Osborne South Shipyard redevelopment in full swing

The redevelopment of the Osborne South Naval Shipyard in Adelaide, a key enabler for the Turnbull Government’s ambitious continuous naval shipbuilding agenda, is in full swing. Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, and Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann, said just seven months after Australian Naval Infrastructure (ANI) engaged Lendlease as managing contractor, the redevelopment of the Osborne…

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New approach to naval combat systems

The Turnbull Government is equipping Australia’s Navy with the world’s best technology as part of a multi-billion dollar investment unveiled today. The new approach for combat management systems will ensure our Navy’s future ships are fitted out to protect Australia in the decades ahead. Under the plan, the combat management system for Australia’s fleet of nine Future Frigates will be…

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Saab Combat Management System Announced as Choice for Royal Australian Navy

Defence and security company Saab has been identified by the Australian government to provide the tactical interface to the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) fleet of nine Future Frigates. The Saab 9LV Combat Management System would form an integral part of the Future Frigate and upgraded Air Warfare Destroyer combat capability as well as being selected for the Offshore Patrol Vessels.…

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$35 billion Future Frigate Tender

March 31, 2017 – The $35 billion Future Frigate project reached a significant milestone today with the release of the Request for Tender (RFT) to the three shortlisted designers; BAE, Fincantieri and Navantia. Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, said the Future Frigate project is currently the largest frigate shipbuilding program of its kind in the world.…

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Industry invited to regional Naval Shipbuilding briefings

March 29, 2017 – Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Minister Pyne MP, today announced seven Naval Shipbuilding Industry briefings would be held across regional Australia. Minister Pyne said these briefings would provide regional Australians with an opportunity to learn more about the Government’s $89 billion national shipbuilding endeavor. “The industry briefings will focus on the next generation of naval…

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