Boomeranger Boats of Finland has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Birdon to collaborate on Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat capabilities in Australia.
In what may be a world first, competing Defence primes are collaborating to develop strategies to ensure Australia has the skilled workforce required to deliver the Attack-class Future Submarine and the Hunter-class Future Frigate programs.
Nearly 18 years after the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) program was first announced, Defence has taken delivery of the RAN’s third and final Hobart-class ship, the future HMAS Sydney, which will officially join the fleet after commissioning at Fleet Base East on 20 May.
While the Commonwealth’s requirements for a replacement armed reconnaissance helicopter (ARH) capability, to be acquired under Project Land 4503, have yet to be made public, maritime operations will no doubt form a key element.
There is a renewed air of confidence and sense of purpose in the Royal Australian Navy.
Sydney residents recently had their first glimpse of their city’s namesake ship with the arrival of NUSHIP Sydney at Garden Island.
Australia’s first digital shipbuilding course has commenced.
Australian Pump believe that the RAN should follow USN and make Envelop mandatory on all major topside assets.
Air Affairs Australia (AAA) were involved in the recent successful missile firing carried out in Australian waters by HMAS Arunta.
HIFRASER is aiming to build its Australian Sovereign Supply Chain for hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical systems & services for the Attack Class submarine program.
Australian company PMB Defence and Greek company Systems Sunlight S.A. have signed subcontracts with Naval Group Australia to design the main storage batteries for the Attack class submarines.
Tenders are being sought from Australian industry for an 'innovative' sustainment model for the RAN’s new Offshore Patrol Vessels.
Navy’s final Air Warfare Destroyer, NUSHIP Sydney, has been officially handed over to Defence.
A long-term partnership between Defence and members of Australia’s hydrographic industry has been established with the commencement of the new HydroScheme Industry Partnership Program.
A $1.45 million grant from the government-funded Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC), matched by industry funding, will help develop and pilot cutting-edge manufacturing technologies for the Hunter class build.
Naval Group has committed to 60 per cent Australian Industry Capability (AIC) for the Future Submarines.