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Harris C4I Pty Ltd

Corporate Profile

Company Information

Company Name
Harris C4I Pty Ltd
ABN 89010500071/ ACN 10500071
380 St Kilda Road Melbourne Victoria 3004 Australia
Web Address

Company Data

Number of Employees
Is your company a small to medium enterprise (SME)?
Is your company a product or service orientated business?
Does your company currently supply directly to the ADF or Department of Defence?
Does your company currently supply directly to a Defence prime contractor?

Industry and Defence Engagement

Member of an industry group or association


Victorian Defence Alliance - VDA RPDE Australian Industry Defence Network - AIDN

Contact Information

Primary Point of Contact

David Abel
Business Development
03 9926 1114
0499 144 188

Company Capabilities

Company Capability

Company Overview

In Australia, Harris has a diverse, broad-based capabilities set that include research and development, engineering, manufacture and sustainment.
These capabilities span multiple divisions including Electronic Systems (parent of C4I) and Communications Systems (leading supplier of tactical radio communications for Australia's military forces)
Harris C4i Pty Ltd (C4i) is an experienced global supplier and integrator of communication and control systems for the defence market. C4i is a wholly own subsidiary of the Harris Corporation based in the USA and operates within the Electronic Systems Division. Though wholly owned by Harris, C4i is 100% Australian, capable of design, product/ software production as well as program management, training and support.
C4i specialises in providing innovative and cost-effective systems for mission critical environments. Its in-house hardware and software design, development and manufacturing capability enables C4i to readily tailor solutions to meet the often-unique requirements of military customers. C4i applies the latest digital switching, interface and communications technologies to produce world-leading communications network solutions.
Specific areas of application include:
§ Air Defence Communications Systems
§ ATC Communications Systems
§ Command and Control Systems
§ Naval Shipboard Communications Systems
§ Control Centre Solutions
Within Harris - Electronic Systems there are also extensive capabilities in Electronic Warfare providing electronic protection capabilities for the Royal Australian Navy and Air Force.
Customers are also turning to Harris for integrated, multispectral situational awareness solutions that blend radars, sonars and sensors to defeat emerging threats.

Real-time software design
In country Hardware, System Integration and Software design
Security accredited facility
Engineering expertise in defence system design
Expertise in Open System Architecture and Data Distribution Services
Showcase Capability

Harris C4I Pty Ltd core product is SwitchplusIP. With an IP core, the SwitchplusIP offers a complete end to end IP solution allowing operators to capitalize on existing network infrastructure as well as the scalability and flexibility that is only possible with a modern IP-based communications system. Offering mission critical communication assurance as well as full quality of service control SwitchplusIP is a voice/ data enabler delivering a secure and trusted service. Its core is based on an Open Architecture approach with a data distribution Service as the key enabler.
From compact to distributed services, SwitchplusIP and its associated hardware options can support fixed infrastructure to deployed portable solutions.

Mission critical traffic interoperability from disparate systems over IP including voice. Full quality of service and traffic assurance.
expertise in Open Architecture implementation and design for an integrated communications environment.
Full engineering capability from requiremetns definition to product development and supply within Australia.

Key Customers

Key customers
UK NATS - SwitchplusIP core capability for Airtraffic mangement
US FAA - SwitchplusIP
FIJI Air traffic Management - SwitchplusIP
US Military - SwitchplusIP
RAAF - SwitchplusIP
Air Services Australia - SwitchplusIP for emergency responce at all major Australian Airports
Key Partners
Parent Company - Harris Corperation

Standards and Accreditations

Standards and Accreditations
Software design, development and support ISO12207
System Engineering EIA632
PRINCE2 or PMBOK for all Program/ Project Managers

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