AUSTRALIA’S Department of Defence DSRG (Defence Science and Technology Group) is seeking an upgrade to its security and video surveillance systems, as well as ongoing maintenance support. 

Located 25km north of the Adelaide CBD, Edinburgh Defence Precinct is a key national defence research, manufacturing and sustainment hub housing RAAF Base Edinburgh, the Defence Science and Technology Group and major defence companies including BAE Systems Australia, Lockheed Martin Australia, Airbus Group Australia, Raytheon Australia, CAE Australia and Meggitt Training Systems.

The precinct encompasses major Australian Defence Force capabilities, manufacturing and sustainment capabilities of national importance including the maritime strike capability, Jindalee Operational Radar Network and 1st Brigade Adelaide. 

The application is likely to be large. The site is also home to the No. 92 Wing and its Lockheed AP-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft, No. 87 Squadron Air Force Intelligence, as well as 7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment and other units. The daily working population of RAAF Base Edinburgh alone is greater than 4500.

The tender closes on March 28. ♦