Rockwell Collins wins contract for Digital Terminal Control System simulators

Rockwell Collins Australia has been awarded a contract valued at $40 million to supply eight Digital Terminal Control System (DTCS) simulators. Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne stated that the contract includes operator and maintenance support, and builds on the acquisition of three interim systems in March this year, with 80 per cent of the contract value to be … [Read more...]

APC Technology secures contract to supply radio operator consoles for replenishment ships

Adelaide-based designer and manufacturer APC Technology has partnered with Raytheon Australia to provide radio operator consoles as part of the SEA 1654 Maritime Operational Support Capability project. 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. The company stated that … [Read more...]

RAN conducts first operational manned-unmanned teaming

Adelaide class frigate HMAS Newcastle has conducted the Royal Australian Navy’s first simultaneous operations of manned and unmanned aircraft during the ship’s current deployment to the Middle East on Operation MANITOU. The frigate’s MH-60R Seahawk ‘Romeo’ helicopter and the ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle were employed on concurrent surface search sorties in the Gulf of … [Read more...]

Rafael partners with steel manufacturer Bisalloy

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has announced that it is entering into a new commercial relationship with Bisalloy Steels. Successful trials of Bisalloy’s armour plating will result in a major export contract that will enable the Australian steel manufacturer to join Rafael’s global supply chain. “We are very proud to be able to work with such a well-renowned and proven … [Read more...]

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems repositions Australian business as it seeks new opportunities

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems has re-evaluated the positioning of its Australian business, following the closing of the acquisition of ATLAS ELEKTRONIK and its subsidiary SONARTECH ATLAS by ThyssenKrupp. This strategic assessment concluded that the naval ship design and engineering arm of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems Australia could be more efficiently and sustainably developed … [Read more...]