Sydney residents had their first glimpse of their city’s namesake ship with the arrival of NUSHIP Sydney at Garden Island naval base today. The third and final Hobart-class Air Warfare Destroyer for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN)’s fleet entered Sydney Heads and made her way through the harbour, with contractors and ship’s company embarked.
Tag Archives : Australia
20 Feb 2020
NUSHIP Sydney, the third and last Hobart-class Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD), was provisionally accepted by the Commonwealth of Australia on Friday, February 14, 2020.
18 Feb 2020
France and Australia reaffirmed their commitment to the Future Submarine Program which calls for the construction of 12 Attack-class submarines for the Royal Australian Navy.
13 Feb 2020
Naval Group Australia and the Australian Department of Defence have responded to criticism and have issued a joint statement on Australian industry involvement in the construction of 12 Attack-class submarines:
12 Feb 2020
In another major milestone for the Australia's Naval Shipbuilding Plan, Defence has signed an Enterprise Partnering Agreement with Saab Australia to deliver their ‘Next Generation’ Combat Management System.
09 Feb 2020
The United States' State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Australia of up to 200 AGM-158C, Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASMs) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $990 million.
17 Dec 2019
The 12th and final P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) on order for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) arrived in Australia on December 12, 2019.
10 Dec 2019
Australian suppliers Berendsen Fluid Power and H.H Machine Tools Australia (H&H) will partner with two international companies to deliver and sustain the Medium Capacity Press, High Capacity Press and Large Capacity Milling Machines (LCMM) for the Attack-class submarines.
13 Nov 2019
The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is now one of the world’s premier amphibious forces with both Canberra-class Landing Helicopter Docks (LHD) and Landing Craft successfully achieving Final Operational Capability.
08 Nov 2019
Austal announced the on-time delivery of the fifth Guardian Class Patrol Boat (GCPB) to the Australian Department of Defence.