September 2011

Partech Systems awarded S70B Seahawk &F/A-18 Hornet Test Equipment Support Contract

Partech Systems Pty Ltd has secured a contract to provide engineering and maintenance services to RAN & RAAF in support of specialised avionics test equipment. The contract will provide through life support of the Seahawk S70B helicopter fleet until their expected retirement in 2018.

The contract will support up to six full time jobs in Nowra, and positions the company to participate in sustainment and development activities for future RAN aircraft acquisitions.

Apart from the engineering and maintenance services provided by Partech, the company also provides software upgrades to test equipment developed for key S70B mission systems.

The Contract award cements Partech's position as an Australian leader in the development of test solutions for mission critical electronics systems for Defence applications, both within Australia and internationally where it is building a growing reputation in support of programs such as the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF).

February 2011

Further JSF Work

Partech awarded a number of contracts by Northrop Grumman Mission Systems of San Diego, California for the manufacture of Environmental and Diagnostic Test Equipment for JSF CNI System, and for the manufacture of LM-Star test adaptors.

July 2010


Partech became a member of DMO's DMOSS Engineering support panel as a preferred tenderer, in the disciplines of Electronics Engineering, Systems and Software Engineering, Project Support and Training.

December, 2009

Partech Systems Australia and SEFELEC France Partnership

Partech Systems and Sefelec of France are pleased to announce a new alliance that will bring to our Australian customers leading edge technology capability in the field of harness and cable testing and verification.

April, 2009

Partech Systems submits paper to Committee on Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government

"Partech Systems has lodged a submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government" calling for a co-ordinated national approach to the problem of safety at unprotected level crossings throughout Australia. Partech´s innovative low cost approach to level crossing safety would allow a roll out of active protection at remote and rural level crossings within a decade, whereas current technology with its prohibitive cost could not achieve this result within the next century.

March, 2009

ISO 9001-2008 Accreditation

The Partech Quality Management System has been audited by Lloyds Register and our accreditation renewed for a further three years.

Our scope of accreditation is:

  • Repair of aircraft avionics test Equipment (including ATEs)
  • Repair of aircraft avionics components
  • Development of hardware (interface devices)
  • And software (test programs) for Avionics test equipment

November, 2008

Safety critical design training

Partech Engineers have successfully completed IEC61508 Safety critical training, "Functional safety of electrical/electronic/programmable electronic safety-related systems". Training was conducted by ´Savive´ Consultancy and training services of Brisbane Queensland.

August, 2008

Partech Avionics Facility wins Shoalhaven design award

Partech Systems avionics facility was awarded first place in the Commercial/Industrial category of the 2008 Shoalhaven Building Design Awards.

June, 2008

Partech awarded major ATE update task

Partech has been awarded a major update task by the RAAF to replace outdated hardware and software on the FA18 ELATS EW ATE suites. This task will see the replacement and integration of the majority of the RF test instrumentation.

May, 2008

Partech moves to new facility

Partech Systems has relocated to their new avionics facility located in the Albatross Aviation Technology Park in Nowra. The facility is purpose built and will enable us to better to support our Defence and civil customers.

"Partech Systems demonstrates a strong focus on customer satisfaction and provides a valued support role to the Royal Australian Navy."

Logistics manager, NASPO