Beyond the protection of Earth's atmosphere lies a
hostile environment flooded with solar and
Space radiation can damage the critical electronic
components of spacecraft, leading to mission failure.
Similarly, the damage to the DNA of crew can lead to
long-term health problems.
Modelling radiation effects on components and crew can
mitigate risks and maximise the likelihood of
Amentum Pty Ltd is a private Australian company with a
niche capability in modelling ionising radiation
environments. It provides this as a service to Defence and
Aerospace clients, and leverages it to develop
technology in collaboration with industry and research
The amentum was a leather strap used by ancient greeks
to extend the range and stability of the javelin in
Similarly, Amentum exists to
extend the capabilities of its clients and ensure the
safety and security of personnel and assets.
Amentum is a proud foundation member of the nandin Deep Technology Incubator at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation,
a member of the Australasian Radiation Protection Society and the Space Industry Association of Australia,
supports veterans and their families with SoldierOn,
and is a member of early-stage corporate philanthropy organisation Pledge 1%.
As a member of the Project Outcomes simulation team,
professional engineering services of Amentum are
available to the Australian Department of Defence
through the Simulation Support Panel and
the Defence Support Services Panel.