Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA

Website Notifications

Get notifications in real-time for staying up to date with content that matters to you.

SME secures contract to supply consoles to SEA 1654 program

radio operator console

Raytheon Australia has partnered with a South Australian SME for work on the SEA 1654 program that will overhaul the Royal Australian Navy’s maritime operational support capability.

Raytheon Australia has partnered with a South Australian SME for work on the SEA 1654 program that will overhaul the Royal Australian Navy’s maritime operational support capability.

APC Technology, based in Adelaide, will provide radio operator consoles to Raytheon for the SEA 1654 program.

Advertisement
Advertisement

The SME will be responsible for the manufacture of a range of computing solutions as well as the planning, sourcing and layout of the consoles. An integral part of the process will be the responsibility for the integration, power distribution, airflow management and cable management of the consoles.

The design of the red-black architecture of the system will also be managed by APC Technology.

This partnership is not the first between the prime and the SME; APC Technology previously worked with Raytheon on delivering a range of bespoke products for the Air Warfare Destroyer communication and information systems (CIS), including UPS, ruggedised mounting arrangements for various COTS equipment, thin client enclosures to house COTS computers and ship's consoles.

Michael Ward, managing director of Raytheon Australia, said the partnership with APC Technology demonstrates the company's ongoing to commitment to working with Australian industry.

"Raytheon Australia recognises the vital role that Australian industry plays in the development and execution of solutions for the Australian Defence Force," Ward said.

PROMOTED CONTENT

"Every day we work hand-in-hand with Australian suppliers, including APC Technology, to achieve mission success for our Defence customer."

Scott Begbie, managing director of APC Technology, said the extension of its partnership with Raytheon is a strong vote of confidence in what the company can offer to the industry.

"We have worked on multiple projects with Raytheon Australia enabling us to demonstrate our depth of knowledge and ability to meet criteria, budgets and deadlines," Begbie said.

"This latest contract further cements out relationship with one of the world's leading prime contractors."

 

SME secures contract to supply consoles to SEA 1654 program
Radio-operator-console.jpg
lawyersweekly logo

The inaugural Defence Connect AIC Summit will place you with key decision-makers and stakeholders within the defence industry to discuss the government’s intention to improve AIC and increase the nation’s sovereign production, defence capability and resilience. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this event, register for free today to attend the live stream on 22 October. Register your interest to attend, visit: www.defenceconnect.com.au/aic-summit

more from defence connect

Sep 28 2021
Timely realisation of the Australian nuclear submarine force
Former RAN officer Chris Skinner explains how Australia could fill a potential capability gap exposed ahead of the delivery of a ...
Sep 28 2021
Thales Australia wins Boxer CRV subcontract
The defence contractor has been selected to support the local development of Army’s next-generation combat vehicles. ...
Sep 28 2021
Tasmania grows New Zealand market with sale of tactical watercraft
Tasmanian company PFG has cracked open the naval seaboat market securing a contract with The Royal New Zealand Navy for advanced 1...