Defence technology and engineering solutions provider KBR today announced a partnership to work with Australian electronic Warfare and surveillance technology manufacturer DEWC Services.
Together, the companies will collaborate on activities related to spectrum security technology in support of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
Under the agreement, KBR and DEWC will share skills and experiences to develop novel solutions to meet some of the evolving electronic spectrum challenges currently faced by the ADF.
KBR’s Vice President of Government Solutions APAC Nic Maan said: “We are very keen to get ahead of the curve in meeting the nation’s defence and security ambitions and we see enormous potential in our two companies working together.
“KBR will leverage our history in space and spectrum management, protection and assurance from the US to transfer knowledge and capabilities to our Australian business in collaboration with DEWC.”
KBR has capabilities including satellite, ground systems, space communications, and mission operations support across NASA and the U.S. Department of Defense.
The collaboratuion adds to numerous DEWC agreements including with electronics manufacturer REDARC, the Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML) and rocket manufacturer Gilmour Space Technologies.
DEWC CEO Alan Dundas said: “DEWC is committed to supporting Defence via a range of mission-critical activities within C4ISREW.
“Working together, I believe that both DEWC and KBR can build upon our shared experience, helping increase mission success and ensure our warfighters can operate safely and effectively.”
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Picture: KBR’s Nic Maan and Dr Aaron Matthews, DEWC’s principal Electronic Warfare consultant