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  • 10 September 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    BAE Systems Australia has welcomed the Royal Australian Navy’s third Anzac class warship to its Henderson facility. As explained, this is part of the navy’s fleet upgrade to keep the ships in service until they are replaced by the Hunter class frigates. The Mid Life Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) upgrade is being undertaken at Henderson […]

  • 9 November 2018

    BAE Systems Australia has shared a video of the installation of a new mast on board the Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Arunta. The Anzac-class frigate is currently undergoing Mid Life Capability Assurance Program (AMCAP) at Henderson facility. The new mast was manufactured by BAE Systems as part of the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) between BAE […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government on December 13 announced a AU$20 million contract for the upkeep of Royal Australian Navy air warfare destroyers. The contract, awarded to BAE Systems and Raytheon Australia, will see the creation of 50 new jobs at Raytheon’s Macquarie Park facility in Sydney. Today’s announcement marks the initial $20 million subcontract for the […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Industry news

    The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and BAE Systems Australia have entered into a new strategic alliance to enhance collaboration on defence technologies. The alliance will see the two organisations potentially work together on strategically significant areas such as submarines, cyber security, land vehicles, space, electronic warfare and passive radar, hypersonics and autonomous systems. […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Industry news

    BAE Systems Australia formally opened a new shipside support tower at its Henderson facility on November 30. The $5 million, multi-level support tower was opened by defense industry minister Steven Ciobo. The structure will initially support the ANZAC Mid Life Capability (AMCAP) upgrade program being undertaken as part of the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) between […]

  • 14 December 2018

    The Australian government has awarded a contract to BAE Systems Australia’s new subsidiary ASC Shipbuilding that provides the framework for the design and build of nine Hunter-class frigates for the Royal Australian Navy. The country’s government and ASC Shipbuilding signed the contract after ASC Shipbuilding structurally separated from ASC Pty Ltd and was acquired today […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will have the opportunity to enter the supply chain for the Royal Navy’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship program. BAE Systems, the company in charge of developing the frigate, announced that some 150 Australian companies would pitch their products and services into the project. The company will be meeting Australian SMEs over the […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    BAE Systems Australia’s shipbuilding business, ASC Shipbuilding, has signed a contract with Australian company BlueScope Steel AIS for the prototyping phase of the Hunter-class frigate program, due to start at the end of this year.

  • 19 April 2018
    Equipment & technology

    BAE Systems Australia will partner separately with each of BlueScope and Liberty OneSteel for the supply of more than 48,000 tons of Australian steel, should the company be selected to build nine Future Frigates as part of the Federal Government’s SEA 5000 program. BAE Systems is offering its Global Combat Ship-Australia for SEA 5000, a […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s newest vessel NUSHIP Adelaide started her delivery voyage to her homeport, Fleet Base East, Sydney. According to social media, the Canberra class amphibious assault ship departed the BAE Systems shipyard in Williamstown, Melbourne, on 28 October, and will be soon handed over to the Navy. Australia’s second Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ship recently completed […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    BAE Systems Australia, the main contractor in the Royal Australian Navy’s Hunter-class frigate acquisition project, announced that it has selected Lockheed Martin Australia and Saab Australia for combat system integration on the frigates. The decision further supports the development of an Australian combat systems industry that will underpin the Australian government’s continuous Naval Shipbuilding Plan. […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    An industry team composed of BAE Systems, Atlantic & Peninsula Australia, Saab Australia and Navantia Australia has submitted a bid to the Australian government to provide sustainment and support for the Canberra-class landing helicopter dock ships (LHD). Also included in the bid are support for the LHD landing craft (LLC) and associated shore support facilities. […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    Minister for Defence Materiel Dr Mike Kelly MP toured on April 30 the BAE Williamstown shipyard and Australia’s first Amphibious Assault Ship Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) NUSHIP Canberra.  “BAE Systems Australia are the prime contractor for the LHD ships and are building the sizable superstructures, integrating the combat and communication systems, and finalising the internal […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    A new sustainment agreement between the Australian Government and defence industry to support the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) Anzac class frigate fleet signed in April, came into effect on 1 July, with the first order worth approximately $200 million to BAE Systems. Valued at over $2 billion over eight years, the partnership includes BAE Systems Australia, […]

  • 4 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government has awarded BAE Systems a contract to further refine its design of the Type 26 Global Combat Ship (GCS) for the Royal Australian Navy under the SEA 5000 (Future Frigate) program. BAE Systems said that a team of the company’s Australian engineers would be deployed to the UK to join BAE’s design team […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government on Friday released the Request for Tender (RFT) for the Royal Australian Navy’s $35 billion Future Frigate project. The RFT was issued to the three shortlisted designers: British BAE Systems, Italy’s Fincantieri and Spain’s Navantia. Minister for Defence Industry, Christopher Pyne, said evaluation of the responses to the Future Frigate RFT would […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    A key contract for supporting Australia’s new Landing Helicopter Dock ships (LHDs) has been awarded to BAE Systems Australia Defence Pty Ltd.   Chief Executive Officer of the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO), Mr Warren King, today announced the contract to support the two LHDs over the next four years. “BAE Systems will provide a continuity […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    NUSHIP Adelaide, Australia’s second Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ship, is successfully completing her second and final sea trials in Port Phillip Bay. The 27,800 tonne warship will return to BAE Systems’ Williamstown shipyard later today where she will then be prepared for delivery to the Department of Defence’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) and […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced the launch of the second Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) at the Navantia shipyard in Spain. The launch represented a major milestone in the shipbuilding process and was attended by the Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs. Australia is acquiring two […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australia’s first Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ship, NUSHIP Canberra has been farewelled from Melbourne as she departs for Sydney. NUSHIP Canberra departed BAE Systems Williamstown shipyard en route to her Sydney homeport. Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) Chief Executive Officer Mr Warren King said this milestone represents the excellent collaboration between the DMO and BAE Systems […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Authorities, Industry news

    The  Australian defense department has awarded Saab a contract to continue sustainment works for the Royal Australian Navy Anzac-class frigates under the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA). WAMA is a strategic partnership which includes Saab Australia, BAE Systems Australia Defence and Naval Ship Management Australia. This five-year follow-on program is a continuation of the ongoing […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    An Adelaide-based composite materials developer has become the latest Type 26 global combat ship supplier, the Australian defense minister announced during a visit to BAE Systems’ Govan shipyard in Scotland. Linda Reynolds, the Australian defense minister visited Govan to witness the build progress being made on future HMS Glasgow, the lead City-class Type 26 frigate. […]

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

    Australian minister for defense industry announced on Monday that the final Nulka anti-ship missile decoy to be produced under a contract with BAE Systems Australia has been delivered. Christopher Pyne said the Nulka, a joint Australian/United States development program, began from an original concept developed in Australia by the Defence Science and Technology Organisation in […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Australian Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne announced that Thales Australia has been awarded a $100 million contract to design a major sonar system upgrade for Collins class submarines. The minister added that Thales Australia will engage other Australian-based companies including Sonartech Atlas and L3 Oceania, as well as suppliers from the United Kingdom (UK) and France […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    BAE Systems has offered a low-risk solution to provide the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) with deployable mine counter measures. The company has offered a mission system for the SEA 1778 request for tender, which incorporates products with proven overseas use that will be locally delivered and supported in Sydney. Under the proposed solution, BAE Systems […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Two Australian companies have received contracts for work on the UK Royal Navy’s new Type 26 frigates, Australian defense industry minister announced November 2. Christopher Pyne said Type 26 main contractor BAE Systems chose Tasmanian-based Liferaft Systems Australia to provide the ship’s Marine Evacuation System, and the Victorian-based Mackay Consolidated Industries to supply pipe hanger […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Australian Government has signed a long-term contract for the sustainment of ANZAC Class Frigates centered in Western Australia. The strategic partnership between BAE Systems Australia Defence Pty Limited, Saab Australia Pty Ltd, Naval Ship Management Australia Pty Ltd (a joint venture between UGL and Babcock), and the Commonwealth will streamline a number of existing contracts […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    BAE Systems Australia announced it is teaming up with the defense department’s Capability and Sustainment Group (CASG) for the upgrade of maritime satellite communications terminals in a four year, $30 million project. The upgrade of the MASTIS – maritime element of the advanced satcom terrestrial infrastructure system is being undertaken to enhance Australian Navy operations and life […]