Aussie businesses win in submarine program

November 28, 2019 – The Morrison Government is backing Aussie workers and small business to deliver defence capability as part of our $50 billion investment in the Attack Class Submarine program. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC and Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Melissa Price MP today announced that Berendsen Fluid Power and H & H…

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Underwater Collision Research Facility opens in Launceston

October 17, 2019 – The new Underwater Collision Research Facility (UCRF) has been officially unveiled at the Australian Maritime College in Launceston. The UCRF is a joint initiative between Defence Science and Technology and the University of Tasmania, and will support Australia’s National Shipbuilding capability. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC, said the facility is a key…

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France and Australia Consolidate Their Alliance With the Launch of Suffren

July 24, 2019 – Delegations and representatives from friendly States met in Cherbourg on July 12 at the launching ceremony of Suffren, first of class new-generation nuclear attack submarine in the Barracuda family. Linda Reynolds, the Minister for Defence of the Commonwealth of Australia, was the guest of the French President, Emmanuel Macron, and came on a two-day visit that…

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Industry engaged in Attack Class submarine program

April 1, 2019 – Australian companies and universities continue to show a high level of interest in the Attack class submarine program. The Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, said the Attack class submarine Combat System Integrator, Lockheed Martin Australia, has selected ten organizations to participate in research and development topics. “Following a competitive selection process, these organizations…

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Attack Class Design Contract Signed

March 5,2019 – Momentum continues to build on the Attack class program with the Submarine Design Contract now also signed. It comes less than a month after the Strategic Partnering Agreement was signed, and just days after the signing of the Framework Agreement between Naval Group Australia and ASC. Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, said the signing…

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