Commercial and Education Precinct

The Commercial and Education Precinct brings together a critical mass of high-end naval and defence expertise. Housing the Maritime Skills Centre, AWD Systems Centre and Raytheon Australia’s South Australian Engineering Centre, it is a hub for companies supporting the design, construction and systems integration activities needed to deliver complex defence programs at Techport Australia.

The precinct is linked via SABRENet, the state’s high-speed optical fibre broadband network, to all major education and R&D facilities across Adelaide including:

  • University of Adelaide 
  • Flinders University 
  • University of South Australia 
  • TAFE campuses 
  • Technology Park Adelaide 
  • Edinburgh Parks 
  • Defence Science and Technology Organisation.

Space is available in the precinct for further purpose-designed and built office and office/warehouse accommodation.

AWD Systems Centre

The high-tech AWD Systems Centre is the national project headquarters for Defence and industry participants who are working together to bring the Air Warfare Destroyer design to life.

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Maritime Skills Centre

The Maritime Skills Centre provides technical and trade training for the AWD project, and is also available for third party commercial training activities when capacity permits.

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Raytheon Australia

Raytheon’s facility at Techport Australia supports the test and integration of equipment and sensors into the combat system for the Hobart class AWDs, and the replacement combat systems integration on the Collins class submarines.

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