Defence seeks new visualisation system

Defence seeks new visualisation system
D2D CRC's Immersive Intelligence Pod visualisations.

Defence has been taking action to advance its technology, with the recent announcements of the second tranche of the Defence Innovation Hub investments. Now it is after bidders for earth science service and technology.

The Department of Defence (DoD) has released a request for tender (RFT) for the design and development of an enterprise level system.

The system would be known as the Foundation METOC Information System and used for the ingest, storage, management, production and dissemination of meteorological and oceanographic (METOC) data to make available together with analysis and visualation tools for Defence users. The RFT closes on 14 August.

Defence is no stranger to visualisation tools, South Australian company D2D CRC earlier this year licensed its visualisation software to Esri Australia to further develop it for the DoD.

Defence has also continued to issue a steady stream of refurbishment and upgrade RFTs to upgrade its ageing establishments.

The majority of work required is within NSW and Queensland and varies widely in scope.

Some of these works include internal and external repair and repaint to Building 1, 2 and 5 and Banksmeadow Depot NSW, the replacement of the local emergency generator at RAAF Williamtown, upgrade works to base Defence Common Access Card reading system with face to card recognition software and ancillary hardware, including image viewing screens and enhanced CCTV, intercom and lighting and electrical infrastructure at Gallipoli Barracks, Enoggera, QLD.

 

Defence seeks new visualisation system
lawyersweekly logo
Promoted Content
Recommended by Spike Native Network

more from defence connect

01:00
World less peaceful than any other time in the last decade: IEP
The 2018 Global Peace Index (GPI), produced by international think tank the Institute for Economics ...
Jun 20 2018
Hamel virtual reality experience launched at AWM
The Australian War Memorial has launched the Battle of Hamel virtual reality experience to deliver a...
Jun 20 2018
IAI partners with industry for Canadian project
L3 MAS, a division of L3 Technologies, has partnered with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to form ...