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  • 23 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    DCNS, French defense contractor that will be building Australia’s future submarines, has signed a letter of intent with the Australian Indigenous Defence Consortium (IDC) to explore opportunities to include Indigenous Australians and Indigenous businesses within DCNS’s supply chain. The partnership is the first agreement signed by the IDC since it was founded in March 2016. […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French shipbuilder DCNS has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Australian manufacturer of advanced composite technologies Quickstep as a first step for cooperation in the field of components and assemblies for Australia’s Future submarines. The MoU was signed in Canberra by Marie-Pierre de Bailliencourt, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, DCNS Group, and David Marino, Chief Executive Officer and […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Authorities

    The Australian defense ministry and French shipbuilder Naval Group have reached another step in the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Submarine program with the signing of the design contract on March 5. The design contract was signed less than a month after the Strategic Partnering Agreement was signed, and just days after the signing of the […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Australian government-owned submarine builder and maintainer ASC, formerly known as Australian Submarine Corporation, is upgrading its ‘virtual shipyard’ system Dassault Systèmes ENOVIA to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform in preparation for the construction of a new class of Australian Navy submarines. ASC’s move will optimise its Collins Class submarine maintenance, design, engineering and construction services to the […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Royal Australian Navy’s Future Submarines could benefit from new carbon dioxide capturing technology which would allow the submarines to stay submerged for longer periods of time. The Australian national science agency CSIRO is teaming up with engineering services company QinetiQ on a project that aims to provide better conditions for sailors through the use of […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    Naval Group Australia, the main contractor on Australia’s Future Submarine program, has partnered with services provider KBR to support the design of a construction yard at the Osborne Naval shipbuilding precinct where the country’s 12 submarines are to be built. Australian defense industry minister Christopher Pyne said the Future Submarine construction yard would sit alongside […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Steel makers Bisalloy and BlueScope have inked a new contract with Naval Group Australia to produce up to 250 tons of specialized steel. As informed, the steel produced will be tested to determine whether it meets the specification for the pressure hull of the Royal Australian Navy’s new Future Submarines, which is an essential safety […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Australian defense ministry has awarded Lockheed Martin a AU$700 million contract to design, build and integrate a combat system for the Royal Australian Navy’s future submarines. Announcing the contract on January 25, Australian defense industry minister Christopher Pyne said the contract with Lockheed Martin Australia would create 200 new jobs, majority of which will […]

  • 8 November 2018

    Australian submarine specialist ASC has secured an agreement with French submarine electric motor manufacturer Jeumont Electric to collaborate on motors in Australia for both the Collins Class and Future Submarine programs. Under the long-term collaboration agreement, the duo will exploit synergies in the delivery of services supporting the ongoing sustainment and upgrade of the Collins Class […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Australia’s Minister for Defence, Stephen Smith and Sweden’s Minister for Defence, the Hon Karin Enström announced that Australia and Sweden have achieved a significant milestone agreement in relation to Intellectual Property (IP) rights for submarine design and technology. Australia and Sweden have achieved an important milestone in reaching agreement on Australia’s rights to use Swedish […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The German 670-company corporation ThyssenKrupp confirmed that it is looking to restructure its shipbuilding division after failing to secure the Australian future submarines mega contract. “The corporation will determine whether Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) is structurally well set and how the performance can be further heightened”, a Thyssenkrupp spokesman said in response to a report by the German newspaper “Welt […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    French shipbuilder Naval Group (former DCNS) has appointed a new executive director to work with the Commonwealth of Australia on the Australian Future Submarine program. Jean-Michel Billig, the Australia executive director joined Naval Group in May 2017 as special advisor to Hervé Guillou, President and CEO. The Australian federal government has selected Naval Group as its […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Industry news

    Australian companies, R&D and educational institutions gathered in Adelaide, November 24, to hear from representatives of the future submarine enterprise in regards to opportunities available in the Australian Navy submarine program. The event was a joint briefing between the Commonwealth of Australia, DCNS and Lockheed Martin (as the combat systems integrator). “DCNS’s vision is to […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    A report on the Australian government’s handling of the Future Submarine acquisition was complimented by the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) in a report released on April 27. Commenting on the report, Australia’s Minister for Defence Industry said the ANAO has independently verified that the competitive evaluation process to select an international partner for the Future […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The complicated process of designing and building new submarines from scratch could leave Australia with no submarines in its fleet over a period of several years, an independent report has warned. The Insight Economics report, commissioned by Gary Johnston from Submarines for Australia, suggests that there is a possibility for the new submarines to be […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Prime contractors from the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Submarine Program started the second submarine industry day during which they will brief Australian industry on opportunities available in the Program. The briefing started Thursday at the National Maritime Museum in Sydney. Minister for Defence Industry, Christopher Pyne MP, said this engagement with defence industry demonstrates the commitment to maximising […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    DCNS and Lockheed Martin, together with the Australian Department of Defence, hosted the fourth Future Submarine information event on May 11 in Brisbane. “The purpose of today’s briefing is to provide an update on the future submarine program and how we want to maximise Australian involvement for example, through technology transfer and collaboration,” said Brent Clark, […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    French shipbuilder Naval Group has released first expressions of interest (EOIs) and requests for information (RFIs) for major equipment and common technologies on the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Submarine program. “We are seeking Australian companies to take part in the largest defense acquisition project in Australia’s history, a project that will span 50 years,” said […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australia and France have officially signed an agreement on Australia’s Future Submarine program that will see French shipbuilder DCNS build 12 Shortfin Barracuda submarines for the Australian Navy. Australian Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne and France’s Minister of Defence, Mr Jean-Yves Le Drian, today welcomed the signing of the agreement on December 20.   […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Naval Group, the French shipbuilder picked to build Australia’s 12 new submarines has marked the official opening of its new Australian headquarters and has started master planning studies for the design and build of the Future Submarine construction yard in Adelaide. The new Naval Group office in Keswick, Adelaide was officially opened by Australian minister […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australia’s Future Submarine project officially opened an office in Cherbourg, France in a July 9 ceremony attended by Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. The office is a tripartite secure facility which will house submarine designers, naval architects and engineers who will work alongside each other on Australia’s Future Submarine Program. The facility will be known as […]

  • 31 May 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare announced that the first meeting of the Future Submarine Industry Skills Plan Expert Industry Panel was held yesterday. “The Future Submarine Project is the biggest and most complex Defence project Australia has ever embarked upon,” Mr Clare said. “Hundreds of companies and thousands of workers will be required to […]

  • 13 December 2018

    The Royal Australian Navy’s future submarines will be named the Attack class, with the first submarine being named HMAS Attack, the navy said.  Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Noonan AO RAN, said the name ‘Attack’, represents the inherent stealth, long-range endurance and lethality of a submarine. “The future submarine project is a major part of the […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Friday, February 20, the Australian Government announced the acquisition strategy for the Future Submarine Program which sets out further details of the competitive evaluation process that will be undertaken by the Department of Defence. Submarines are an essential component of Australia’s naval capability and the Government will ensure that the future submarine provides the best […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian Minister for Defence Marise Payne announced September 30 that Lockheed Martin Australia has been selected as the preferred Combat System Integrator for Australia’s Future Submarine Program. Financial details of the contract are subject to further discussion, it was noted. According to the announcement, Lockheed Martin will partner with the Royal Australian Navy and the submarine builder DCNS to […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Australia’s Flinders University signed an academic and research cooperation agreement with four French graduate schools of engineering to work on Australia’s Future Submarine program. The agreement between Flinders and a consortium comprised of ENSTA ParisTech, École Centrale de Nantes, CentraleSupélec and École Polytechnique was signed at a special ceremony signed in Paris this week. The […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian government-owned shipbuilder ASC on Monday opened new facilities in Henderson that will increase the efficiency of the maintenance and sustainment of Australia’s submarine fleet. The $13 million upgrade enables the co-location of essential facilities, which will deliver a significant increase in the efficiency of submarine maintenance activities. According to the shipbuilder, a similar upgrade at […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian defence contractor Civmec has hosted a delegation of Japanese representatives aiming to land the Australian $50 billion submarine build. Hoping to bring the build of Australia’s future submarine project to Western Australia, Civmec welcomed eight members of a technical evaluation team from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries at its Henderson facility. The team was headed by Akifumi […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Sutherland stopped in Adelaide on February 23, for a visit as part of her tour of Australia tour. Sutherland is on a seven-month deployment to the Indo-Pacific to strengthen defense ties, as well as promote stability and security through combined naval operations and exercises. As part of her Australian […]