Industry’s Shipbuilding Workforce Plan For Australia

October 8, 2019 – The five naval shipbuilding primes have signed a landmark Industry Strategic Workforce Plan with the Naval Shipbuilding College that will boost our sovereign capability to design, build and sustain Australia’s naval capabilities. The Naval Shipbuilding College, Naval Group Australia, BAE Systems Australia, ASC, Luerssen Australia, SAAB Australia and Lockheed Martin Australia have come together to develop their Industry Strategic Workforce Plan. The Plan will complement the Morrison Government’s comprehensive Australian skilled naval workforce strategy to be released later in the year. Minister for Defence Industry, the…

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New mast for HMAS Arunta

November 7, 2018 – HMAS Arunta’s new mast has been installed in a major milestone as part of the ship’s Mid Life Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) being undertaken at BAE Systems Australia’s Henderson facility. The new mast was manufactured by BAE Systems as part of the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) between BAE Systems, SAAB Australia, Naval Ship Management (NSM) and the Commonwealth of Australia. Around 650 people are currently working on the upgrade of the Anzac frigate fleet, including 400 BAE Systems Australia employees. The mast installation is one…

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