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 Australian 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 Canberra 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.