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Northrop Grumman Australia has announced L3Harris Technologies has joined its growing team bidding for JP9102, the ADF's Satellite Communication System project.

As part of the Northrop Grumman Australia team, L3Harris will provide in-country, ground station capability including the Australian Wide Multi-Band Terminal (WMBT).

“Together with our partners, Northrop Grumman Australia and L3Harris will provide the Commonwealth with a sovereign, resilient end-to-end satellite communications capability solution, backed by our unmatched experience to support the future joint force and safeguard our national interests,” said Christine Zeitz, general manager Asia Pacific, Northrop Grumman.

“Northrop Grumman has a deep heritage in space systems with capabilities in satellite communications, ground, launch and control systems, for civil, commercial and defence customers,” said Frank DeMauro, vice president and general manager, tactical space systems, Northrop Grumman. “We are proud to partner with L3Harris to bring our collective expertise to support the Australian Defence Force.”

“L3Harris is excited to partner with Northrop Grumman Australia on JP9102 to provide an industry leading solution to the Commonwealth of Australia,” said Alan Clements, corporate vice president of L3Harris Australia. “Our two companies are well positioned to take the best of breed and leverage a strong and smart industrial base in Australia to grow Australia’s capabilities in the space domain.”

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