Northrop Grumman Australia has opened its new AU$20 million state-of-the-art methods integration, superior mission visualisation and demonstration facility, ‘Parallax Labs’. The occasion was marked by the attendance of the Australian Minister for Defence Trade and Minister for Science and Know-how, the Hon Melissa Value MP, Deputy Secretary Functionality Acquisition and Sustainment Group, Mr. Tony Fraser AO, CSC, and Australian defence business companions. Parallax Labs brings collectively a distributed methods and software program improvement, integration and check surroundings with cutting-edge mission visualisation and demonstration capabilities. The totally immersive and interactive operations room-style surroundings incorporates large-area shows and reconfigurable applied sciences to allow key stakeholders to completely envision and check know-how and options approaches.

“We’re dedicated to growing and investing in sovereign Australian functionality,” stated Christine Zeitz, normal supervisor, Northrop Grumman Asia Pacific. “Parallax Labs represents a crucial part of how Northrop Grumman Australia can help tasks with advanced system architectures and highly-integrated applied sciences. Importantly, it additionally serves to facilitate the switch of know-how and the event of Australian crucial know-how expertise that can profit Australia’s defence business now and into the long run.”


Mr. Tony Fraser AO, CSC, (Deputy Secretary CASG) Mr. Chris Deeble AO, (Govt Director Technique, Northrop Grumman Australia) Mr. Mark Foster (CEA Applied sciences), Mr. Adam Smith (NOVA Methods), The Hon Melissa Value MP (Minister for Defence Trade), Mr. Lee Stanley (Daronmont Applied sciences), Professor Len Sciacca (College of Melbourne) and Mr. Shane Kimball (AOS Group) on the opening of Northrop Grumman Australia’s AU$20 Million Parallax Labs in Canberra.

Parallax is derived from the Historic Greek phrase, parallaxis, explaining the bodily phenomenon whereby an object’s place or route seems to vary when seen from completely different strains of sight. A key characteristic of the shopper and companion collaboration that drives the event of Northrop Grumman methods is the bringing collectively of events with distinctive viewpoints. Solely by comprehending how we every envision the success of a mission can we outline the suitable answer for our prospects. Parallax Labs brings some great benefits of model-based methods engineering, superior simulation and excessive ranges of automation to methods improvement, integration and check actions. These enablers are essential to doing Agile DevSecOps at scale with the dependability prospects require for crucial mission methods.

Northrop Grumman’s Parallax Labs is designed to showcase the corporate’s native and worldwide capabilities with business companions, prospects and know-how organisations in a approach that preserves the integrity of managed info with categorised, export and commerce managed or delicate precedence info. Not like conventional labs that are confined to a bodily house, Parallax Labs is a very distributed surroundings, which might be simply scaled via the cloud to include new capabilities and places in Australia and abroad. Northrop Grumman is a know-how firm, targeted on world safety and human discovery. Our pioneering options equip our prospects with capabilities they should join, advance and defend the U.S. and its allies. Pushed by a shared objective to resolve our prospects’ hardest issues, our 90,000 staff outline potential day-after-day.