RAN to receive advanced electronic warfare simulators

20 April 2017

Australia-based Cirrus Real Time Processing Systems has been awarded an AUD4.4 million (USD3.3 million) contract to design and develop advanced maritime training systems for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

The contract will see "the development of a tactical electronic warfare training system to provide tuition, assessment, and qualification of electronic warfare practitioners" across the full range of RAN ships from a single facility ashore, Australian minister for defence industry Christopher Pyne said in a statement on 18 April.

The contract signing comes as the RAN plans to deploy a common electronic warfare sensor suite across the fleet and expand the use of simulation in the training of future electronic warfare sailors.

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