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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

24 Apr 2018

Australian unions sign agreement with SEA 5000 contender

A Principles Agreement that would revitalise manufacturing, build Australia’s sovereign shipbuilding capability and secure highly skilled jobs for t...
shadow minister richard marles
24 Apr 2018
OPV decision a failure of rationale: Marles
Shadow defence minister Richard Marles has slammed the government for failing to "develop a proper rationale for an Australian defence industry" in th...
australian submarine
23 Apr 2018
Politicians push for all navy ships to be built by Australian companies
Senate crossbenchers have proposed a new law that would ensure all Australian naval vessels be built in Australia by Australian companies. ...
23 Apr 2018
Up to 223 jobs to go at ASC by June
Despite claims from the government that the naval shipbuilding "valley of death" is over, ASC will shed over 200 jobs by June as the Air Warfare Destr...
20 Apr 2018
TAFE SA partners with France to develop SEA 1000 workforce
TAFE SA has partnered with French public vocational education and training provider, AFPA, to train the Australian workers that will work on Australia...
20 Apr 2018
Saab signs OPV SAS and EOS 500 contract
Australia's future Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) will be powered by Saab's Situational Awareness System (SAS) and fitted with Saab's EOS 500 (electro...
20 Apr 2018
RFIs open for Future Submarine equipment and services
Naval Group, designer of Australia's Future Submarines, has released more Requests for Information (RFIs) to Australian industry for the $50-billion ...
20 Apr 2018
First Type 26 vessel progressing
A year into production of the UK's Royal Navy Type 26 vessel, the first fully constructed units of the Type 26's first of class, GLASGOW, have been jo...
20 Apr 2018
Adelaide class frigates sale discussions ongoing
Talks around the potential sale of Australia's Adelaide Class FFG frigates to Poland continued this week at the Defence Services Asia 2018 event. ...
19 Apr 2018
Additional PPB contract worth $29.7 million
While Austal remains in negotiations with Lürssen to determine what role, if any, it will play in the $4-billion Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) progra...

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