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QinetiQ Australia today announced a sponsorship with the Australian War Memorial in Canberra to provide project management and engineering services valued at AU$50,000 per year over the next two years. At the same time, Director of the Australian War Memorial Dr Brendan Nelson officially opened QinetiQ Australia's new Canberra office located at Level 3, 12 Brindabella Circuit, within Canberra Airport’s Brindabella Business Park.
QinetiQ Australia has appointed Mat Sibree as General Manager Aerospace. Based in South Melbourne, Mat has overall responsibility for 80 engineers and consultants delivering advice and services to Defence, industry and commercial customers. His area of the business also holds unique status as the Australian Defence Force’s chosen partner in aircraft structural integrity as a certified Authorised Engineering Organisation.
QinetiQ Australia has commenced the second phase of full scale fatigue testing on the Hawkei vehicle at Thales Australia’s manufacturing facility in Bendigo, Victoria.
QinetiQ is showing the SPO stand-off threat detection system in Australia for the first time at the Security in Government (SiG) 2015 conference and exhibition at the National Convention Centre in Canberra. Hosted by the Australian Attorney-General's Department, hundreds of Australian Government agency security advisers and private sector security practitioners will get their first up close look at SPO-7R and learn about QinetiQ’s plans for the next generation SPO-NX that will be available in early 2016.
QinetiQ Australia has been commended by the Defence Materiel Organisation’s Ground Telecommunications Equipment Systems Project Office (GTESPO) for delivering several technical upgrades to the Woomera Test Range in South Australia at short notice.
QinetiQ Australia today announced the appointment of Shane Fairweather as Strategy Director. Shane has extensive experience in business development and capture management in the Defence market and, in this role, he will assist with QinetiQ Australia’s growth strategy.
QinetiQ Australia Integrated Logistics Support specialist Tony Blunden has received a Chief of Air Force commendation for his involvement in the design, development and introduction into service of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) General Purpose Uniform (GPU)
QinetiQ Australia today announced the appointment of three senior leaders to the business to help position the company for future growth in Australia. George McGuire has been appointed General Manager Land and Maritime, Dirk Noordewier General Manager Aerospace and Will Taylor General Manager Government and Industry.
Courtney Cole, a Principal Consultant for QinetiQ Australia, has won a Young Achiever Award from the Australian Industry and Defence Network–Australian Capital Territory (AIDN-ACT).