Tag Archives: New Zealand

Lockheed, New Zealand Sign Contract for Anzac-Class Frigate Tech Installation, Test

Lockheed Martin‘s Canadian arm and the New Zealand government have formalized an agreement for the installation and testing of Anzac-class frigate systems as part of ship modernization efforts. The company said Wednesday it designed a combat system for two New Zealand frigates and subcontracted Seaspan Victoria Shipyards to install the technology on …

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Rocket Lab Conducts 2nd Orbital Launch Vehicle Flight Test

Rocket Lab has launched its second Electron orbital launch vehicle from the company’s launch complex on Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand, into space. The rocket, nicknamed Still Testing, reached orbit 8.5 minutes after liftoff and deployed  Planet‘s Dove Pioneer satellite along with a pair of Spire‘s Lemur-2 satellites during the test flight, Rocket Lab said Sunday. Rocket Lab …

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Unisys to Help Develop New Zealand’s Cloud-Based Education Funding Distribution Platform

Unisys has been selected to develop a cloud-based technology platform for New Zealand’s ministry of education to manage and distribute funds to childhood, primary and secondary schools in the country. The company said Wednesday it will build and deploy an automated education resourcing system for the ministry using an application-platform-as-a-service model under the 10-year …

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Cubic Gets New Zealand Satcom Tech FMS Contract; Mike Twyman Comments

A Cubic subsidiary has received a foreign military sales contract worth more than $5 million to deliver satellite communication platforms in support of New Zealand’s military. GATR Technologies will supply 7.9-feet inflatable satellite antennas, associated hardware, spares and training to aid New Zealand’s Network Enabled Army program, Cubic said Monday. The company will …

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Saab to Deliver Comms System for New Zealand Fleet Replenishment Ship

Saab has received a contract to install an integrated communications system on the New Zealand navy’s future fleet replenishment ship. The defense and security company said Monday it will equip New Zealand’s HMNZS Aotearoa tanker with the TactiCall platform that works to connect communication technologies regardless of radio band, frequency or hardware. Electronic …

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Universal Switching to Supply Data Distribution Systems for Canada WGS Program

General Dynamics has awarded Universal Switching a contract to provide data distribution for satellite command and control systems that will help connect Canada’s military to the Wideband Global SATCOM satellite constellation. Universal Switching said Aug. 22 it will supply its S64530 Digital RS-530 switching system to aid Canada’s participation in the WGS constellation, …

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ULA’s Delta IV Rocket Launches 9th Boeing-Built WGS Military Comms Satellite Into Space

United Launch Alliance launched a Boeing-built satellite into orbit Saturday aboard a Delta IV rocket to provide military communications support for the U.S. military and six of the country’s allies. The ninth Wideband Global SATCOM satellite with  updated digital channelizers that are designed to nearly double the bandwidth of earlier satellites in the WGS system, Boeing said …

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ULA’s Delta IV Rocket Sends 8th Boeing-Built WGS Military Comms Satellite Into Orbit

The Boeing-built Wideband Global SATCOM 8 satellite launched aboard a United Launch Alliance-made Delta IV rocket Wednesday to support global military communications. WGS-8 is equipped with a digital payload technology designed to offer almost twice as much bandwidth capacity as previous WGS satellites, Boeing said Wednesday. ULA said the satellite lifted off Wednesday from Space Launch Complex-37 …

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Unisys Appoints Security Vets to Support APAC Operations

Unisys has appointed Alan Chan as business development director; Leon Mason as senior pre-sales architect; and Ashwin Pal as security delivery director to support the company’s operations in the Asia Pacific region, SecurityBrief NZ reported Tuesday. Sara Barker writes Chan will oversee Unisys’ Australia and New Zealand security business; Mason will aid customers across the Asia-Pacific …

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Boeing to Refresh Underwater ISR Tech on New Zealand Orion Patrol Aircraft Fleet

Boeing has secured a $36 million contract to update the underwater intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technology on the New Zealand air force’s six P-3K2 Orion maritime patrol aircraft. Gerry Brownlee, New Zealand’s defense minister, has said he believes that underwater ISR technology will help deter interference with sea lines of communication that the …

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Computerworld: New Zealand Picks Oracle for Govt-Wide Software & Services Contract

Oracle has received a five-year contract to provide software products and support services to New Zealand’s government organizations, Computerworld reported Tuesday. Stuart Corner writes all of the country’s departments and agencies will have access to  Oracle software licenses, cloud services and appliances under the agreement. The New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs facilitated the …

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