Christening of 'Beth' the Bluebottle

August 19, 2020

On 19 August 2020, Ocius staff and board and a handful of VIPs gathered at Ocius R&D facility at UNSW to celebrate the christening of “Beth”, the first of…

Bluebottle USVs permitted to operate autonomously in Australia’s Exclusive Economic Zone

July 06, 2020

Last week, Bob the Bluebottle left Botany Bay heads at 11am Wednesday the 1st of July arriving at Ulladulla heads at 3pm Thursday 2nd of July, a distance of 9…

Ocius awarded a $5.5M Defence Innovation Hub contract

June 16, 2020

Today Hon Melissa Price announced a $5.5 million Defence innovation Hub contract to continue developing it's autonomous unmanned surface vessels. “Defence’s…

Bluebottles mentioned in ASPI report on OPVs

June 03, 2020

Key points "The centrepieces of the government’s naval shipbuilding plan—the Attack-class future submarine program (SEA 1000) and the Hunter-class future…

2020 ADF Sales Catalogue showcases Bluebottle USV

March 20, 2020

"Launched by the Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Melissa Price MP, on 19 March 2020. The 2020 edition provides information on surplus ADF equipment for…

RADM Lee Goddard discusses Bluebottles in March ADM Magazine

March 10, 2020

Excerpt from Page 56 of the Australian Defence Magazine's March 2020 edition. What can industry do to support MBC? "I think probably three things," RADM Goddard…

UNSW and Ocius to research GNSS Situational Awareness at Sea

February 12, 2020

https://defenceinnovationnetwork.com/seed-projects-awarded-in-december-2019/ The Defence Innovation Network (DIN) has awarded a Seed Project grant to Ocius and…

December Update 2019

December 17, 2019

OCIUS + DST Underwater Group achieve Australian first at Summerfest 2019. From Dec 2 - Dec 6, we attended ‘Summerfest 2019’, marine autonomy trials at HMAS…