will supply the Sea Giraffe Agile Multi-Beam (AMB) radar to equip the n class amphibious ships. The value of the order is US$15.6 million.
The Sea Giraffe AMB system comprises a multi-mission capable surveillance systems providing simultaneous air defense, air and sea surveillance, air/land integration, military air traffic control and rocket, artillery and mortar alert.’s Sea Giraffe naval surveillance radar is in operational service on the n and New Zealand Anzac Class frigates. The Giraffe radars are currently in production and in use with armed forces including , France, Estonia and the UK. HMAS is the lead ship of two new amphibious landing dock ships to be delivered in 2012 – 2014, replacing the current amphibious support vessels operated by the Royal Australian .
Australia has also leased froma land based Giraffe ABM radar to provide early warning from mortars and rocket attacks for troops deployed to Uruzgan, . The lease contract value is approximately $32 million including operations and support. It is considered as an interim measure until more radars are acquired and fielded.