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Clearbox Systems selected by Intelsat General Corporation for ADF SATCOM support

Multi-year agreement supports key UHF SATCOM system for ADF

Clearbox Systems, an Australian Small/Medium-size Enterprise (SME), has signed a multi-year agreement with Intelsat General Corporation (IGC) for the ongoing support of the In-Orbit test system for the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) UHF payload on the IS-22 satellite.

The services are provided out of Clearbox Systems’ Canberra facility where engineers and technicians interact with system operators at the Defence Network Operations Centre (DNOC) to ensure ongoing system function.

The IS-22 satellite was launched in March 2012 with a hosted UHF payload for the ADF. UHF satellite communications has the ability to service small, mobile terminals used by ground, sea and air forces in all types of terrain.

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Clearbox Systems hiring for multiple roles

With new projects coming online we are hiring into our Software Development, and Integration & Support teams. Come and join a Australian SME working on the cutting edge of Defence, Space, Terrestrial Broadcast.

The roles are:

Software Developer, Sydney

Graduate Engineer, Canberra

Additional, Clearbox Systems is always on the look out for exceptional talent and is willing to receive expression of interest at any time. Email

Specific roles that we are looking for expressions of interest for are:

  • Administration Assistant, Canberra
  • Project Manager, Sydney
  • IT Support Office, Canberra
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Clearbox Systems selected for WGS Ground Station support

Clearbox Systems has been selected by a Prime Contractor for a multi-year agreement to provide sustainment for an Australian Defence Force (ADF) Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) Ground Station. The sustainment covers the software control system delivered by Clearbox Systems that provides Equipment Monitoring and Control, Spectrum Monitoring and Service Scheduling.

The selection comes after a successful delivery of the system by Clearbox Systems and a period of interim support to assist the Prime Contractor in achieving their overall system acceptance with the ADF.

The sustainment services are provided out of Clearbox Systems’ Canberra facility where engineers and technicians responsible for system delivery have transitioned to its support.

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