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Australia’s Currawong project on track

8th April 2019 - 02:00 GMT | by Damian Kemp in Brisbane


Release 3 of the Project Currawong integrated battlefield telecom network for the Australian Army, which will include ‘headquarters on the move’ carried in a Bushmaster, is expected to undergo a detailed design review in November ahead of a release date of 2021.

The Boeing Defence Australia programme, according to company officials, is set to meet Release 3 targets, while Release 2 – for a medium satellite terminal (MST) and troposcatter communications system – remains on target for a test readiness review in 2019.

Currawong was awarded in 2015 as an A$650 million ($464 million) contract and A$150 million in

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Damian Kemp


Damian Kemp

Damian Kemp has worked in the defence media for 25 years covering military aircraft, defence …

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