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This project will provide the ADF with a Medium Range, Ground-Based Air Defence Capability.

Department of Defence

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

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Battlespace Communications System (LAND)

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.

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