C4I + EW

Now integrated into the Defence Innovation Hub, Defence’s successful Capability Technology Demonstrator (CTD) program has spawned some cutting edge technologies, with many in the Electronic Warfare (EW) domain.

With Electronic Warfare (EW) now playing a crucial role in both surface and sub-surface operations, providing a steady flow of specialised EW operators is a major focus of the RAN’s training process.

The recent Defence 
White Paper and associated Integrated Investment Program (IIP) together forecast an investment of around $17.4 billion in the Electronic Warfare (EW) domain.

The transfer of responsibility for the support of major elements of the JORN Over the Horizon Radar system from Lockheed Martin Australia to BAE Systems Australia (BAES) is now under way.

East Gippsland company ZCG has received a significant contract to supply high-end antennas for Defence as part of the Redwing suite of technology designed to keep troops safe from explosions in the field.

A new project to improve Navy vessels’ safety, speed, and fuel consumption through the better use of unmanned aerial systems has commenced.

The Electronic Warfare (EW) landscape is a sensitive subject and seldom discussed in open forums, yet it’s clear that the RAAF is set to move from self-protection to a force-level EW capability.

Jones outlined how Telstra was preparing for the new era of mass data consumption and would continue to work as a strategic partner to Defence under the mantra of keeping it better connected and better protected.

The new photonic solution can be used across various defence domains and platforms.

The ADF has a need to communicate with deployed forces around the world. Space based communications support global, long-range, high-capacity communication links for the effective and efficient exchange of information.

A major component of the ADF’s largest battlespace communications overhaul in a generation is one third complete with introduction into service activity for Release 1 of Project JP2072 Phase 2B I-BTN (Integrated Battlefield Telecommunications Network) now taking place.

Under the contract, Harris will manufacture and deliver IDECM jammers for the RAAF F/A-18E/F Super Hornets.

Currawong is the latest phase in a program to deliver a digital battlespace communications capability throughout Army.

The holy grail of Tactical Data Link (TDL) integration for the war fighter is the seamless dissemination of information to maintain Situational Awareness, effect C2 and proscute weapons engagements. Enter the new Joint TDL Information Exchange Capability Subprogram.

DST Group’s National Security and ISR Division (NISD) have been actively developing an indigenous Passive Radar experimental capability over the last 10 years.

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.