Two Australian companies have signed subcontracts with Safran for the design of key subsystems aboard the future Attack-class submarines of the Royal Australian Navy.
Tag Archives : Australia
04 May 2020
Australia's Future Submarine Program, which calls for the construction of 12 Attack-class submarines for the Royal Australian Navy, "remains on track". The next milestone is the Systems Functional Review set for January 2021.
02 May 2020
Australia's Department of Defense ordered six new Cape Class Patrol Boats for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The vessels will be built by local shipbuilder Austal. The Australian Border Force currently operates eight Cape-class Patrol Boats, while the RAN operates two leased Cape-class.
21 Apr 2020
Australia officially transferred former Adelaide-class frigates Melbourne (FFG 05) and Newcastle (FFG 06) to the Chilean Navy (Armada de Chile). A commissioning ceremony took place on April 15, 2020 at the HMAS Watson naval base in Sydney.
09 Apr 2020
The Australian Government’s $90 billion National Shipbuilding Program has reached another milestone with the ceremonial keel laying of the second Arafura-class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) in Adelaide under Project SEA 1180 Phase 1.
27 Mar 2020
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.
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.