Arunta Hosts Industry VIPs After AMCAP Upgrade

July 29, 2019 – Dignitaries from the Warship Asset Management Agreement and senior Navy officers joined HMAS Arunta on 19 July, for a VIP sea-day following the ship’s recent Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program upgrade. The day, which marked Arunta’s return to service after undergoing the 20-month upgrade, included an air warfare serial to demonstrate the impressive capabilities of the…

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HMAS Arunta Undocked After Major Upgrade

December 1, 2018 – After more than a year out of the water as part of her Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade, HMAS Arunta has undocked at Henderson Shipyard, Western Australia. The upgrade, being implemented by the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA), includes significant improvements to major platform systems such as the communications center, and the replacement of…

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Arunta’s mast replacement marks milestone in frigate upgrade

November 27, 2018 – The replacement of HMAS Arunta’s mast at Henderson Shipyard in Western Australia marks another major milestone in the Anzac Class Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP). The program, being implemented by the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA), involves the upgrade of a number of platform and warfare systems in Navy’s eight Anzac Class Frigates. Major Projects Implementation…

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Arunta upgrade marks milestone for frigates

The Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) Alliance has achieved a critical milestone with the removal of HMAS Arunta’s mast during its Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP). The mast removal is required to allow for the installation of a new radar system and was conducted at BAE Systems, Henderson, Western Australia. WAMA Alliance Major Projects Implementation Manager CMDR Steve Ford…

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Communications sailor on task in Middle East

Able Seaman Communications and Information Systems Sean Perrett coordinates ship movements via Morse Code on the bridge wing of HMAS Arunta while on patrol in the Middle East region. Look at the shabby condition of the signal light, part of a growing trend away from pride in the appearance in one’s ship.  RAN photo. February 6, 2017 – Part of Australia’s team…

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