Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA
Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA

Website Notifications

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

Safran secures new contract to support Australian expertise

Defence Minister Christopher Pyne has announced that Safran Electronics & Defense Australasia (SEDA) has won a contract for in-service support to the Royal Australian Navy’s infrared search and track systems.

Defence Minister Christopher Pyne has announced that Safran Electronics & Defense Australasia (SEDA) has won a contract for in-service support to the Royal Australian Navy’s infrared search and track systems.

Minister Pyne said as the prime contractor, SEDA would provide maintenance and support services to the Navy for five years, with options to extend for up to 15 years.

Advertisement
Advertisement

"The new contract will extend the company’s Australian footprint and support local employment with the addition of seven full-time employees," he said.

Minister Pyne added that the contract signing would help support the continued development of Australia's defence industry by minimising the amount of defence subcomponents that would otherwise be returned to France for maintenance and repair.

"This will lead to a significant reduction in repair timeframes as significant sub-components will no longer need to be returned to France for overhaul and repair," he said.

SPONSORED CONTENT

 

Defence Industry Minister Linda Reynolds added that SEDA’s scope of work includes full support and maintenance of complex systems, including engineering management, maintenance management and inventory management.

"SEDA advises that it will also analyse local supply chain options to increase Australian industry capability," Minister Reynolds said.

Safran secures new contract to support Australian expertise
Saab-9LV-1.jpg
lawyersweekly logo

more from defence connect

Jan 25 2020
BAE Systems secures US Naval Air Warfare Centre Aircraft Division support contract
BAE Systems will provide technical support and life cycle sustainment to the US Naval Air Warfare Ce...
Jan 24 2020
Strategic analyst reopens debate about ‘core force’ v ‘Defence of Australia’
Since its inception, the Defence of Australia concept has been contentious, focused too heavily on t...
Jan 23 2020
Defence negotiations – Is there a better way?
Promoted by Scotwork Australia Traditionally Defence Negotiations have been based on persuasion - a...
FROM THE WEB
Recommended by Spike Native Network