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  • 19 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    HMAS Adelaide, the Royal Australian Navy landing helicopter dock fleet arrived in Tasmania’s maritime capital city Hobart on August 19, for a five day visit. The second of two Canberra class amphibious ships and the largest ever built for the Royal Australian Navy, was commissioned on December 4, 2015. Adelaide is in Hobart having recently […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The missile firing took place ahead of the ship’s maiden operational deployment.

  • 25 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    HMAS Hobart, the first of Royal Australian Navy’s three new guided missile destroyers joined the Royal Australian Navy fleet in a formal ceremony at Garden Island in Sydney on Saturday. The Prime Minister of Australia, the Honourable Malcolm Turnbull joined with other dignitaries, ship’s company and family and friends to welcome the newest ship to […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    ASC, the Australian shipbuilder in charge of constructing the Australian Navy Hobart-class air warfare destroyers, recently shared a timelapse video of the second ship in the class, NUSHIP Brisbane, being built at Techport Australia, in Adelaide. The four-minute video shows the entire process of assembling the pre-fabricated sections, all the way from keel laying to the […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Shipbuilding is an arduous business, especially when it comes to constructing naval state-of-the-art vessels, such as the future Royal Australian Navy’s destroyer, Hobart, which is taking shape at Adelaide, Australia. The construction process marked a giant milestone on July 2 when Hobart’s final keel block was successfully lifted into place by the AWD Alliance. The […]

  • 9 February 2018

    The lead ship of the Royal Australian Navy’s air warfare destroyers newest ship in the fleet arrived to Hobart for the first ever visit to its namesake city. This port visit is the first time in 18 years a ship carrying the name Hobart has visited the city of Hobart and will see the guided […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The first of Royal Australian Navy’s new Aegis-equipped destroyers HMAS Hobart got underway on October 18, setting sail for the first time as a commissioned warship. Her departure from Fleet Base East, Garden Island, Sydney on Wednesday heralded the much anticipated return to sea for the Guided Missile Destroyer (DDG) of the Royal Australian Navy. […]

  • 5 October 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KONGSBERG) is pleased to announce the award of a Command Team Trainer Simulation Infrastructure contract in the order of 50 MNOK under which KONGSBERG will support Raytheon Australia Pty Ltd (the Australian Air Warfare Destroyer Combat System Systems Engineer) in the delivery of this central component of the Hobart Class […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Australian Navy’s first Aegis-equipped air warfare destroyer HMAS Hobart is set to officially enter service in a ceremony in Sydney, on September 23. Starting construction in January 2010, Hobart is entering service seven years later as the third Australian destroyer to bear the name Hobart. The previous two were a former Royal Navy […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian Ministry of Defense accepted delivery of its first Aegis-equipped air warfare destroyer, Hobart, in a ceremony at the Osborne naval shipyard on June 16. Hobart is the first of three destroyers being built and integrated by the AWD Alliance which comprises the Department of Defence, Raytheon Australia and ASC with support from Navantia. In […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Eight Sydney-bound tall ships, including our own Young Endeavour, docked in Hobart on Friday for the five-day Tall Ships Hobart 2013 Festival. Thousands flocked to Hobart’s waterfront to welcome the ships and enjoy a fireworks display on Friday evening. The local festival organisers were delighted to report that over 30 000 people then visited the waterfront […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Some two months after being officially delivered to the Australian defense ministry in Adelaide, Royal Australian Navy’s first air warfare destroyer Hobart has set sail for its commissioning site in Sydney. According to The Advertiser, the future HMAS Hobart is set to be commissioned in a ceremony in Sydney on September 23. NUSHIP Hobart (as […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    Air warfare destroyer HMAS Hobart, the first Royal Australian Navy Aegis-equipped ship, returned home after wrapping up weapons and systems trials with the United States Navy off the US West Coast. Hobart returned to Sydney after spending three months in the US. In addition to testing the Aegis system, Hobart also became the first ship […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Equipment & technology

    With destroyer NUSHIP Hobart set to commence contractor sea trials next month before being delivered to the Royal Australian Navy next year, many of the growing number of the ship’s company have already undertaken AEGIS combat system training in the United States. Some of them were able to hone these skills onboard a US Navy […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy minehunter HMAS Huon wrapped up a South West Pacific deployment earlier this month with the final of six port visits to Hobart, Tasmania, and her namesake city of Huonville. Having already toured the remote Australian territories of Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands, as well as Luganville and Port Vila, Vanuatu, and as […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Navy support ship, HMAS Sirius will visit Hobart this afternoon for a four-day operational port visit. The ship will arrive in Hobart at approximately 3pm and will berth at Macquarie Wharf. Commanding Officer of HMAS Sirius Commander Brian Delamont said that he and the ship’s company were sad to hear news of the recent bushfires […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Industry news

    Navantia Australia announced it has formally opened its Naval Design and Engineering Centre in Melbourne’s Docklands precinct. The opening ceremony took place on April 24, with Victorian defense industry advocate, Greg Combet, Navantia’s global chairman Esteban Vilasanchez and Navantia Australia chairman Warren King in attendance. Navantia says the facility would complement its Adelaide operations and […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Hobart welcomed the first Collins Class submarine visit to the region for five years, with the arrival of HMAS Farncomb into port late last week. Commanding Officer, Commander Byron Williamson said the routine port visit allowed the submarine to be resupplied and provided some rest and recreation to the crew. “We’ve had a busy couple […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s Álvaro de Bazán-class frigate Cristóbal Colón is scheduled to embark on a long-term deployment to Australia on January 9. Under an agreement between the two navies, the Aegis-equipped frigate will spend 120 days in Australia where it will help train future Australian Hobart-class destroyer sailors of the Australian Navy. By integrating into the Australian Navy […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Australian Shipbuilding Corporation (ASC) and the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance marked a major milestone in the construction of the Hobart-class destroyers when one of the main engines that will drive the propellers of NUSHIP Hobart was started. The large 5650kW Bravo V16 Propulsion Diesel engine burst into life on April 14, in an engine room below […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    HMAS Hobart, the first of three Royal Australian Navy Aegis destroyers has successfully completed sea trials off the coast of South Australia. The builder’s sea trials, completed on the weekend, included testing the ship’s hull, propulsion and navigation systems. HMAS Hobart was built at Techport, by the Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance. Construction of 12 Shortfin Barracuda submarines built by French shipbuilder DCNS […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    HMAS Hobart, the first of three Royal Australian Navy Aegis-equipped air warfare destroyers, has started builder’s sea trials leaving ASC’s Osborne, South Australia shipyard for the first time. A number of alongside dock trials in preparation for Hobart’s first departure to sea were carried out, including incline trials to measure the ship’s stability and vertical centre of gravity. […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The navies of Australia and the US integrated their sensor information and real-time combat system data to jointly put the Cooperative Engagement Capability system for the first time ever during testing off Hawaii. As revealed by the Australian defense minister, Australia’s first air-warfare destroyer HMAS Hobart teamed up with US Navy destroyer USS John Finn to share tracking […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has welcomed HMAS Sydney, its third and final Hobart-class air warfare destroyer, into the fleet in the first commissioning of an Australian warship at sea since the Second World War. The ceremony, conducted off the coast of New South Wales on 18 May 2020, marked the moment the 147-metre long […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy’s new weapon system training platform for the Hobart-class destroyers has recently recently been certified. A leading seaman electronics technician took to the firing panel recently during a weapons certification firing trial of the Mk 25 25mm Typhoon at West Head Gunnery Range, Flinders Victoria. The event marked the final stage of […]

  • 24 March 2017

    Spanish Navy’s Aegis-equipped frigate Cristobal Colon arrived in Sydney on Friday as part of her role in preparing Australian Navy sailors for the operation of Australia’s first Aegis destroyer Hobart. The frigate was escorted into Sydney Harbour by Royal Australian Navy ships Darwin, Melbourne and Parramatta. Commanding Officer Hobart Captain John Stavridis said the opportunity to […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australia’s first air warfare destroyer NUSHIP Hobart returned to Adelaide after completing its sea acceptance trials off the coast of South Australia. Hobart spent the past five weeks demonstrating its on-board weapons capabilities, including 21 days at sea, where it conducted 20 platform system tests and 45 combat system tests. AWD alliance program manager Craig Bourke said […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Prior to entering the city of Hobart for a first visit to her namesake city, the lead ship of the Royal Australian Navy’s air-warfare destroyers, HMAS Hobart, tested her armament with a program of firing serials. During the trials, Hobart tested her 20mm close-in weapons system (CIWS) against an inflatable surface target, marking the first […]

  • 29 November 2017

    NUSHIP Brisbane, the second Hobart class guided missile destroyer, has commenced its first phase of sea trials, Royal Australian Navy informed.  During this phase, the ship’s hull, propulsion and navigation systems will be tested. The initial trial phase, which will occur over the coming months, will be followed by a more advanced phase of sea trials […]