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What’s Happening and Where?

By Kinexus on 08 August 2019

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A lot is going on in the Australian Defence Industry, and it can be tricky for anyone to piece it all together. To make this easier, we’ve put together a national project map in the latest edition of Kinexus’ Defence Industry Insights.

Read on for a comprehensive guide to every defence project that’s currently on the go or ramping up, plus a super handy project glossary so you can keep track of all those acronyms. 

Acronyms

 

ACPB

Armidale Class Control Boats.

ACPC

Asset Class Prime Contractor for LHD sustainment.

ADF

Australian Defence Force.

AGO

Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation 

AIR 90 

Upgrade of a variety of platforms, including helicopters, land-based air defence systems and identification systems.

AIR 5349 

Acquisition of the Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft.

AIR 5402 

Replacement of the Boeing 707 with five A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) air-to-air refuelling aircraft. 

AIR 5431/OneSky 

Provision of facilities to support the establishment of air traffic control services across the defence and civilian air traffic management and control network. 

AIR 6500 

Joint battle management systems capability. Works closely with LAND 19.

AIR 7000

Delivery of facilities, infrastructure and airfield works for the introduction of the P-8A Poseidon aircraft. 

AIR 7003 

Procurement of an Unmanned Aerial  System (UAS).

AME

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

ANZAC PSR

ANZAC Class Platform Systems Remediation.

AOR

Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment.

ARH

Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter.

ASD

Australian Signals Directorate 

C-17

High-wing four-engine heavy transport aircraft designed to rapidly deploy troops and supplies, as well as airdrop cargo in-flight. 

C-27

Medium lift transport aircraft.

C130 ISS

C130 Hercules In-Service Support.

CCPB ISS

In-Service Support for Cape Class Patrol Boats.

CCSM/LOTE

Collins submarine In-Service Support and life of type extension.

CNRNE

Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive 

DDG

Air Warfare Destroyer.

DFAT

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

DHPCC

Defence High Performance Computing Centre.

DSS Panel

Defence Support Services Panel.

EA-18

Growler electronic attack aircraft

ERP Transformation Project

SAP integration project.

F-35 (JSF)

F-35A Joint Strike Fighter.

F/A- 18

Fighter attack aircraft.

FFG Enterprise 

In-Service Support organisation for the RAN’s FFG class ships. 

FISSO 

Fleet Information Systems Support Organisation.

FMSC

Fleet Marine Services Contract.

Future Submarine Program

Refer to 'SEA 1000'.

HATS

Helicopter Aircrew Training System

Hydrographic ISS 

In-Service Support for the RAN’s hydrographic fleet. 

ICTPA

Information and Communications Technology Provider Arrangement.

ILS

Integrated Logistics Support.

ISR

Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance 

ISS

In-Service Support.

IWP

Integrated Work Packages. Long-term piece of work undertaken by a DSS MSP.

JORN Ph6

Jindalee Operational Radar Network modernisation program.

JP 2008

Next generation of satellite communication systems. 

JP 2047 

ICT transformation project. 

JP 2060

Deployable Health.

JP 2072 

Delivery of combat radios and ancillary equipment to replace the Wagtail, Pintail and Raven fleets. 

JP 2080

Human Resource Payroll System.

JP 2089

Upgrade of the current information communication and network technologies within key defence systems to standardise and speed up data sharing and facilitate centralised control.

JP 2096

Multi-phase project to create an integrated and unified dataset for ISR and decision support. 

JP 9101

Project Phoenix.

JP 9711 

Defence core simulation capability project.

JSF (F-35)

F-35A Joint Strike Fighter.

KC-30A

Multi-Role Tanker Transport that enables air-to-air refuelling and strategic air lift.

LAND 17 

Replacement of 155mm munitions and delivery of 35 M777A2 lightweight towed 155mm Howitzers and the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS).

LAND 19

Army’s future Short Range Ground Based Air Defence (SRGBAD) capability.

LAND 121

Provision of field vehicles and trailers to the ADF. 

LAND 125 

Soldier combat system to enhance the performance of dismounted combatants. 

LAND 154 

Counter Improvised Explosive Device (IED) program.

LAND 155 

Delivery of enhanced gap crossing equipment, including the delivery of bridge bays and logistics packages. 

LAND 200 

Collation of the two distinct battle management system requirements of LAND 75 and LAND 125. 

LAND 400

Provision of armoured fighting vehicles and replacement of the Australian Light Armoured Vehicle (ASLAV) fleet. 

LAND 2110 

Improvement of the ADF’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Defence (CBRND) capability. 

LAND 400 Ph2 

Acquisition of Armed Reconnaissance Vehicles for the Australian Army.

LAND 400 Ph3

Acquisition of Infantry Fighting Vehicles for the Australian Army.

LAND 8112

Revived program to supply a locally-built, self-propelled howitzer artillery system. 

LHD

Landing Helicopter Dock.

LHD ACPC

Asset Class Prime Contractor of the RAN’s LHD ships.

MHC ISS/LOTE 

In-Service Support Contracts for the RAN’s Mine-hunter Coastal Class ships. 

MMC 

Munitions Manufacturer Contract.

MRH

Multi-Role Helicopter.

MSP

Major Service Providers.

NULKA

Anti-ship missile countermeasure. 

NV1 security clearance

Negative Vetting Level 1 security clearance.

NV2 security clearance 

Negative Vetting Level 2 security clearance.

OPV

Offshore Patrol Vessel.

P-3 

Maritime patrol aircraft which is being withdrawn from service.

P-8

Maritime patrol aircraft which is replacing the P-3.

PMO

Project Management Office.

PPBR 

Replacement and In-Service Support Contracts of a fleet of Pacific Patrol Boats (PPB). 

RAAF

Royal Australian Air Force.

SEA 1000

Design and procurement of a new fleet of submarines to replace the existing Collins Class submarines. Also referred to as the Future Submarine Program. 

SEA 1180 

Construction of 12 Offshore Patrol Vessels in Adelaide and Perth. 

SEA 1354

New submarine escape rescue system.

SEA 1442

Upgrade of ANZAC Class Frigate communication systems. 

SEA 1654 (AOR)

Procurement of two Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment Ships. 

SEA 1770

Procurement of a Defence Rapid Environment Assessment (REA) system. 

SEA 3030

Remediation and modernisation of HMAS Choules.

SEA 4000 

Delivery and In-Service Support Contracts of three Air Warfare Destroyers.

SEA 5000

Next generation of naval surface combatants, replacing the ANZAC and FFG class vessels. Also referred to as the Future Frigate Program.

SME

Small to Medium Enterprise.

SPA

Strategic Partnering Agreement.

SPO 

Systems Program Office 

TSPV

Top Secret Positive Vetting security clearance.

U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship

A high speed, open ocean, multi-mission combatant vessel. 

USMC/USCG Support 

Development of facilities to support 1,100 US Marines on rotation in northern Australia. 

WAMA

Warship Asset Management Agreement.


​Want to know more? The sixth edition of Kinexus’ Defence Industry Insights is available for download now!
 

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