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Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT

The Intra-Government Communications Network (ICON) provides specialised telecommunication services to Australian Government entities across the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). This comprises a network of fibre optic links connecting Commonwealth Agencies across the territory. Its purpose is to allow secure communication of information without the need for additional encryption. The Australian War Memorial is connected to the ICON network.

Project Design Brief

Designers for the ICON network are only permitted to use the Security Construction and Equipment Committee (SCEC) endorsed cable pits. SCEC are responsible for the evaluation of equipment for high security facilities, specific counter-terrorism and critical infrastructure protection. For this project, Security Level 1 (SL1) cable pits were specified.

ACO's Solution

  • PitLok® J1000 Concrete Pit with locking steel lid


  • PitLok® cable products are endorsed by SCEC to SL1
  • PitLok® concrete pit range includes tamper evident lids, precast reinforced concrete pits (available in full body or split body)
Australian War Memorial, Canberra,
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