Network Centric Warfare: Enhancing LHD Comms

Joint Battlefield Airspace Control officer FTLT Timothy Clarke works with LSCSO Scott Dimmock in the Air Traffic Control room onboard HMAS Canberra. Credit: Defence

The Navy’s two Canberra class amphibious ships will act as key ADF command nodes during operations in the maritime and the littoral environment and, as such, will need to communicate securely and effectively at many levels.


Northrop Grumman M5 launches latest Secure Communications System product

Northrop Grumman M5 is set to use the 2014 Military Communications and Information Systems (MilCIs) conference to launch the latest product in their innovative Secure Communications System (SCS) series.

Lockheed Martin establishes Asia-Pacific ICT engineering hub in Melbourne

Following its success in gaining an $800 million contract with Defence for the provision of centralised processing services, Lockheed Martin is establishing an ICT engineering hub in the outer Melbourne suburb of Clayton.

Pitch Black 2014 – Communicating Effectively

The recent Pitch Black 2014 air defence exercise represented an important training opportunity for the Royal Australian Air Force in how to effectively operate and communicate with large numbers of different aircraft from several countries.

HQJOC makes for joint C2 in the ADF

It won an award as the nation’s best infrastructure project, and Top Secret clearance is required to work inside the operations area of what is one of the most heavily-secured sites in Australia. Welcome – or not, as the case may be – to Headquarters Joint Operations Command (HQJOC), where more than 500 triservice, Federal agency and coalition personnel plan, mount, conduct and control ADF operations worldwide.

Army digitisation now impacting C2 procedures

Army communications digitisation across 7Bde and beyond has reached the stage of influencing command and control procedures. But do these include training in the absence of C2?

Defence Business: Smart technologies on show at MilCIS | ADM December 2013/Janaury 2014

As always, MilCIS is the showcase for all things technical when it comes to military communications and information systems and the protection of such assets. Premium

NCW: Radar smarts on show in Adelaide | ADM November 2013

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

NCW: Tablets pass Army’s first training trial | ADM November 2013

A similar trial in the US found soldiers embraced the technology quickly.

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. Premium

NCW: Where to now for NCW? | ADM November 2013

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. Premium

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News: Defence Business: BAE Systems and Patria gear up for Land 400

A test vehicle has been used to assess the integration of a BAE Systems Haegglunds' E35 turret with a Patria AMV. Credit: BAE Systems

In the case of the Patria AMV35 contesting Project Land 400 Phase 2 there is a discernable difference – it mounts a larger, more powerful gun than its three competitors.