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Australia pushes on with indigenous ISR and EW programme

4th May 2020 - 16:00 GMT | by Tim Fish in Auckland


Australia is pushing ahead with the next phase of its Miniaturised Orbital Electronic Warfare Sensor System (MOESS) project.

The Australian Department of Defence announced in April that it had awarded DEWC Systems an A$3.1 million ($2 million) Defence Innovation Hub contract in February, to advance to Phase 2 of the programme that will involve the development of a concept demonstrator system.

The MOESS programme intends to deploy a sovereign Australian tactical electromagnetic sensor capability, installed on a constellation of CubeSats. DEWC is developing a sensor that can conduct radar electronic support in defence-relevant radio frequency bands used by assets such

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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