Navy Welcomes Stalwart into the Fleet

The Royal Australian Navy commissioned its latest ship into service on November 13 at Fleet Base West, Rockingham, Western Australia. HMAS Stalwart, the second of the Supply-class auxiliary oiler replenishment ships, will provide logistic replenishment to ships at sea, while also having the ability to support the Joint Force on a wider scale. Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Michael Noonan…

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NUSHIP Stalwart to Call Geraldton Home

The City of Greater Geraldton can today be confirmed as the ceremonial homeport of a supply ship set to be commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy Fleet next month. Minister for Defense Industry and Member for Durack Melissa Price said NUSHIP Stalwart’s formalized partnership with the City of Greater Geraldton and the local Yamatji People would strengthen Geraldton’s enduring connection…

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HMAS Supply Commissions

April 10, 2021 – The Royal Australian Navy’s operational support capability has received a significant boost with the introduction of HMAS Supply into service. HMAS Supply is the first of two new Supply Class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) ships. The AORs will enhance Fleet capability by extending the time a Task Group can spend at sea and the distance travelled.…

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Rohde & Schwarz provides external communications for RAN AORs

October 20, 2020 – Rohde & Schwarz successfully delivered the second external communications system for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) auxiliary oiler and replenishment ships (AOR). Under a contract with Navantia, Rohde & Schwarz provides line of sight and beyond line of sight communication capabilities for RAN’s HMAS Supply and HMAS Stalwart. The systems consist of R&S M3SR software defined…

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