Jindalee Operational Radar Network

The Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN) is a multi-billion dollar investment in three over-the-horizon radar systems that use the ionosphere to monitor air and sea movements across at least 37,000 square kilometres.

Invented by the Defence Science and Technology Group in South Australia, the high-frequency system is supported from the state by Lockheed Martin and BAE Systems Australia. JORN’s command and control element, 1 Remote Sensor Unit, is also based at RAAF Base Edinburgh.

The JORN will undergo a $1 - 2 billion enhancement into the 2030s in order to realise its full potential as a wide area surveillance capability.

More information: RAAF Jindalee Operational Radar Network; DST Group JORN

For further information please direct all enquiries to Reg Carruthers Director, Aerospace at Defence SA. Tel: +61 8 8226 6637 or Reg.Carruthers@defencesa.com