On 30th of May 2020 SpaceX and NASA made history with their successful launch of the manned Demonstration Flight 2. This is the first commercial launch bringing Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station. A big achievement for all the people who worked so hard and once again showed that the Sky is Not the Limit!
During this event there also was a success in the Netherlands with the SMART-L Multi Mission radar from Thales. Through autonomous surveillance we detected and tracked, from our site in Hengelo, both the Crew Dragon and the Second Stage while they passed over Europe with 28.000 km/h.
How the French Navy’s ATL2 modernisation programme combines Thales’s cutting-edge SEARCHMASTER® radar and latest-generation data processing to demonstrate better performance – even in tougher environments
The most detailed economic analysis to date of how Australia’s Defence Industry spending flows through the national economy has found significant benefits to Australian SMEs and a strong economic benefit from Sovereign Industry Capabilities.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, consumer habits have changed, including a decline in the circulation of cash. Consumers are looking to minimise the risk of contact, making greater use of credit cards and payment applications on their mobile phones. Contactless payments can help prevent the spread of the virus, while also making transactions secure
In November each year, the Defence Chief Information Officer Group (CIOG) partners with the University of New South Wales, Canberra and the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) to present MilCIS.