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GHD has been appointed by Lendlease to provide design and consulting services on the $365 million building works project – known as Building Works Stage 1 - for HMAS Stirling and Henderson.

The program presents a high degree of complexity exacerbated by the orchestration of concurrent systems engineering, program management and commercial activities across three organisations, in three different countries.

The Air Warfare Destroyer program has officially come to an end with the commissioning of HMAS Sydney at sea.

DEWC Services are inviting equipment and materiel providers to register their interest to replace Navy’s legacy Target Radar Augmented Projectile device.

West Australian companies Matrix Composites & Engineering and Echo Marine Group have announced a new collaboration agreement to pursue specialist naval related opportunities.

Construction of the pressure hull for the first of the RAN’s 12 Attack-class submarines is scheduled to begin in 2024 but details of the construction contract have yet to be decided.

Safran Electronics subcontracted Adelaide-based Acacia Systems and Western-Sydney based Thomas Global Systems.

The Naval Shipbuilding College has announced the endorsement of a suite of engineering courses provided by Edith Cowan University (ECU) in WA.

The two halves of the first Arafura Class OPV have been welded together to form a complete hull.

It is the largest contract for an Australian vessel construction program ever awarded to Austal in the company’s 30 year history.

Fincantieri's FREMM frigate has seen out stiff competition for the multi-billion dollar US FFG(X) program.

Defence has sold former Adelaide-class frigates HMAS Melbourne and HMAS Newcastle to the Chilean Navy for a deal reportedly worth $110 million.

First of Class Flight Trials on HMAS Adelaide are providing the ship’s Aviation Support team with vital training and the RAN with increased operational capability.

Australia’s new icebreaker, the RSV Nuyina, has been delayed as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Defence has issued a request for information (RFI) to ‘gain an appreciation’ of Australian industry capabilities to design, manufacture and sustain military sea boats.

Luerssen Australia and ASC have laid the keel of the second Arafura Class Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) in Adelaide.