Equipping Defence

Battlespace Communications System (LAND)

Battlespace Commications System (LAND)
Project Number:
JP 2072 Phase 2A
Australian Army
Electronic Systems

Project description

Joint Project 2072 Battlespace Communications System (Land) (BCS(L)) Phase 2A is delivering Combat Radios and ancillary equipment to replace the Wagtail, Pintail and Raven fleets for the majority of the Land Force. Phase 2A will also establish the mature support system for the new generation Combat and Tactical Data Radios.

Deliverable Original Planned Achieved / Forecast Notes

Project Year of Commencement

Nov 2011

Initial Materiel Release (IMR)

Jul – Sep 2013

Apr 2014

Equipment was delivered on schedule to IMR units in March 2013, however Capability Manager declaration of IMR and IOC was delayed by extended user acceptance of supporting documentation.

Initial Operational Capability (IOC)

Jul – Sep 2013

Apr 2014 As per IMR

Final Materiel Release (FMR)

Jul – Sep 2016

Aug 2016

Final Operational Capability (FOC)

Apr - Jun 2016 Oct 2016

Forecast date is to the project’s best knowledge due to the limited visibility of Capability Manager milestones.

Content is current as at December 2014 and will be updated annually.

Available tenders

Industry Partners

Back to projects