SYDNEY, November 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
The leading Australian company for the support of defence electronic systems Jenkins Engineering Defence Systems (JEDS) and Danish-based Aerospace, Defence, and Security company Terma A/S signed a Technical Support Agreement for service and support of Terma's advanced C-Raid tactical command and control systems installations.
The Agreement was signed by President & CEO Jens Maaløe representing Terma and Peter Jenkins, Managing Director on behalf of JEDS.
The signing was witnessed by Danish Minister of Trade and Investment Development, Ms. Pia Olsen Dyhr, as part of the Federation of Danish Industries delegation's visit to Australia.
The signing marks a milestone in the establishment of a service and support structure for C-Raid in the Asia Pacific region. The agreement will secure fast and effective response to customer requirements and assure the installation, service, and support of C-Raid is aligned with operational requirements.
C-Raid is a network-based tactical command and control system designed to provide real-time situational awareness for small boat teams engaged in boarding and interdiction operations.
The C-Raid system has been designed by Terma to meet the emerging needs of navies, special forces, coast guards, and maritime security agencies for a multi-user system aimed at improving the conduct of missions - such as maritime interdiction, boarding operations, and search and rescue - involving the employment of small boats under the command of larger vessels or shore-based headquarters.
Jenkins Engineering Defence Systems (JEDS) was established in 1989 and is a wholly-owned Australian SME (Small Medium Enterprise). JEDS has over twenty years expertise in the Design and Manufacture and Support of Electronic Warfare (EW), Radar, and Radio communications equipment.
JEDS currently employs a staff of 25 with at range of skills including Senior Project Managers & Engineers, IT Specialists, Technicians (electrical & mechanical) and production staff. JEDS has office/workshops both on the East and West Coasts of Australia.
Terma develops products and systems for defence, civilian authorities, and security applications, including command and control systems, radar systems, self-protection systems for aircraft, space technology, and advanced aerostructures for the aircraft industry.