Australia’s new fleet of Arafura Class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) are currently under construction at the nation’s world-class Osborne Naval Shipyard, located in South Australia.
The largest Defence procurement in the nation’s history, the Attack class submarine program is an investment of more than $50 billion in Australia’s security based at Osborne Naval Shipyard.
ASC was responsible for building Australia’s fleet of Collins class submarines in Adelaide in the 1990s and now provides design enhancements, maintenance and through-life support of the six-vessel fleet at the Osborne Naval Shipyard.
The South Australian Government is committed to positioning South Australia as the national leader of cyber capability and processing, exploiting and disseminating intelligence.
The Australian Government will acquire four modified Gulfstream G550 aircraft, designated the MC-55A Peregrine, based out of RAAF Base Edinburgh in South Australia.
The Hunter class frigate program, which will deliver a fleet of nine world-class anti-submarine warfare frigates to the Royal Australian Navy, is currently underway at South Australia’s Osborne Naval Shipyard.
The Australian Government is committed to strengthening the Australian Defence Force’s electronic warfare capabilities and South Australia is committed to cementing the state’s position as the centre of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.
The Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN) is a multi-billion dollar investment supporting three over-the-horizon radar systems that use the ionosphere to monitor air and sea movements across at least 37,000 square kilometres.
Australia' $2.5 billion short-range air defence missile system program LAND 19 Phase 7B is currently under way at the new Centre for Joint Integration Centre at Mawson Lakes.
The South Australian Government is committed to supporting local industry to win supply chain work as part of the Australian Army's LAND 400 Land Combat Vehicle System program.
The MQ-9B Sky Guardian unmanned aerial system will be integrated into the Australian Defence Force at the RAAF Base Edinburgh by General Atomics as part of AIR7003.
RAAF Base Edinburgh in Adelaide will be the base for the nation’s new fleet of P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft, as it has been for RAAF’s AP-3C Orion maritime patrol fleet for the past four decades.
Cobham is contracted to provide airborne surveillance operations for Australia’s national security, border protection, law enforcement, and environmental protection.
South Australia has a long history of success in defence research, which is underpinned by the collaboration of defence industry, research organisations and educational institutions to find innovative solutions for the Australian Defence Force and defence projects.
With an ecosystem of over 80 space-related organisations, home of the Australian Space Agency and innovation precinct in the heart of Adelaide at Lot Fourteen and high-tech rocket launch facilities across the state, South Australia is the centre of our national space industry.
Adelaide will be the centre of Australia’s new unmanned aerial vehicle fleet, complementing the nation’s new fleet of P-8A Poseidon aircraft for maritime surveillance, based at RAAF Base Edinburgh.