Four AORs Ordered From Naval Group

January 30, 2019 (Google Translation) – The temporary consortium formed by Chantiers de l’Atlantique and Naval Group has been notified of an order for four Logistic Support Ships (LSS) and of their first six years of operational maintenance. This order for the French Navy is part of the Franco-Italian LSS Program led by OCCAr*, the international Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation, on behalf of DGA, the French Defence Procurement Agency, and of its Italian counterpart NAVARM. The delivery of these ships will take place between the end of 2022 and…

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Future HMAS Supply Launched at Ferrol

November 23, 2018 (Google Translation) – Navantia has launched today the ship “Nuship Supply” first of the two AOR ships that Navantia is building for the Royal Australian Navy, according to the contract signed in May 2016. The ceremony took place at the Ferrol shipyard at 4:15 p.m., coinciding with the high tide and was attended by Jenny Barrett, as the ship’s godmother, as well as the president of Navantia, Susana de Sarriá; the Ambassador of Australia in Spain, Julie-Ann Guivarra and the Australian AJEMA, Vice Admiral MJ Noonan. The…

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Navantia Cuts Steel for Second AOR for the Australian Navy

Navantia started on April 4, at its facilities in Fene, the construction of the second ship AAOR for the Australian Navy, with the cutting ceremony of the first steel for block 210. The sheet with which the cutting of AAOR 2 will start is a plate of 12,000 x 3,000 x 15 mm and of quality EH36 and the piece to be cut is a piece of lining of 3,790.46 Kg of weight. The contract for the design and construction of 2 logistics ships based on the “BAC Cantabria”, as…

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