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Capability Acquisition & Sustainment Group



Remotely Piloted Unmanned Aircraft Systems MQ-4C Triton
AIR 7000 Phase 1B

The MQ-4C Triton is a remotely piloted High Altitude Long Endurance aerial system which will complement the P- 8A Poseidon maritime aircraft.

Space Surveillance Telescope

AIR3029 Phase 2

Project AIR 3029 Phase 2 is the relocation of a Space Surveillance Telescope (SST) from a site in New Mexico to a new fit-for-purpose facility

JORN Mid Life Upgrade

AIR2025 Phase 6

The AIR2025 PH6 project will deliver a comprehensive redesign and upgrade of the Jindalee Operational Radar Network.

Woomera Range Remediation

AIR3024 Phase 1

AIR3024 Phase 1 project seeks to replace the Aerospace Test and Evaluation and Research and Experimentation equipment at the Woomera Test Range.

Deployable Defence Air Traffic Management and Control System
AIR5341 Phase 1

The DDATMCS capability is a mix of mobile and transportable surveillance radars, shelters, vehicles and associated electronic systems.

Fixed Defence Air Traffic Control Surveillance Sensors
AIR5431 Phase 2

Project AIR5431 Phase 2 shall introduce nine new FDATCSS systems into the ADF.

Advanced Growler Airborne Electronic Attack Capability
AIR 5349 Phase 6

AIR5349 Phase 6 will introduce into Air Force service a number of enhancements to the Airborne Electronic Attack Capability.

Lead-In Fighter Capability Assurance Program

AIR 5338 Phase 1A

Project Air 5438 Phase 1A - Lead-In Fighter Capability Assurance Program (LIFCAP) has been raised to ensure that RAAF Fast Jet training remains ...

Army Reconnaissance Helicopter

AIR 87 Phase 2

This project was approved to provide a reconnaissance and fire support capability for the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

Airborne Early Warning and Control Aircraft

AIR 5077 Phase 5A

This project will provide the Australian Defence Force (ADF) with an Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) capability.

Multi Role Helicopter

AIR 9000 Phase 2

The Multi-Role Helicopter (MRH) Program is a key component of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

Follow On Stand Off Weapon

AIR 5418 Phase 1

This project has acquired the Lockheed Martin AGM-158A Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) and support systems.

Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

AIR 6000 Phase 2A/B

The AIR6000 – Joint Strike Fighter (previously known as the New Air Combat Capability Project) aims to introduce the F-35A JSF capability that will meet Austral...

Medium Lift Helicopter

AIR 9000 Phase 5C

This project seeks to replace the extant Australian Defence Force (ADF) Medium Lift Helicopter capability of CH-47D Chinook helicopters.

Future Naval Aviation Combat System Helicopter

AIR 9000 Phase 8

AIR 9000 Phase 8 will acquire 24 MH-60R Seahawk naval combat helicopters, associated weapons and support systems to replace the current 16 S-70B-2 Seahawk helic...

Growler Airborne Electronic Attack Capability

AIR 5349 Phase 3

The EA-18G Growler Airborne Electronic Attack Capability provides for the acquisition of 12 Boeing EA-18G Growler aircraft.

C-27J Battlefield Airlift

AIR 8000 Phase 2

AIR 8000 Phase 2 was approved to replace the retired Caribou capability and provide the Australian Defence Force (ADF) with an enhanced intra-theatre and region...


Lethality System Tranche 1 Sniper System and Close Combat System

LAND 159 Tranche 1 Stage 1

The Lethality System Project (LAND 159) will equip the ADF with next-generation weapon systems, surveillance and target acquisitions ancillaries ...

Engineer Support Platforms

LAND 8120 Phase 1

Project LAND 8120 Phase 1 seeks to provide a replacement capability effect for the Australian Defence Force earth moving and material handling ...

Protected Mobility Vehicle – Light

LAND 121 Phase 4

LAND 121 Phase 4 will acquire 1100 protected mobility vehicles – light (PMV-L) for command, liaison, utility and reconnaissance roles.

Geospatial Support Systems for the Land Force

LAND 1771 Tranche 1

LAND 1771 Tranche 1 will modernise land geospatial and survey capabilities and introduce the first Army Geospatial Support System to the land force.

Battlespace Communications System (LAND)

JP 2072 Phase 2A

Joint Project 2072 Battlespace Communications System (Land) (BCS(L)) Phase 2A is delivering Combat Radios and ancillary equipment.

Overlander - Medium Heavy Capability, Field Vehicles, Modules and Trailers
LAND 121 Phase 3B & 5B

LAND 121 Phase 3 was established to replace the current fleet of Australian Defence Force (ADF) Field Vehicles, Modules And Trailers (FVM&T).

Land Combat Vehicle System

Land 400

LAND 400 – Land Combat Vehicle System (LCVS) is one of Defence's most significant capability programs both in terms of acquisition cost and its ...

Soldier Enhancement Version 2 (Lethality)

LAND 125 Phase 3C

This project will deliver the Enhanced F88 rifle, Grenade Launcher Attachment and a suite of surveillance and target ancillaries including ...

Night Fighting Equipment Replacement

LAND 53 Phase 1BR

This project is replacing land-based night vision equipment and laser aiming devices that attach to specified ADF weapons.

Enhanced Gap Crossing Capability

LAND 155 Phase 1

This project will provide land forces with the ability to cross a range of wet and dry gaps in support of combat operations, and comprises combat ...

Short Range Ground Based Air Defence

LAND 19 Phase 7B

LAND 19 Phase 7B will deliver the Army-operated component of the Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defence (JIAMD) capability.

Battle Management System

LAND 75 Phase 3.4

The LAND 75 Phase 3.4 Battlefield Command Support System (BCSS) project will provide a digital command and control support system.


Offshore Patrol Vessels

SEA 1180 Phase 1

SEA 1180 Phase 1 Offshore Patrol Vessels will replace and improve upon the capability delivered by the thirteen Armidale Class Patrol Boats.

Rapid Environment Assessment

SEA 1770 Phase 1

The SEA1770 Phase 1 project provides for the procurement of a Defence Rapid Environment Assessment for Defence.

Guided Missle Frigate Upgrade Implementation

SEA 1390 Phase 2.1

This project seeks to regain a comparative regional maritime capability by upgrading four (originally six) Adelaide Class Fast Frigate Guided (FFGs).

Collins Class Submarine reliability and sustainability
SEA 1439 Phase 3

SEA 1439 Phase 3 is a program of upgrades to Collins Class platform systems and shore infrastructure.

ANZAC Air Search Radar Replacement

SEA 1448 Phase 4B

SEA1448 Phase 4B is replacing the SPS-49(V)8 Air Search Radar on the 8 Anzac class frigates with a modern phased array radar.

Maritime Operational Support Capability (Replenishment Ships)
SEA 1654 Phase 3

SEA 1654 Phase 3 Replenishment Ships will replace both HMAS Success and HMAS Sirius with a single class of Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment ship ....

Anzac Ship Anti-Ship Missile Defence

SEA 1448 Phase 2A

The Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade SEA 1448 Phase 2 project will provide the ANZAC Class Frigates with an enhanced level of self defence.

SM-1 Missile Replacement

SEA 1390 Phase 4B

This project will replace the Standard Missile-1 (SM-1) missile with a modern variant of the Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) missile.

Anzac Ship Anti-Ship Missile Defence

SEA 1448 Phase 2B

The Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade SEA 1448 Phase 2 project will provide the ANZAC Class Frigates with an enhanced level of self-defence against moder...

Air Warfare Destroyer

SEA 4000 Phase 3

This project will acquire three Hobart Class Air Warfare Destroyers (AWD) and their support system for the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

Hunter Class Frigate

SEA 5000 Phase 1

SEA 5000 Phase 1 (Hunter Class Frigate) will introduce into service the next generation of naval surface combatants.

Hobart Class DDG Operational Test & Evaluation
SEA 4000 Phase 3.3

The Project facilitates a key component of Operational Test and Evaluation of the three Hobart Class Destroyers (DDG) through the United States Navy (USN) Combat System Sea ....

Phalanx Close-In Weapons System Block Upgrade

SEA 1357 Phase 1

The Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) has been providing the RAN with a short range anti-ship missile.

Collins Class Submarine Escape Rescue and Abandonment System
SEA 1354 Phase 1

The Submarine Escape Rescue and Abandonment System is a program to support the Australia’s submarine capability.

Collins Class Communications Upgrades

SEA 1439 Phase 5

SEA1439 Phase 5B2 will acquire a Modernised Submarine Communications System (MSMSC) for the Collins Class submarines

Collins Class Sonar Upgrade

SEA 1439 Phase 6

SEA1439 Phase 6 will deliver a sonar capability assurance program for the Collins Class submarines.


Joint Capabilities Group


This schedule addresses the sustainment of the Australian Defence Force Tactical Data Link Authority technical centre and its associated capabilities.

Combined Communications Gateway Geraldton (C2G2)

JP 2008 Phase 5B1 T2

JP 2008 Phase 5B1 Tranche 2will embed Australian owned satellite communications equipment into a US facility that is to be constructed.

High Frequency Modernisation

JP 2043 Phase 3A

The JP 2043 Phase 3A project provides for the procurement of a Defence High Frequency (HF) Communications System (DHFCS) for Defence ...

Amphibious Deployment and Sustainment

JP 2048 Phase 4AB

The JP 2048 Phase 4A/4B project will provide the Australian Defence Force (ADF) with an increased amphibious deployment ...

Amphibious Watercraft Replacement

JP 2048 Phase 3

The JP 2048 Phase 3 project will provide the Amphibious Deployment and Sustainment (ADAS) capability with a new breed of watercraft.

Indian Ocean Region UHF Satcom

JP 2008 Phase 5A

This project will provide the Australian Defence Force (ADF) with twenty 25kHz UHF SATCOM channels.

Identification Friend or Foe Upgrade

JNT00090 Phase 1

AIR90 is upgrading the legacy platforms that have military Mode 4 Identification Friend or Foe and civilian Modes A/C Secondary Surveillance ...

Satellite Transportable Land Terminals

JP 2008 Phase 5B1

The JP 2008 Phase 5B1 project is scoped to provide approximately 200 Satellite Transportable Land Terminals to the ADF Land Forces

MTN Sub-Program

JP 9347

The Multi-Tactical Data Link Network passes information and data automatically and rapidly between military platforms and systems.

Replacement Aviation Refuelling Vehicles


JNT157PH1 was established to replace the aged ADF Aviation Refuelling Vehicles (ARV) and the replacement fleet.


ADF Clothing


ADF Clothing comprises of approximately 18,500 line items of personal clothing, footwear and other items manufactured by the textile, clothing and footwear ...

Aeronautical Life Support Equipment


Aeronautical Life Support Logistics Management Unit provides logistics management of common fit Aeronautical Life Support Equipment used ...

P-3C/AP-3C Orion Weapons System


The P-3 fleet consists of 16 Orion aircraft and a range of ground based systems. The P-3 remains heavily tasked on operations in northern Australia.

Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment


The support objective is to maintain the materiel capability of the Underway Replenishment Tanker.

Adelaide Class Frigate


The support objective is to maintain the materiel capability of the Adelaide Class Frigates through the provision of materiel support and ongoing ...

General Service B Vehicle Fleet


The General Service B Vehicle fleet comprises a broad range of light and medium/heavy wheeled vehicles used by the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

F/A-18 Hornet Weapon System


Seventy-one F/A-18 Classic Hornet aircraft and associated training systems are supported by a range of commercial contracts and in-house...

PC-9/A Trainer Aircraft


62 Pilatus PC-9/A Trainer aircraft are operated at 4 locations within Australia. The aircraft is flown by the RAAF Aerobatic team.

S-70A-9 Black Hawk Weapons System


The Army’s fleet of Black Hawk helicopters continue to provide the required levels of support to airmobile and special operations capabilities.

S-70B-2 Seahawk Weapons System


The fleet of 16 Seahawk ‘Classic’ helicopters contributes to the Navy’s anti-surface and anti-submarine warfare capabilities.

Anzac Class Frigate


The support objective is to maintain the materiel capability of the Anzac Class Frigates through the provision of materiel support and ongoing ...

Collins Submarines Program


The objective of the Collins Program is to sustain the Collins class Submarine (CCSM) materiel capability, minimise the logistic costs of ownership...

C130J-30 Weapon System


The C-130J fleet consists of 12 aircraft and one Level 5 simulator. The C-130J is supported by two prime performance based contracts.

Mine Hunter Coastal


The support objective is to maintain the materiel capability of the Huon Class Mine Hunter Coastal vessels and associated training equipment.

Lead-In Fighter Hawk 127 Weapon System


The Lead-in Fighter fleet consists of 33 Hawk 127 aircraft and associated ground and support systems.

Special Purpose Aircraft Weapon System


The Special Purpose Aircraft consists of two Boeing Business Jets and three Challenger 604 aircraft.

Wide Area and Space Surveillance


The Wide Area Surveillance Capability consists of three Over-The-Horizon-Radars and is known as the Jindalee Operational Radar Network.

B300 King Air


The B300 aircrew training capability consists of 20 Beechcraft King Air 350 aircraft, a Proline 2 simulator and associated training systems.

Command and Intelligence Systems


Sustainment of Command and Intelligence Systems supports the Army’s operationally deployable command, intelligence and geospatial support systems.

Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter Weapons System

All 22 Tiger armed reconnaissance helicopters are now in-service in the final mature configuration. In-service support is provided ...

C-17 Heavy Air Lift Weapons System


The C-17A weapon system comprises six aircraft and the training system. All aircraft and the majority of other system elements have been trans...

Multi Role Helicopter


During 2014-15, MRH90 deliveries will expand the fleet to 33 aircraft (out of the 47 aircraft to be acquired in total). In-service support is provided under con...

Australian Defence Organisation Commercial Vehicles Fleet

The Australian Defence Organisation Commercial Vehicle Fleet comprises approximately 5,400 Defence owned vehicles and trailers. The fleet ra...

Airborne Early Warning and Control System


The Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) weapon system comprises six aircraft and ground based systems.

F/A-18F Block II Super Hornet Weapons System


Twenty-four F/A-18F Block II Super Hornet aircraft are operated by 82 Wing in support of air combat capability requirements.

KC-30A Weapon System


The KC-30A weapon system comprises five aircraft and the training system. One aircraft has remained in Spain and is utilised on the acquisi...

Battlespace Communications Systems


This capability consists of two primary fleets of communications equipment. The Combat Net Radio Fleet is a range of man-portable and vehicle ...

G-Wagon Fleet


When fully delivered, the Australian Defence Force’s G-Wagon fleet will comprise 2,268 Mercedes-Benz 4 x4 and 6x6 G-Wagons in eleven ...

Navigational Display System


The Navigation Display System is an Electronic Chart Display and Information System modernised for the navigation of Royal Australian Navy.

Fuels and Lubricants - Army


Petrol, oil and lubricant products are procured under long-term contracts and provided to Defence operational and support elements and visiting foreign ...

Canberra Class (LHD) Sustainment


The scope of this product addresses the sustainment of two Canberra Class Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) platforms, 12 LHD Landing Craft (LLC).

MH-60R Seahawk Romeo Weapon System


During 2014-15, the number of Seahawk ‘Romeo’ helicopters accepted into service will grow to seven.

P-8A Poseidon


The P-8A Poseidon is a fundamental element of Australia’s future Maritime Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance ...

PC-21 Advanced Trainer Aircraft


AIR5428 will deliver a new Pilot Training System (PTS) consisting of 49 Pilatus PC-21 Advanced Trainer aircraft, 5 simulators and other training equipment.

Protected Mobility Vehicle - Medium Fleet


Defence’s Protected Mobility Vehicle – Medium (PMV-M) capability comprises 985 vehicles across a range of variants.


Non-Directional Beacon


The project will replace seven Non-Directional Beacons at HMAS Albatross and RAAF Bases Pearce, Gingin, Townsville, Edinburgh ...

Multi-Band, Multi-Mode Radio Capability


This project will deliver an expanded tactical satellite communication capability to the Air Force to meet the increased communication needs ...

Traffic Alert & Collision Avoidance System (TCAS)


This project will integrate a Traffic Collision Avoidance System onto the AP‑3C fleet and Advanced Flight Simulator to address safety-of-flight issues.

Deployable Tactical Air Control and Navigation Replacement

This project will deliver deployable Tactical Air Control and Navigation systems, spares, support and test equipment, publications and training.

Naval Aviation Vision Capability


This project will deliver modifications to the existing lighting system on three Adelaide Class ships to make them compatible with current night ...

Digital Voice Recording Equipment


This project will design a digital voice recording system for installation in a number of ships and training facilities.

Typhoon Training System


This project will deliver a Typhoon Weapon Mark 25 Modification 2 System and associated training consoles.

Navy Minor Business Process – Project Development Funding

This business process will deliver services to develop unapproved project capability documentation which is required to achieve project approval.