Boeing Defence Australia delivers initial battlespace communication system to ADF

21 December 2017

Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) has delivered the initial equipment of a battlespace communication system for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) as part of an AUD665.7 (USD511 million) contract awarded to the company by the Department of Defence (DoD) in Canberra in 2015 under Project Land 2072 Phase 2B.

The company announced in a 19 December statement that it achieved “Initial Material Release” (IMR) for the transit case version of its networked communication technology, adding that the system, which is also referred to as Currawong, is designed to provide secure wideband voice, data, and video services over wireless and wired infrastructure between Australia’s land-based deployed forces and headquarters.

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