Raytheon to Provide Combat System Engineering Support Services

October 8, 2019 – Raytheon will provide combat system engineering support services to the Royal Australian Navy for up to six years following a new agreement with Defence. The Liberal and National Government is committed to providing the Australian Defence Force with the best capability to defend Australia’s national interests. Under this new agreement, Raytheon Australia will support Defense’s upgrades to surface ship combat systems by providing engineering and logistics services. This will capitalize on existing knowledge, skills, systems and processes developed by Raytheon Australia through the Hobart class Destroyer…

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AWD Intellectual Property

The intellectual property for the Hobart Class family of warships has transferred to Navantia Australia, which ensures Australia now has sovereign control over our Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) capability. Minister Pyne welcomed the transfer, which coincided with the successful launch and formal naming of the third and final AWD, Sydney. “Sydney’s float off reflects a remarkable 60 per cent productivity improvement over the first ship,” Minister Pyne said. “This is in no small way due to the highly skilled workers from ASC, Raytheon Australia, Navantia Australia and Defence.” “More than…

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