Adelaide based designer & manufacturer APC Technology has partnered with Raytheon Australia to provide radio operator consoles as part of the Sea 1654 program that will deliver the two AOR maritime replenishment and support ships being built by Navantia for the Royal Australian Navy.
APC Technology has an established relationship with Raytheon Australia including the delivery of a range of bespoke products for the guided missile destroyer Communication and Information Systems (CIS) including: UPS, ruggedised mounting arrangements for various Commercial Off The Shelf equipment, Thin Client Enclosures (to house COTS computers) and ship’s consoles.
APC Technology managing director Scott Begbie said the company has been able to demonstrate its depth of knowledge and ability to meet criteria, budgets and deadlines, having worked with Raytheon on multiple projects.
APC Technology will be responsible for the manufacture of a range of computing solutions as well as the planning, sourcing and layout of the consoles. An integral part of the process will be the responsibility for the integration, power distribution, airflow management and cable management of the consoles. The design of the red-black architecture of the system will also be managed by the company.