Andrei Ezergailis

Andrei EzergailisAndrei spent nearly 24 years in the Royal Australian Navy as a Weapons Electrical Engineering Officer on Submarines, before joining ASC in August 2017 to lead ASC’s Asset Management efforts.

Defence News

Partnerships at Sea

PartnershipsTwo of the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) Anzac class frigates have been busy at sea during the pandemic.

HMAS Arunta and HMAS Stuart were involved in the Regional Presence Deployment 20201 that demonstrates our nation’s commitment to partnerships with our regional nations. During the deployment, vessels conduct maritime manoeuvres and communication skills that provide enactment scenarios for personnel as well as give opportunity to build and sustain relationships with our partners in defence.

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Homemade UAVs for Defence

UAVsBoeing Australia’s Loyal Wingman UAV has been on the Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) radar since May 2020.

The aircraft uses artificial intelligence to extend capabilities, and it’s the first to be designed, engineered and manufactured in Australia in 50 years. The UAV was engineered using a digital twin to model its structures, systems and full lifecycle requirements and manufactured with the largest resin-infused single composite piece1.

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A winning contract

RAAFIn Australia’s north, the Mobile Control and Reporting Centre at RAAF Base Darwin holds responsibility to ‘prepare for, conduct and sustain effective deployable air surveillance and air battle management in the Unit’s designated area of responsibility’1. The unit’s simulation and communication assets are distributed across multiple defence sites.

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