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Rear Admiral Tony Dalton

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Rear Admiral (RADM) Tony Dalton is the Head of the Joint Systems Division. In this role RADM Dalton oversees the acquisition and sustainment of the Australian Defence Force’s joint systems covering electronic warfare, communications and command support, satellites and tactical interoperability, surveillance and control systems, and guided weapons.

RADM Dalton has decades of Defence experience having joined the Royal Australian Navy in 1980 as a direct entry aviation midshipman. He has amassed over 5500 military helicopter flying hours and has extensive experience as a Sea King and Seahawk flight pilot, a display pilot and as a qualified helicopter instructor. He served as Executive Officer of 816 Squadron in 1996 and Commanding Officer of 805 Squadron in 2001.

RADM Dalton has held a number of senior operational and acquisition and sustainment management positions including Commander Fleet Air Arm in Navy and Director General Navy Aviation Systems and Head Helicopter Systems Division in the then Defence Materiel Organisation.

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Acquiring and sustaining Defence capability

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