Australia’s leading-edge products, technologies and services available for export. As a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of propulsion systems and flight critical components for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Orbital UAV is already

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WA Defence Review – Leadership in Industry

What are the key challenges that senior decision-makers have to contend with in large organisations and what strategies should be considered to deliver solutions, mitigate risk and build institutional resilience? These were some of the questions discussed at a recent WA Defence Review event, co-hosted by The CEO Institute WA and Quest East Perth. Our

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Strong increase in US military spending

World military expenditure in 2020 is estimated to have been $1,981 billion – the highest level since 1988 – according to the latest research from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The five biggest spenders in 2020, which together accounted for 62 per cent of global military expenditure, were the United States, China, India,

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Defence grant to support global growth    

As an advanced aerospace manufacturer, the quality and reliability of all components within our propulsion systems and associated technologies is paramount. That’s why we continue to invest in and build our capability and capacity to rigorously test every single aspect of our industry leading engines. Our patented Argon FlexECU™ technology is a critical element to

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