24 May 2017
SA's 'valley of death' looked more like a pothole in comparison.
The LOSC capability had been scheduled to enter service in 2020.
Bids will close on June 9 to provide a manned fixed-wing surveillance service to be contracted by Australia’s Department of Defence but coordinated by the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency.
The system will address the emerging, advanced threats and increased threat density using the latest Active Electronically Scanned Array.
Moonraker Antennas Systems are currently in operation in several naval platforms worldwide including the Australian Canberra class LHDs.
The Defence Industry Forum signals a desire to expand the Sunshine Coast’s narrow economic base.
The system has already been installed on Navy's two Canberra Class LHDs and aboard the three Hobart Class DDGs.
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