GME are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Owl Cyber Defense out of the United States to develop an Australian-based delivery and support capability for Owl’s NSA-certified exportable cyber security products. As part of Owl and GME’s joint commitment to support U.S. and Five Eyes (FVEY) partnership, the MOU is intended to enhance the availability and sustainment of Owl’s products in Australia and New Zealand through GME’s established presence in the AUKUS nations.
“Owl remains steadfastly dedicated to the security of the United States and its partners, especially those key allies of the Five Eyes,” said Scott Orton, CEO of Owl Cyber Defense. “As such, we are very pleased to announce this agreement with GME. This expansion of Owl’s product and support capacity within the AUKUS nations will bring vital cyber security solutions closer to the hands of our partner nations and the U.S. at a pivotal global moment. GME’s respected reputation as a provider of secure communications equipment is a great match to enable Owl to quickly meet customer demand and ensure we can continue to deliver for both our U.S. and international customers.”
General Manager Defence and Security at GME, Chris Rule commented: “GME electronic and radio products have been keeping Australians safe and connected for many decades. Providing the electronics underpinning national defence is core business for GME and we can do so at the speed and scale needed by customers to deploy these products in the tactical domains of Sea, Land, and Air”.
GME is an Australian-owned and operated company with a 64-year history of supporting Australians with reliable radio communications and satellite emergency beacons for use at sea and on the land, in all weather and terrain. GME operates a secure, purpose-built facility in Sydney and employs more than 240 staff including 50 engineers specialising in RF, electronics, software, mechanical, verification & validation. With a security cleared workforce, GME offers secure, advanced electronics design and manufacturing services to meet Defence and industrial customer needs in areas of communications, robotic and autonomous systems, precision weapons, cyber security systems, and integrated sensors.
Owl Cyber Defense is a U.S.-based cyber security corporation with a deep history within the critical infrastructure, defence, and intelligence sectors. For over 20 years, Owl Cyber Defense’s NSA-certified cross domain and data diode solutions have provided hardened network security checkpoints for absolute threat prevention and secure data transfers, communication, and collaboration. Assessed and accredited through rigorous testing by the U.S. government, independent testing authorities, and international standards bodies, Owl Cyber Defense technologies and services help to secure the networks of governments and organisations around the world.