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  • 10 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Ballarat recently completed her on-dock production activities associated with the Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade. Ballarat has now been returned to the Material Control of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and will commence setting to work systems and sea trials. Ballarat was undocked on September 2 at the BAE Systems Henderson, WA, shipyard […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) have recently completed the final Operational Acceptance Trial for the Australian-designed Phased Array Radar and Combat Management System upgrades to the Anzac Class frigate Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) system. The trial included a number of successful Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) firings from HMASPerth at […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Australian Navy’s lead Anzac Class Frigate, HMAS Anzac is commencing the harbour acceptance trials phase of her Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade and has achieved a significant milestone along her journey of returning to sea – returning to HMAS Stirling.   Aided by tugs in what is called a ‘cold move’ as no engines […]

  • 5 October 2011
    Industry news

      System upgrades provided by Northrop Grumman Corporation​ into the ANZAC Class frigate HMAS Perth helped optimize the performance of the ship’s Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) system during recent sea trials conducted by the Royal Australian Navy​. Northrop Grumman supplied equipment containing a military-grade Global Positioning System (GPS) that was integrated into the Navigation Data […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Industry news

    Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that the Government has approved the upgrade of all eight of the Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac Class frigates with an advanced Anti-Ship Missile Defence system. The total project cost is in excess of $650 million, including the funds already spent upgrading […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    HMAS Parramatta (FFH 154), an Anzac-class frigate of the Royal Australian Navy, moves closer to its Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade at Henderson Australia Marine Complex Common User Facility, Western Australia. The vessel will also be undergoing docking maintenance availability and preservation works for approximately the next 12 months. Both forward and aft masts will be replaced with upgraded combat […]

  • 8 July 2014

    HMAS Perth has returned home to Fleet Base West after a four month deployment supporting Operations RESOLUTE and SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN.   As one of the units involved in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight for Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN the crew searched areas of the Indian Ocean for debris. “It was a task […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Royal Australian Navy said the Anzac-class frigate Anti Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade program reached a milestone at the BAE Systems Shipyard in Henderson, Western Australia. Navy personnel joined counterparts from the Australian Public Service, BAE Systems, CEA Technologies, SAAB Systems and a number of other organisations on September 2 to witness the final […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After completing her anti-ship missile defense upgrade that saw her stripped of all her inventory, Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Toowoomba had a significant logistics challenge to tackle. The frigate is currently performing sea trials after being re-supplied with everything from hardware and machinery to beds and kitchen cutlery utilising the latest inventory management systems. […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Anzac Class frigate HMAS Arunta sailed into Sydney this week for the first time since completing the Anti Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade in Western Australia. Welcoming Arunta back to Fleet Base East was Commodore Jonathan Mead, AM, RAN, the RAN’s Commander Surface Force. “Arunta is the second of the […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    After over six months away from their homeport of Fleet Base East, the crew of HMAS Anzac has returned home with an upgraded ship that brings new capabilities to the Royal Australian Navy. Commanding Officer, Commander Matthew Doornbos, and his crew departed Sydney, on 23 January, in Anzac’s sister ship HMAS Ballarat, sailing her to […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Australian government has contracted the Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab for work on the sustainment of the combat system on Australia’s Anzac class frigates. The order value amounts to AUD 37 million (approximately 248 million Swedish krona) and covers services from July 2016 until December 2017. This is Saab Australia’s first order under the recently […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Toowoomba has formed a new crew, for the first time since 2010, thereby achieving a significant milestone, the navy said. Personnel formed up to crew HMAS Toowoomba, currently undergoing an Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade at Henderson Shipyard, Western Australia, on August 1. The frigate is expected to undock next month. Toowoomba […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigate HMAS Stuart is set to complete her anti-ship missile defense upgrade this week, marking the completion of an Australian Navy capability upgrade program that spanned seven years. Completion of works on HMAS Stuart was announced by contractor BAE Systems who spent the last twelve months working on the final of eight […]

  • 9 July 2014

    Moving offices in the civilian world is a little less complicated and spectacular than the Royal Australian Navy way as was displayed last week at Fleet Base West. The exchanging of ball caps and uniform patches on the flight deck symbolised the official transfer of the ship’s company from HMAS Ballarat to HMAS Anzac.   […]

  • 21 March 2014

    After completing an Operation RESOLUTE deployment in Darwin, HMAS Ballarat commenced a fast transit down the West Coast towards Fleet Base West. Ballarat was in company with HMAS Success as they passed through one of the most important areas on Australia’s long coastline.   The North West shelf resource region makes a considerable contribution towards […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy Anzac-class frigate HMAS Perth today departed HMAS Stirling naval base at Rockingham, Western Australia for her first operational deployment to the Middle East region for Operation Manitou. Perth’s departure is the first operational deployment for an Anzac Class frigate with the Anti-Ship Missile Defence upgrade. The frigate completed the upgrade in October […]

  • 13 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Anzio’s CO Relieved of Duties The commanding officer of the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) based at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, was relieved of his duties today by Commander, Carrier Strike Group 8, Rear Adm. Bret Batchelder. 50.000 Workers Could Build Australian Subs German shipbuilder ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) claims that building submarines […]

  • 10 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Dynamic Mongoose 2015 Begins NATO’s Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise DYNAMIC MONGOOSE 2015 (DMON 15) began today, Monday, 4 May 2015, off the coast of Norway, with ships, submarines, aircraft and personnel from 10 Allied and 1 partner nation converging on the Norwegian Sea for anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare training. Seven Units Ordered for Italian Navy’s Fleet […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The lead ship of Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class guided missile frigates, HMAS Anzac, will be on a visit to Manila from May 16 to 21, 2016 as part of its current deployment around South-East Asia. On sailing from Manila, Anzac will exercise with the Philippine Navy’s BRP Rajah Humabon in the waters off the Philippines, […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sustainment teams on both sides of Australia are upgrading ANZAC class frigates HMAS Perth and HMAS Anzac to significantly increase their capability. Across each warship, BAE Systems Australia is delivering more than 15 complex engineering changes including enclosing the quarter deck, modifications to accommodate the MH-60 Romeo naval helicopters, relocation of the on-board gymnasium and […]

  • 17 December 2014

    After two years in a command that encompassed four Anzac class frigates, Commander Matthew Doornbos handed over command of HMAS Anzac to Commander Belinda Wood at a ceremony held alongside Sydney’s Fleet Base East last week. Commander Doornbos took command of HMAS Ballarat in November 2012, and has lead the ship through deployments in support […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Industry news

    Danish Terma and UK-based Chemring Countermeasures announce they are teaming up to develop a complete soft-kill solution for surface unit defense. By integrating Terma’s C-Guard defensive aid suite and Chemring’s CENTURION fully trainable 130mm launcher, both capable of deploying a range of off-board expendable decoys, a scalable system has been developed to offer a step […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMAS Arunta recently dusted off the mount, tested the sensor systems and did final voice procedures prior to firing their five inch gun for the first time in three years during sea qualification trials in the West Australian Exercise Area.   Arunta is the second of the eight Anzac Class Frigates to complete the Anti-Ship […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Equipment & technology

    Australian Navy Sailors and well-maintained equipment keep Australian Navy’s ships at sea and the crew of HMAS Perth recently demonstrated how a few creative solutions could guarantee just that, during their recent deployment as part of Operation SOUTHERN INDIAN OCEAN.   The dilemma and challenge for the ship was to remain at sea indefinitely, safely, […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    After a long period out of the water and alongside conducting her Anti-Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade, HMAS Anzac has sailed from Fleet Base West and made a big splash, firing two MU90 Practice Delivery Torpedos (PDTs) in pursuit of her Sea Qualifications Trials. The last week of October was a busy one, with the […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Training & Education

    HMAS Perth has completed an advanced air warfare weapons event during a multinational firing serial at Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012, the world’s largest maritime exercise in Hawaii. HMAS Perth joined HMAS Darwin in a six-ship formation with Canadian and US ships that conducted a coordinated ‘defence’ of the group against multiple target […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Anzac Class Frigate HMAS Ballarat proudly celebrated her tenth birthday recently, on a characteristically windy day at Fleet Base West.   It was a busy time for the ship’s crew as they were preparing Ballarat to enter the Anti Ship Missile Defence (ASMD) upgrade program, whilst simultaneously bringing Ballarat’s sister […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    When Captain Lee Goddard handed over the ‘weight’ of command to Captain Ivan Ingham recently, the ceremony marked a significant turning point in the career for the outgoing HMAS Perth Commanding Officer. After career at sea spanning more than 20 years including command of HMA Ships Parramatta and Perth, Captain Goddard is now looking forward […]