Defence credentials

Insitec MIS Systems is a leading innovator and supplier of military, intelligence and space technologies to the Australian Department of Defence.

It draws on the services and resources of the wider Insitec group which has worked on many of Australia’s most significant national security and defence systems. Insitec’s specialist Military, Intelligence and Space Systems (MIS) group was formed in 2021 to expand this world class capability.

Insitec MIS builds information and communication technology that provides critical tactical and operational support to Australia’s Defence forces and addresses the growing demand for intelligent IT systems on the battlefield and in the military environment. We provide advanced solutions for systems integration, information management, business process automation and associated support services and have developed several system solutions based on our own sovereign IP. 

Track record

Insitec has been closely involved with the Australian Department of Defence in the implementation of the AusDAF 2.0 Enterprise Architecture framework and heavily involved for many years with the Enterprise Architecture directorate of the Chief Information Officer Group (CIOG) assisting with the development and implementation of leading architectural practice within the Department Over two decades, we have provided solution architecture and design services for major Defence infrastructure projects including:

  • Directorate of Information Systems Sustainment
  • Australian Biometrics Information System
  • Army ISR Trial CAGE IIIA
  • Data Centre Migration Project
  • Single Information Environment –Secret
  • Enterprise Search Pilot
  • JP2030
  • Project Sentinel
  • End User Computing Project
  • A classified Defence gateway project
  • JP2068

Insitec specialises in Systems Integration of highly secure platforms at scale. With 200+ highly skilled NV1/NV2 cleared staff, we have the capacity and skill to deliver solutions and solveProblems, with support from our key vendor technologies and an extensive partner network.

Software Integration and ECM

Insitec manages the Objective Enterprise Content Management System, which is the largest single application in Australia’s Defence environment supporting a million records per day, over 80,000 users Australia wide, and achieving zero system wide outages in 16 years of sustainment. We have led progressive upgrades of the system across the national network including integration of the ECM with over 30 other line of business IT systems within Defence.

Our approach

The lnsitec MIS approach is for an open service-orientated architecture and standards-based design that is agnostic of platform and interfaces.  We draw on the combined skills and talents of industry partners and other scientific collaborators to develop and scale product and service innovations.  We ensure these solutions can be seamlessly integrated with host platforms, other sensors and control systems – including combat management systems.   

Insitec’s infrastructure solution services concentrate on the following areas:

  • Server Hardware build and deployment
  • Network build and deployment
  • Storage hardware build and deployment
  • Virtualisation implementation
  • Operating system installation and deployment
  • Database implementation and optimisation
  • Application server implementation.

Security and Sustainment

Insitec has been providing long term support for infrastructure and application environments over across Defence, from small to medium projects to large whole of Department systems. Our Support and sustainment services are driven from a strategic perspective and aims to deliver a strong and effective ICT infrastructure or application service to the client over the life of the system offering high levels of availability and service. Insitec has previously maintained a Defence accredited facility to the SECRET level and is able to provide sustainment services to this level. Insitec staff are cleared to a minimum of a BASELINE security clearance and most staff hold a TOP SECRET NV 1 clearance or higher. We have been providing service desk, support and sustainment services to Defence continuously
since 2002.