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Corporate entry Long Range Weapons Establishment (1947 - 1955)

Department of Defence

From
1 January 1947
Salisbury, South Australia, Australia
To
31 January 1955
Functions
Ammunitions, Explosives or Weapons Industries and Defence Industries
Reference No
CA 3038
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Salisbury, South Australia

Summary

The Long Range Weapons Establishment was established after the conclusion of the Second World War as a facility for the research and development of rocket-propelled weapons. In January 1955 the Long Range Weapons Establishment was amalgamated with other defence research laboratories to form a single establishment, the Weapons Research Establishment.

Timeline

 1947 - 1955 Long Range Weapons Establishment
       1955 - 1978 Weapons Research Establishment
             1978 - 1981 Trials Resources Laboratory
             1978 - 1987 Electronics Research Laboratory
             1978 - 1987 Advanced Engineering Laboratory
             1978 - 1991 Weapons Systems Research Laboratory
                   1978 - 1987 Advanced Engineering Laboratory
                   1987 - 1994 Surveillance Research Laboratory
                   1987 - 1994 Electronics Research Laboratory
                         1987 - 1994 Surveillance Research Laboratory
                         1987 - 1994 Electronics Research Laboratory
                               1994 - 2002 Electronics and Surveillance Research Laboratory
                               1994 - 2002 Electronics and Surveillance Research Laboratory

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See also

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