Navantia Flashes Up News Diesels on Subs Isaac Perl and Galerna

S-81 “Isaac Peral”, the first submarine of the S-80 series built by Navantia for the Spanish Navy, has successfully passed the safety milestone of starting its diesel engines, which is part of its port testing. The start-up was carried out successfully on Friday, November 12 at the Armament Dock of the Cartagena shipyard. That same day, the start-up of the…

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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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Fincantieri & Navantia to Collaborate in European Defense

Fincantieri and Navantia have reached an agreement on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost their relationship and explore the joint benefit of a broadened collaboration in the naval and maritime domains. Both companies, which are first class reference European shipyards, will assess future opportunities for Italian and Spanish Navies, including the development of joint projects and the participation in…

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Navantia Shortlisted for Miecznik Frigates’ CMS

Navantia has moved to the next stage in the tender for the supply of the combat management system (CMS) for future frigates of the Polish Navy, along with three other contenders. Navantia has been shortlisted as a potential partner of the PGZ-MIECZNIK consortium for the development of the Combat System for future Miecznick frigates. Navantia has presented a proposal based…

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Future HMAS Stalwart Officially Accepted

The Australian Department of Defence has signed the acceptance certificate of NUSHIP Stalwart, the second of the two Supply class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment ships built by Navantia Ría de Ferrol for the Royal Australian Navy. The acceptance of NUSHIP Stalwart on August 30 follows two months’ of fit-out activities carried out at HMAS Stirling in Western Australia. Before its formal…

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Navantia Conducts S81 Combat System Tests

During the week of July 26, the official qualification tests of the first version of the Integrated Nucleus of the Combat System (ICSC) were carried out in the LBTS of the S-80 Program installed in SYSTEMS, and whose result it has been fully satisfactory. This version, called VC 9.0 SCA, culminates the development of the Nucleus and the advanced integration…

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HMAS Canberra Receives Satellite Communications Upgrade

Navantia Australia has supported the Royal Australian Navy and the Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ACPC Enterprise to design, integrate and install a new Tri-Band INMARSAT GX and X/Ka-band WGS Satellite Communications (SATCOM) system on HMAS Canberra. The change was completed in record time. The increase in deployed bandwidth available to the Canberra Class LHDs will better support crew conditions and…

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