BAE Systems has welcomed a one year, $12 million contract extension that will see the company support the Royal Australian Navy’s Hydrographic fleet until 2020.
Around 60 people based in Cairns are directly involved with the In Service Support Contract, valued at $436 million.
Over the past two years the team has increased significantly to provide improved sustainment to the Hydrographic platforms.
Under the contract, BAE Systems supports two Hydrographic Ships (HS), six Survey Motor Boats (SMB) and four Survey Motor Launch (SML) as well as two SMBs in the Hydrographic school and one SMB that supports surveys in the Antarctic.
More than 30 local companies are directly involved with BAE Systems work supporting the Hydrographic fleet.
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