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

Department of Defence

The Deployable Defence Air Traffic Management and Control System (DDATMCS) capability will comprise three systems, and is a mix of mobile and transportable surveillance radars, shelters, vehicles and associated electronic systems.

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Deployable Defence Air Traffic Management and Control System

The DDATMCS will replace the Transportable Air Surveillance Radar (TASR) which is currently in service with the Royal Australian Air Force.

Deliverable Original Planned Achieved / Forecast Notes
Project Year of Commencement Sep 2014 Sep 2014 Government Approval
Initial Materiel Release (IMR) Air Force Dec 2017 Feb 2022 Prime Contractor schedule delays.
Initial Operational Capability (IOC) Air Force Aug 2018 May 2022 Prime Contractor schedule delays.
Final Materiel Release (FMR) Air Force Jan 2019 Sep 2022 Prime Contractor schedule delays.
Final Operational Capability (FOC) Air Force Aug 2019 Apr 2023 Prime Contractor schedule delays.

Content is current as at December 2020.

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