C4I + EW

Elbit Systems has designated its new Port Melbourne facility as a C4I Development Centre.

Barrett Communications have recently been awarded a multiyear contract to supply the Canadian National Defence Department.

EM Solutions has been awarded a $6.5m contract by Thales for the supply of satellite radio systems.

A prototype battlespace communication technology was put to the test at Ex Talisman Sabre, 18 months ahead of its scheduled release.

Boeing Defence Australia has signed three-year contract extensions to operate, maintain and enhance the Defence High Frequency Communications System.

BAE Systems Australia has opened a laboratory to develop new technology that will be ‘the brains’ of the upgraded Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN).

Head of Information Warfare and Deputy Chief of Joint Capabilities Group Major General Marcus Thompson spoke to an industry audience in Canberra this week.

Defence has engaged Brisbane-based L3 Micreo to deliver more than 14,000 additional Silvershield units to the Afghanistan National Defense and Security Forces.

The system detects and identifies all modern search, acquisition and tracking radars of maritime, ground-based and airborne weapons systems.

Work on the initial research of the Miniaturised Orbital Electronic Sensor System (MOESS) project has commenced.

Leidos Australia has been chosen to deliver the first tranche of Joint Project 2096 Phase 1.

Work will be undertaken in Geraldton, WA, to support the US Navy in maintaining and operating multiple electronic, communication, and computing platforms across the Pacific.

The annual Military Communication and Information Systems conference showcased the latest information and communication technologies with updates from the military on major projects.

The issue faced by the ADF today is that existing communications and information networks were not “designed” as an integrated system and do not appear to be a good foundation upon which to build the 
5th Generation Force the ADF is acquiring.

The JP9102 Phase 1 program office for the next generation of satcom technologies held an industry briefing session in Canberra at the end of September, with 170 companies registering 
for the event.

The British government has confirmed that it was in discussion with Boeing and the RAAF about the potential for the E-7 Wedgetail to replace its current Sentry fleet.