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Contact: Stephen Langley
Phone: +61 8 8239 3600


Sydac has many years experience developing and modifying models and simulation environments to support experimentation and decision support.  Activity in this area has ranged from enhancing the functionality of a complex third-party constructive simulation by modifying the code, through developing high performance instrumentation and mathematical models, to producing human-in-the-loop systems for experimentation, threat assessment and countermeasure development.

Sydac has successfully modified the code of JSAF (Joint Semi-Automated Forces) to support Capability Development, developed and modified mathematical models for missile performance and imagery analysis, developed instrumentation to complement off-the-shelf virtual simulation training solutions and produced a number of virtual weapons systems for human-in-the-loop research.


  • An Australian-based specialist simulation and software development company producing Australian intellectual property.
  • Proven access to advanced fielded products, technology and support from major US Defence contractors.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with major Defence companies, either as a prime or sub contractor.
  • Proven ability to provide effective and efficient in-service support for third party simulators and simulations.
  • Facility cleared for Defence security classified work.
  • Proven ability to successfully compete in overseas markets.

Key Customers

  • Australian Government Department of Defence – Capability Development Group
  • Australian Government Department of Defence – Defence Materiel Organisation
  • Australian Government Department of Defence – Defence Science and Technology Organisation
  • Australian Government Department of Defence – Headquarters Joint Operations Command
  • Boeing Defence Australia
  • BAE Systems
  • Raytheon Australia
  • Chiltern Railways
  • ScotRail
  • eurostar
  • EDI Rail
  • ARRIVA Trains Wales
  • Queensland Rail
  • RailCorp
  • London Underground

Key Partners

  • SAIC – OneSAF, Common Driver Trainer, SECore.
  • Lockheed Martin – M1A1 advanced gunnery and driver training simulation

Quality Approvals/Awards

  • ISO 9001:2008
  • Defence Industry Security Program (DISP)
  • Innovation Awards (First Prize – Top 20 South Australian Innovation 2000 – 2010, Australian ICT Secrets 2006 – Learning Category)
  • Engineering Awards (South Australian Engineering Excellence in Research, Development and Innovation 2009, Malcolm Kinnaird Engineering Excellence 2009, South Australian Engineering Excellence 2005)
  • Export Awards (Technology Industry Association Export Excellence 2009, Business SA Export (Education Category and Premiers Award  for Excellence and High Achievement in Exports) 2009, Australian Emerging Exporter 2006 & 2007, UK Trade and Investment 2005 & 2006)