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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