Critical communication equipment for the defence industry
With extensive experience working with both governmental and non-governmental partners, Barrett Communications is well placed to provide solutions for a range of military and defense applications.
Barrett Communications CEO Andrew Burt discussed: “We have developed relationships in the industry with governmental and non-governmental partners based on reliability, capability and mutual trust.”
With clients from first-rate government organizations, including the British Department of Defense and the US Department of Homeland Security, Barrett has positioned himself to become a leader in the tactical and government communications industry.
“Barrett’s products are widely used in foreign aid programs, particularly with the ADF in East Timor and the Pacific Islands, as well as U.S. foreign military sales with border guards and the fight against drugs around the world.”
The addition of the Canadian Department of National Defense, supported by a number of robust and robust tactical communication systems for use in the Arctic Circle and experience in supporting armed forces, police, border guards, paramilitary and peacekeeping missions around the world, clearly illustrates the flexibility of Barrett.
Martin Johnson, director of business development at Barrett Communications, discussed the importance of first-class military capability: “The Canadian DND’s support is a great example of Barrett’s ability to meet mission-specific military requirements. partner. This possibility was well received by Canadian operators. ”
With established trade links with leading defense companies, including Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems UK, Thales France and Thales Italy, Barrett seeks to directly support the Australian Defense Forces (ADF) through the supply of critical communications equipment.
Central to Barrett’s proposal for the Australian Army’s LAND 200 program, which aims to create a digital nervous system that empowers the “networked and hardened” army, is its sovereign capacity.
Tranche 1 of the Australian Army’s Land 200 program has already deployed a new tactical radio data network, as well as software and computers, on dismantled troops and about 2,000 platforms, including armed reconnaissance helicopters, armored vehicles and naval landing craft.
The Land 200 Tranche 2 was launched in September 2017 and aims to train soldiers to think and fight digitally. This includes the use of the latest portable tablets to display hypothetical tactical exercises without troops, battle management systems that enable personnel to practice decision-making, and an improved simulated software program to provide data to understand the situation, such as for example, movements of soldiers.
Tranche 2 will also focus on integrating the latest technology into over 500 trucks, tanks and armored vehicles.
The final part of the Land 200 project, Tranche 3, should reach the door of the life cycle of defense capability 0 in mid-2020.
Tranche 3 includes the replacement or upgrade of existing obsolete technology, the completion of the tactical communication network, and the completion of the integration of the battle management system into battle platforms and remote weapons stations.
Mr Burt explained: “Barrett’s HF SDR is being built locally and meets the requirements set by the Australian Government for tranche 3 of the Land 200 program. We are confident in our ability to build on our export success and provide ADF truly sovereign ability. ”
The company focuses on the design, manufacture, supply, installation and maintenance of advanced high quality high frequency (HF) and high frequency (VHF) communication systems with a view to the Australian Defense Forces.
LLocated in Perth, Western Australia, Barrett Communications is an industry-leading provider of high-frequency radio solutions with over 40 years of experience in the defense sector.
The company is committed to providing advanced tactical communication solutions for a number of military applications.