After 14 Years of Construction, Navantia Launches Submarine Isaac Peral

April 22, 2020 (Google Translation) – His Majesty the King, accompanied by His Majesty the Queen and by Their Royal Highnesses the Princess of Asturias and the Infanta Sofía, has presided at the Navantia shipyard in Cartagena the launching ceremony of the S-81, ‘Isaac Peral’, the first submarine of the S-80 series destined for the Spanish Navy. Her Royal Highness…

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Hexagon Partners with Navantia for New Combat System on Spanish Navy F-110 Frigates

February 25, 2021 – Hexagon’s Geospatial division announced that Navantia has selected Luciad, Hexagon’s platform for building advanced location intelligence and real-time situational awareness applications, to equip the combat system of five future F-110 frigates for the Spanish Navy. The agreement will also cover corresponding tests, validations and simulation environments. Starting in 2016, Hexagon’s Luciad was subjected to the strictest…

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AORSPO Enterprise Achieves ISO Certification for Asset Management

December 1, 2020 – The Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment Ship System Program Office (AORSPO) Enterprise has been accredited with International Standard (ISO) Certification 55001:2014 for Asset Management – Management Systems, becoming the first System Program Office (SPO) to achieve this certification. Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm, CSM, RAN, Head of Maritime Systems, Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG), Department of Defence presented…

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Navantia San Fernando Launches Second Corvette for Saudi Arabia

November 14, 2020 (Google Translation) – Navantia has launched today the second of the five corvettes built for the Saudi Arabian Navy (RSNF), baptized with the name AL-DIRIYAH, in homage to the city from which the Saudi royal family comes, and which today is twinned with San Fernando. The event, which included telematic interventions, was chaired by the Commander of…

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Navantia Upgrades Australian Landing Craft

October 21, 2020 – The Australian ALHD Landing Craft Upgrade Program has been the winner of the 2020 Essington Lewis Awards – Minor Sustainment Activity. Navantia Australia, UGL, Defense Science and Technology and the Royal Australian Navy Technical Office, led by the Amphibious Combat and Maritime Transport System Program Office (ACSSPO) and the CoA and Company Capabilities Support Coordinator KBR…

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