The Australian Minister for Defence Trade, the Hon Pat Conroy MP, has introduced Authorities approval for the Land Power Degree Digital Warfare Venture valued at practically $75 million. The Venture Land 555 Part 6 will modify present Bushmaster Protected Mobility Automobiles and set up Digital Warfare methods into these automobiles. The Authorities has awarded supply of the Power Degree Digital Warfare System undertaking to Raytheon Australia Pty Ltd. The Venture will complement air and maritime pressure stage digital warfare methods, additional enhancing these capabilities when deployed together as a Joint Power.

Minister Conroy mentioned,”The methods would enhance the Australian Defence Power’s potential to watch and management the digital atmosphere and, the place essential, deny or degrade the digital methods of adversaries. The Authorities is dedicated to growing the ADF’s potential to function and struggle in complicated electromagnetic environments. This new functionality will give our Land Power a greater vary of choices to proceed to pursue our pursuits in our area and deter, defeat and deny assaults and threats in opposition to Australia. Australian trade could be concerned in provide, coaching and upkeep help.”


The Australian Defence Science and Know-how (DST), a part of the nationwide Division of Defence (DoD), has signed an settlement to develop and prototype superior digital warfare capabilities. Beneath the settlement, Raytheon might be answerable for offering the DST with its multi-function receiver exciter system take a look at bench, a management system, and a modelling and simulation atmosphere. DST will use the multi-function built-in receiver/exciter system (MFIRES) to evolve and take a look at the superior digital warfare applied sciences. MFIRES is part of Raytheon’s product household that features the corporate’s next-generation jammer mid-band.

That includes digital assault functionality, the MFIRES is a radar warning receiver that gives digital help and safety, and integrates numerous capabilities that allow system success throughout the complete digital warfare mission through the use of much less energy, weight and house. Raytheon’s digital warfare functionality makes use of targeted power, reminiscent of radio waves or laser mild, with a view to both confuse or disable the electronics of the enemy. By combining US and Australian strengths, the corporate improve theirs potential to ship decisive EW capabilities within the Pacific and past. In 2020 Raytheon Australia recorded a turnover of $2.5 billion.