Amphibious assets key to supply mission

January 22, 2021 – HMAS Adelaide showcased her sophisticated amphibious deployment system during Operation Fiji Assist. The ship transported more than 400 tonnes of disaster relief supplies to cyclone-affected areas. Leading Seaman James Rollo said operational success came down to Adelaide’s capable platform for staging and deploying amphibious assets. “With a fully functioning NATO-compatible well dock, Adelaide can carry up…

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Submarine escape, rescue and abandonment system contract termination

January 21, 2021 – In April 2018, following an open tender process, Phoenix International Australia was selected to deliver a deployable submarine rescue system for use with both the Collins and Attack class submarine fleets. Following a series of delays in 2019 and 2020, the Department of Defence initiated an independent review of the project in August 2020. The Government…

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Project 12700 Pyotr Ilyichev Rolled Out

January 22, 2021 (Google Translation) – The shipbuilders of the Sredne-Nevsky shipbuilding plant (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) brought the mine defense ship (PMO) “Pyotr Ilyichev” of project 12700 “Alexandrite” out of the workshop. By the end of 2020, the shipyard specialists completed work on the formation of the hull and part of the superstructure of the ship, their…

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