The awarding of a five-year, $65 million defence contract to Daronmont Technologies has been announced, with the Australian engineering company to support the Mobile Control and Reporting Centre at RAAF Base Darwin.
Defence industry minister Melissa Price made the announcement on Wednesday, saying the contract would support the creation of 10 new jobs, and the enabling of the MCRC as a “deployable system providing vital surveillance, battlespace management, and communications services.”
The reporting centre is at the Darwin site, with supporting communications assets and simulation system “distributed across multiple RAAF sites in Australia.”
“With over 96 per cent Australian industry content, Daronmont’s team of 35 highly skilled software, electronics, IT, mechanical and systems engineers are supporting Defence’s air operations and interoperability with allied and coalition forces,” said Price.
Daronmont was established in 1998, employs 35, and describes itself on its website as specialising in “design, engineering, integration and support of complex high technology systems.”
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