A Map of the Current Projects Across Defence Industry

By Kinexus on 2 May 2019

With so many projects and activities on the go, it’s hard to get your head around what’s happening in the Defence Industry.

Lucky for you, Kinexus has made it easy with our Current Projects breakdown in the Defence Industry Insights – Fifth Edition.

Get a glimpse of current and upcoming projects and activities across the Australian Defence Industry on the map below for a simple visual representation of the state of play throughout the nation.

We’ve also provided a handy project glossary, so you can keep track of all those acronyms.

ACPB Armidale Class Control Boats.
ACPC Asset Class Prime Contractor for LHD sustainment.
ADF Australian Defence Force.
AIR 90 Upgrade of a variety of platforms, including helicopters, land-based air defence systems and identification systems.
AIR 5349 Acquisition of the Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft.
AIR 5402 Replacement of the Boeing 707 with five A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) air-to-air refuelling aircraft.
AIR 5431/OneSky Provision of facilities to support the establishment of air traffic control services across the defence and civilian air traffic management and control network.
AIR 6500 Joint battle management systems capability. Works closely with LAND 19.
AIR 7000 Delivery of facilities, infrastructure and airfield works for the introduction of the P-8A Poseidon aircraft.
AIR 7003 Procurement of an Unmanned Aerial  System (UAS).
ANZAC PSR ANZAC Class Platform Systems Remediation.
AOR Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment.
ARH Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter.
Australian Centre for Cyber Security Government hub concerned with combatting cyber security threats through collaboration and information sharing between the private and public sectors.
Australian Space Agency Public service agency responsible for the development of Australia’s space industry.
AWD Air Warfare Destroyer.
C-27 Medium lift transport aircraft.
C130 ISS C130 Hercules In-Service Support.
C4ISR Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance.
C4I Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence.
CASG Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group.
CCPB ISS In-Service Support for Cape Class Patrol Boats.
CCSM/LOTE Collins submarine In-Service Support and life of type extension.
CDIC Centre for Defence Industry Collaboration.
DDGSPO Systems Program Office for the Air Warfare Destroyers.
DDG Air Warfare Destroyer.
DIIP Defence Integrated Investment Plan.
Defence Innovation Hub Government agency that will invest $640m in maturing and further developing defence technology.
DSTG Defence Science and Technology Group.
DHPCC Defence High Performance Computing Centre.
Defence White Paper A white paper published by the Australian Department of Defence outlining a strategic plan for the ADF.
DSS Panel Defence Support Services Panel.
EVP Employer Value Proposition.
ERP Transformation Project SAP integration project.
F-35 (JSF) F-35A Joint Strike Fighter.
FFG Enterprise In-Service Support organisation for the RAN’s FFG class ships.
Future Submarine Program Refer to ‘SEA 1000’.
FISSO Fleet Information Systems Support Organisation.
FMSC Fleet Marine Services Contract.
HMAS Success ISS In-Service Support for the RAN’s AOR.
HMAS Supply Name of a AOR being procured under SEA 1654.
HMAS Sydney RAN guided missile frigate.
Hydrographic ISS In-Service Support for the RAN’s hydrographic fleet.
ICTPA Information and Communications Technology Provider Arrangement.
ILS Integrated Logistics Support.
Integrated Investment Program Government plan that sets out Defence investment schedule.
ISS In-Service Support.
ITAR International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
IWP Integrated Work Packages. Long-term piece of work undertaken by a DSS MSP.
JORN Jindalee Operational Radar Network.
JORN Ph6 JORN modernisation program.
JP 2008 Next generation of satellite communication systems.
JP 2047 ICT transformation project.
JP 2060 Deployable Health.
JP 2072 Delivery of combat radios and ancillary equipment to replace the Wagtail, Pintail and Raven fleets.
JP 2080 Human Resource Payroll System.
JP 2089 Upgrade of the current information communication and network technologies within key defence systems to standardise and speed up data sharing and facilitate centralised control.
JP 9711 Defence core simulation capability project.
JP 9101 Project Phoenix.
JSF (F-35) F-35A Joint Strike Fighter.
LAND 17 Replacement of 155mm munitions and delivery of 35 M777A2 lightweight towed 155mm Howitzers and the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS).
LAND 19 Army’s future Short Range Ground Based Air Defence (SRGBAD) capability.
LAND 75 Provision of a Battle Management System (BMS) and Battlefield Command Support System (BCSS) to the Australian Army.
LAND 121 Provision of field vehicles and trailers to the ADF.
LAND 125 Soldier combat system to enhance the performance of dismounted combatants.
LAND 134 Range instrumentation and information system.
LAND 154 Counter Improvised Explosive Device (IED) program.
LAND 155 Delivery of enhanced gap crossing equipment, including the delivery of bridge bays and logistics packages.
LAND 200 Collation of the two distinct battle management system requirements of LAND 75 and LAND 125.
LAND 400 Provision of armoured fighting vehicles and replacement of the Australian Light Armoured Vehicle (ASLAV) fleet.
LAND 400 Ph2 Acquisition of Armed Reconnaissance Vehicles for the Australian Army.
LAND 400 Ph3 Acquisition of Infantry Fighting Vehicles for the Australian Army.
LAND 2110 Improvement of the ADF’s Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Defence (CBRND) capability.
LHD Landing Helicopter Dock.
LHD ACPC Asset Class Prime Contractor of the RAN’s LHD ships.
MQ-4C Triton Maritime UAS.
MHC ISS/LOTE In-Service Support Contracts for the RAN’s Mine-hunter Coastal Class ships.
MILVEHCOE Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence.
MMC Munitions Manufacturer Contract.
MRH Multi Role Helicopter.
MSP Major Service Providers.
Next Generation Next Generation Desktop project to modernise the defence desktop environment.
NSC Naval Shipbuilding College.
NULKA Anti-ship missile countermeasure.
NV2 security clearance Negative Vetting Level 2 security clearance.
OPV Offshore Patrol Vessel.
P-3 Maritime patrol aircraft which is being withdrawn from service.
P-8 Maritime patrol aircraft which is replacing the P-3.
PMO Project Management Office.
PPBR Replacement and In-Service Support Contracts of a fleet of Pacific Patrol Boats (PPB).
RAAF Royal Australian Air Force.
RAN Royal Australian Navy.
SAP Enterprise resource planning software.
SEA 1000 Design and procurement of a new fleet of submarines to replace the existing Collins Class submarines. Also referred to as the Future Submarine Program.
SEA 1180 Construction of 12 Offshore Patrol Vessels in Adelaide and Perth.
SEA 1442 Upgrade of ANZAC Class Frigate communication systems.
SEA 1654 (AOR) Procurement of two Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment Ships.

The Kinexus Defence Industry Insights are published every six months, providing insight into workforce supply and demand by sector and location, challenges faced by small-medium enterprises (SMEs), progress on gender diversity, and employers’ hiring intentions across the industry.

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