The Commonwealth of Australia, represented by the Department of Defence, has signed a Strategic Agreement with Navantia Australia, recognising Navantia as a Design Authority for four classes of Royal Australian Navy (RAN) ships.
Tag Archives : Royal Australian Navy
25 May 2020
L3Harris Technologies announced an alliance agreement to bid with Ultra Electronics and Indianic Group for the development of the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) new Magnetic Treatment Facility (MTF) to be installed in Western Australia under the SEA 1350 Phase 2 program.
19 May 2020
The Royal Australian Navy has welcomed its final Hobart-class Air Warfare Destroyer, HMAS Sydney, in its fleet. The commissioning ceremony was conducted at sea, off the coast of New South Wales on Monday, on 18 May 2020.
13 May 2020
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.
07 May 2020
The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has launched 'Plan Galileo' in order to maintain its fleet capability. This sustainability program is a step-change in its functionality. The plan should be developed and implemented by 2030.
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.
22 Apr 2020
The U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy came together for operations in the South China Sea starting April 13.
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.