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Media Release | Nova Systems working with Aerospace, Maritime, Training and Surveillance Branch

Media Release | Nova Systems working with Aerospace, Maritime, Training and Surveillance Branch

  • Feb 28, 2019

The ‘Team Nova’ Major Service Provider (MSP) consortium has commenced a new strategic relationship with the Aerospace Maritime, Training and Surveillance Branch (AMTS).

This is the third Integrated Work Package (IWP) contract to be awarded to the Team Nova MSP through the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) MSP IWP mechanism.

The AMTS branch of CASG within the Australian Department of Defence, is responsible for the acquisition and sustainment of the maritime surveillance capability being acquired under the AIR7000 program and the E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning capability.

Aiming to achieve collaborative excellence with Defence and Industry, Nova Systems together with subcontractors PwC and QinetiQ are drawing on the capabilities of their preferred suppliers and leveraging the strength of small to medium enterprises and small businesses to support the branch.

Nova Systems Australia & New Zealand Chief Executive, Steven Robinson said that the MSP arrangements are transforming the way CASG engages with industry to support the branches, projects, systems program offices and centres of expertise.

“We’re very pleased to be on this journey together with Defence and Industry. The outcome focused MSP contracting arrangements will deliver shared long-term benefits and value”.

Team Nova is confident that our approach will ensure the provision of best for Defence outcomes and will build capability and capacity within the sector to meet the challenges of the Integrated Investment Program. There are significant opportunities for small business to provide MSP support services through Team Nova in support of AMTS for the next 5-8 years.

With three IWPs contracted and a fourth expected to commence shortly, Team Nova is working closely with their supply chain to ensure the best of Australian industry is available to provide solutions to CASG. As of February 2019, a considerable number of small to medium enterprises and small businesses are already employed across the three contracted IWPs.

Visit us at Avalon 2019, Hall 2 stand 2G19 to meet our Industry Engagement Manager, Stu Johns, or contact


Nova Systems is an Australian owned and operated Global Professional Service Provider, specialising in the provision of technology enabling solutions and world class expertise to deliver complex capabilities and systems and solve technologically challenging problems. We solve the problems that really matter.

QinetiQ is a chosen partner around the world for mission-critical solutions, innovating for customers’ advantage.

PwC is a world leading professional services network committed to delivering quality in advisory, assurance and tax services.


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