Ultra & Raytheon to Support Hobart Class Destroyers

September 8, 2021 – Ultra (Australia) is pleased to announce it has entered into agreement for the 5th year of in-service support for the Australian Hobart Class guided-missile destroyer (DDG) ships together with Raytheon Australia. This contract ensures that the Integrated Sonar System installed on the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) DDGs, which is comprised of a Hull Mounted Sonar and…

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Advanced Warships Ready for Operations

August 13, 2021 – The Royal Australian Navy’s most advanced warships are now ready for operational deployment, boosting Australia’s capacity to work with our strategic partners and maintain peace and prosperity in our region. Navy’s Hobart-class Air Warfare Destroyers have reached final operational capability after the third ship, HMAS Sydney, completed a successful test and evaluation period off the coast…

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Data-driven Asset Optimization for Destroyer Enterprise

June 10, 2021 – BAE Systems Australia will introduce technologies to enable strategic data-driven decision making in real time across the Hobart Class Destroyer Enterprise. The Destroyer Enterprise supports the three Hobart Class destroyers HMAS Brisbane, HMAS Sydney and HMAS Hobart at their base at Fleet Base East, Garden Island, NSW, and is responsible for sustaining the three warships and…

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Hobart Class Exercises Together at Sea for First Time

December 12, 2020 – The Royal Australian Navy’s three Hobart Class Destroyers have exercised together for the first time, demonstrating their cooperative capabilities to increase maritime security and stability in our region. HMA Ships Hobart, Brisbane and Sydney conducted joint tests, trials and exercises off the east coast of Australia, further developing their air and surface warfare capabilities. Minister for…

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Aegis combat system upgrade unlocks increased air and missile defence capability

September 1, 2020 – The Morrison Government is strengthening Australia’s national security with Navy’s Hobart Class destroyers set to undergo an Aegis combat system upgrade which will increase the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) air and missile defence capability. The Hobart Class will also have an Australian developed interface installed to integrate the Aegis combat system with the rest of the…

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South Australia Shipbuilding Continues After Deliver of Final Destroyer

February 28, 2020 – In a moving ceremony Navy’s final Air Warfare Destroyer, NUSHIP Sydney, has been officially handed over to Defence. NUSHIP Sydney is the final of the three ships being delivered by the Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance which includes the Department of Defence, Raytheon Australia, and ASC Shipbuilding supported by Navantia Australia. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon…

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