06 Oktober 2009

Australia Starts Operating High-Frequency Communications System

6 Oktober 2009
The MHFCS provides the ADF with a world-leading communication system to securely transmit voice and data services. (photo : Australian Defence)

BDA's MHFCS in service with ADF

Boeing Defence Australia has announced the successful introduction into service of its Modernised High Frequency Communication System (MHFCS) for ADF operations.

Boeing Defence Australia received official confirmation of the milestone from the DMO on September 24.

Final contract acceptance by the Commonwealth of Australia is expected in 2010.

"Boeing's MHFCS team has built and delivered the most advanced high-frequency system in the world," Nan Bouchard, vice president and general manager of Boeing C3 Networks, said.

The MHFCS provides the ADF with a world-leading communication system to securely transmit voice and data services such as email, fax and web browsing for remote stations where traditional telephone services are limited or unavailable.

It is considered the world's most advanced strategic HF communications network because of its automation levels, range and clarity, traffic volume and connection speed.

MHFCS was delivered in two phases: the core system and the final system.
The core system, delivered in 2004, replaced three of the ADF's ageing HF communications systems with a single integrated system consisting of four HF radio stations and two purpose-built control centres - one primary centre and one backup.

The recently delivered final system provides greater levels of automation, performance and capability for ADF users, including two generic mobile upgrade systems - one land-and-sea component and one air platforms component.
Work has now commenced to complete the major remaining work scope by upgrading the backup control centre (from which operations had been conducted since 2004) to the same configuration as the operational main control centre.


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