New Maintenance Model Returns Ships to Water Faster

Defense’s new approach to sustaining the Navy’s growing fleet was officially launched at the Sea Power 2022 conference this week. The new program is called Horizon 3 and is part of Plan Galileo. During the launch, Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm spoke about sustainment as a capability, outlined Plan Galileo’s achievements to date and said Horizon Three: Sustainment 2025 was about…

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Huge Maintenance Task a First

March 3, 2021 – The recent completion of HMAS Canberra’s maintenance is the first time an operation on such a scale had been performed in Australia. Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group’s Head Maritime Systems Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm said successful completion of the maintenance period at Fleet Base East in Sydney was testament to the collaboration between Defence and Australian…

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Naval sustainment creates industry opportunities

December 7, 2020 – Defence is adopting a new approach to the sustainment of its Navy fleet, creating significant opportunities for Australian industry to become involved. Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group Head Maritime Systems Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm said the result would ensure delivery of complex naval capabilities while increasing opportunities for local small and medium businesses. “We are looking…

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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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