C4I + EW

Australia and the US aim to develop technologies for the deployment of co-operative manned and unmanned electromagnetic operations in the air domain.

Australia has expanded its partnership with the US to develop the Next Generation Jammer system for the EA-18G Growler.

The selection of Boeing’s Tactical Edge Server (TES) for inclusion in 211 Boxers has brought growth opportunities for several Australian SMEs.

The convergence of operating domains means that Multi-Domain Operations (MDO) are becoming a key requirement to gain superiority.

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.