C4I + EW

More than 290 radar experts from 15 countries congregated in Adelaide in mid-September for the Radar 2013 International Conference.

A gruelling two-year trial using some 160 tablet devices in Army training found all but one survived, offering tangible savings and other benefits to training, Major James Rogers of the HQ Forces Command told Australian Defence Magazine.

The Network Centric Warfare (NCW) Roadmap 2009 is undergoing a significant transformation, incorporating fast-moving developments of a joint network concept that is still being initialised.

Although Plan Beersheba, Army’s modernisation plan for the future, does not directly address the specifics of Network-Centric Warfare (NCW), it nevertheless intends to reconfigure the service in a manner, which will take advantage of future developments.

Thales Alenia Space and Thales Australia have announced their sponsorship of a new Masters degree program in satellite systems engineering at the University of New South Wales.

Northrop Grumman has received a $124 million award to provide personnel for expanded operations of Counter-Rocket, Artillery and Mortar sense-and-warn systems in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS, a wholly-owned company in the Kongsberg Group, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Horten-based company Norspace AS.

Elbit Systems, through its subsidiary, Elbit Systems Electro-optics Elop, has debuted the "ENGAGER" - a new advanced remote reconnaissance gathering system designed for day and night operations.

FLIR Systems has announced a contract award from the US Navy worth some $52 million for its Star SAFIRE HD family of digital, high definition, full-spectrum imaging systems.

Analytical Graphics, Inc. has announced a new partnership with Nova Systems and Geoplex to enhance sales and technical support of its software in the Australian and New Zealand markets.

An infra-red short-range mobile communications system has been installed on the first three of the UK's fleet of Type 45 Destroyers, providing a secure and interference-free comms facility.

The latest generation MRS-2000LTM, is an all digital, ruggedized, transportable video receiving system for precise situational awareness picture build up of the battlefield.


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The A-460 is a Low IM (Intermodulation) versatile multi-purpose antenna covering the full 800 to 3000 MHz bandwidth.

Thales Australia's Cross Domain Solution for secure network access is gaining increasing acceptance with customers, and promoting information sharing in mission critical environments.

DSTO is helping advance an innovative power generation and harvesting system, as part of the Capability and Technology Demonstrator Program.