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  • 19 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    In preparation for delivery later this year, NUSHIP Adelaide will start her final period of sea trials today. The second of the Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ships being built for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) will leave the BAE Systems’ Williamstown shipyard and head up the eastern coast of NSW to the Jervis Bay area. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Australian Navy’s new Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) NUSHIP Adelaide left BAE Systems Williamstown on June 17 to begin sea trials. After some initial trials in Port Phillip Bay, NUSHIP Adelaide will spend ten days on the water travelling to Sydney. The current testing precedes a second period of sea trials in August, ahead of delivery […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Industry news

    An exciting milestone was realised yesterday when the first Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ship currently being built for Australian Defence, entered Sydney Harbour for the first time.   NUSHIP Canberra, the first of two LHDs being built for the Australian Defence Force entered Sydney after her first contractor trials and testing at sea. The biggest […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    NUSHIP Canberra, the first of two Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ships being built for the Australian Defence Force, has sailed on her final contractor sea trials before delivery to the Australian Government.   The ship departed Williamstown shipyard on 12 August as planned with the trials taking place in both Port Phillip Bay and off […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s second Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) NUSHIP Adelaide entered Sydney for the first time on Friday during builder trials. After spending some ten days on the water travelling to Sydney, the vessel moored in Captain Cook Dock. Here NUSHIP Adelaide will be dry docked so her hull and flight deck can be cleaned and painted.   […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 September 2018

    Royal Australian Navy’s second Hobart-class air warfare destroyer NUSHIP Brisbane has arrived at her home base of Fleet Base East, Garden Island Sydney, for the first time. The newbuilding will be commissioned into the navy fleet on October 27, 2018, according to the country’s defense minister. Wonderful scenes of NUSHIP Brisbane arriving at her home […]

  • 21 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    VIDEO: US Navy Hires Kongsberg for NSM Testing Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) is contracted by the US Navy to test fire KONGSBERG’s Naval Strike Missile (NSM) from the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) under the Foreign Comparative Testing program.   SINKEX Units Sink Former USS Fresno Ships and aircraft sank the decommissioned former USS Fresno (LST 1182) yesterday, in […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    NUSHIP Adelaide will dock at BAE Systems Williamstown shipyard tomorrow following successful initial sea trials and first docking at the Royal Australian Naval base at Garden Island in Sydney. The sea trials were conducted from 17 to 26 June on the voyage to Sydney and then during the voyage back following the successful docking. Sea […]

  • 3 January 2017

    Navy to navy talks between the Australian and Spanish navies have allowed an Australian Navy officer to be promoted on board a Spanish warship. Deputy Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral Michael Noonan led the Australian delegation to Spain, and the program included a visit to the Arsenal Naval Base in Ferrol, North West Spain where […]

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

    UK Ministry of Defence Orders NATO Submarine Rescue System The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded a £12.1m contract to JFD for the provision of the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS). HMS Ocean to Replace HMS Bulwark as Fleet Flagship Royal Navy’s very high readiness helicopter carrier, HMS Ocean, will shortly assume the duties of […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Defence Material Organisation (DMO) has successfully completed a vehicle load trial on NUSHIP Canberra in the first Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) Harbour Acceptance Trial to be done in Australia. The ship moved from its location at BAE Williamstown in Victoria, across the bay to Webb Dock to undertake the vehicle load trial which allowed for […]

  • 2 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Rolls-Royce Exhibits Naval Defence Propulsion and System Solutions at Euronaval Under the brand MTU, Rolls-Royce will be presenting propulsion and system solutions for the naval defence and marine sectors at the Euronaval exhibition in Paris from 27 to 31 October (Hall B2, Stand F38). Hull Misses the Chance to Host HMS Illustrious Hull will not […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Royal Australian Navy began preparations for the commissioning of its second Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD), NUSHIP Adelaide, which will take place Friday, December 4. The 400 crew members of the Amphibious Assault Ship are readying themselves for this occasion. Adelaide is the second of two Landing Helicopter Docks (LHDs) to be commissioned and marks the […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The ship’s company of NUSHIP Canberra recently had the opportunity to hear about amphibious operations from some international officers with first hand experience.   On May 26, Colonel John Mayer of the United States Marine Corps and Colonel Jim Hutton of the Royal Marines delivered a presentation to NUSHIP Canberra on the capabilities and roles […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Industry news

    Four Typhoon stabilised weapons systems have been installed onboard NUSHIP Canberra, a Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) under construction for the Royal Australian Navy. The advanced weapons systems, comprising  a 25 mm M242 Bushmaster chain gun and a coaxially mounted M240 7.62mm machine gun, will be tested during scheduled  First of Class Trials at sea. They […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    NUSHIP Adelaide personnel are taking advantage of the opportunity to searide in HMAS Canberra to start learning more about the Landing Helicopter Dock. Adelaide is currently at BAE Systems dockyard in Williamstown, Victoria, while the communications and combat system fit out is completed. Adelaide’s Deputy Weapons Electrical Engineering Officer Lieutenant Dayong Bao said that seariding […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Minister for Defence Materiel Dr Mike Kelly today opened the Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ship training facility at Mascot in New South Wales. Over the next two-and-a-half years the new facility will provide training to Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel in the safe operation and maintenance of the LHD ships. The facility has the potential […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Industry news

    NUSHIP Canberra, the first of two Landing Helicopter Dock ships being built for the Australian Defence Force, sailed yesterday for the first time under her own propulsion as part of the sea trials and testing program.   Canberra departed the BAE Systems dockyard at Williamstown where the ship will undergo a series of tests to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 August 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The model, replica Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ship, NUSHIP Assault, has been launched in Port Ash (near Newcastle) this week – ready to be used by NUSHIP Canberra’s Command Team during a professional ship handling course next week. It may seem ironic in this digital age, but the manned model-ship simulator training conducted at Port […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Lockheed Martin Bags F-35 Lightning II Contract, 2014 Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $232,7 million cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to the previously awarded F-35 Lightning II Low Rate Initial Production Lot VI contract.   USS Saratoga Departs Newport for Final Cruise Korean War era aircraft carrier USS Saratoga will depart […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    A team of Damage Control Instructors aboard the Australian Navy’s NUSHIP Canberra have been under the spotlight during the first Landing Helicopter Dock’s (LHD) duty watch certification recently. Sea Training Group is Navy’s team who assess or endorse ships to ensure they are competent across a range of departments including the ship being able to […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Ship design has changed dramatically since the first Royal Australian Navy fleet review in 1913, a fact demonstrated this week when the Royal Navy’s modern warship HMS Daring arrived alongside NUSHIP Canberra in Melbourne. Daring pulled into the the city for a port visit as part of her journey to Sydney for the International Fleet […]