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$3m contract for Sydney-based navy warfare simulation business

Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price has announced a $3 million contract for Sydney-based Cirrus Real Time Processing Systems to provide additional Tactical Electronic Warfare simulation training systems, after the successful delivery of the capability earlier this year.

Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price has announced a $3 million contract for Sydney-based Cirrus Real Time Processing Systems to provide additional Tactical Electronic Warfare simulation training systems, after the successful delivery of the capability earlier this year.

The new contract awarded to Cirrus proves advanced, world-leading technology can be delivered by Australian businesses.

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This $3 million contract will enable the company to continue its work with the Royal Australian Navy to provide additional Tactical Electronic Warfare simulation training systems.

Minister Price said the new workstations will improve training capability for the Navy, ensuring personnel have access to the most advanced systems.

“The project total investment of $7.5 million will support the electronic warfare capabilities of the Navy and ensure new recruits and current Navy personnel will have access to advanced technological systems and additional training capacity,” Minister Price said.

Navy’s School of Maritime Warfare at HMAS Watson accepted 35 workstations provided by Cirrus in May this year, with the new contract set to provide an additional 39 workstations.

HMAS Stirling is set to receive 12 of these new workstations as part of the new $3 million contract, with an additional 27 workstations to be installed at HMAS Watson.

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“Small businesses like Cirrus are an example of how our defence industry is maturing and developing cutting-edge technologies that in days gone by would have been delivered by international companies,” Minister Price said.

Continuous streaming data is a fundamental requirement of modern information, communications and processing systems. The development of software that provides reliability in the transport and management of this data in real-time is a key issue for many organisations.

Cirrus is an established leader in the provision of cutting-edge software solutions to meet the demands of the real-time world. With a record of system and software engineering for applications as harsh as those of the Royal Australian Navy's warships and submarines, as well as a wide range of off-the-shelf communications, acquisition, recording and processing systems.

$3m contract for Sydney-based navy warfare simulation business
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