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  • 25 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    Naval Group Australia, the prime contractor for the Australian Attack-class submarine construction, has entered into a framework agreement with ASC for cooperation on the AU$50 billion project. The agreement details the terms and conditions through which Naval Group Australia and the government-owned ASC will collaborate through separate commercial arrangements for the provision of supplies and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Industry news

    Naval Group Australia on May 18 announced that its board of directors appointed John Davis as the chief executive officer (CEO) and Future Submarine program director. According to Naval Group, the appointment will become effective 1 July 2018. John Davis will be in charge of the delivering a fleet of 12 new submarines to the […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Australian Navy’s fleet of six Collins-class submarines will likely necessitate substantial upgrades to remain in service until the new SEA 1000 submarines start arriving, navy chief Vice Admiral Mike Noonan indicated at an Australian senate hearing. “We’re expecting that we will upgrade at least five, and the work around determining the scope of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.   […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Industry news

    UK defense contractor SEA announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Australian-defense company Daronmont Technologies to address Royal Australian Navy requirements outlined in the Future Submarine (SEA 1000) and Hunter-class Frigate (SEA 5000) programs. Daronmont Technologies specializes in the design, engineering, integration and support of complex high technology electronics and software-intensive systems. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Australian government has signed an official contract with France’s Naval Group for the construction of 12 new submarines for the Royal Australian Navy. The contract signing on February 11 marks the conclusion of two years of negotiations after Australia selected the French shipbuilder over Japanese and German competitors in December 2016. Work on Australia’s […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Lockheed Martin Australia will open a submarine combat system laboratory in Mawson Lakes in November to support the company’s pursuit of the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Submarine project SEA 1000. Construction at Mawson Lakes began on July 27, 2015 and is expected to open in November. An expanded second phase with a secure area is scheduled […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Authorities

    BMT Design & Technology (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, in collaboration with Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO), has secured funding through the Australian Defence Science Institute’s Collaboration Research Grant Scheme which, this year, attracted more than 30 high quality research proposals seeking over $1.4 million in funding. The scheme was introduced to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Australia’s Defence Science and Technology Group (DST) invested several years into developing a tool which will allow the Australian Navy to model acoustic signatures for all classes of naval vessels. The acoustic signature is essentially the noise a vessel makes, a characteristic that could be used by an adversary to identify and track it. Named Australian Rapid […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Vessels

    USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), the lead ship of the US Navy’s next-generation, multi-mission surface combatants, was delivered to the navy on April 24. Following this delivery, the ship will transition from combat systems activation to the next phase of developmental and integrated at-sea testing. This event marks a major milestone of the dual delivery approach […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Raytheon Company, the mission-systems equipment integrator for the DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer program, has updated the status of their works as the ships progress toward delivery. USS Zumwalt, or DDG 1000, the nation’s first Zumwalt destroyer set sail for the first time on December 7, 2015 for initial sea trials. You can watch the video of […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Vessels

    The future USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002), the US Navy’s third Zumwalt-class destroyer, was launched at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard on December 9. The newbuilding was translated from land level to the Kennebec River over the weekend. “It’s important for the DDG 1000 program and shipyard to reach this major milestone,” Capt. Kevin Smith, […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s Zumwalt class (DDG 1000) destroyer program continues to make significant progress achieving key shipbuilding milestones, completing ship generator light-off Sept. 23 for the first-of-class ship, the future USS Zumwalt.   DDG 1000 is 92 percent complete and currently in the test and activation phase of construction at General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works. […]

  • 19 December 2011
    Industry news

    Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, has won a $254,000,000 contract for development, test, and delivery of DDG 1000 total ship computing environment software for the Self Defense Test Ship. Contract includes: post-delivery availability, post-shakedown availability, SPY-3 volume search software and firmware development, as well as software maintenance in support of the Zumwalt-class destroyer program. Developed […]

  • 22 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), the lead ship of the Navy’s next-generation of multimission surface combatants, May 20. Ship delivery follows extensive tests, trials and demonstrations of the ship’s hull, mechanical, and electrical systems including the ship’s boat handling, anchor and mooring systems as well as major demonstrations of the […]

  • 30 September 2011
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $22,534,505 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-2306) for DDG 1000-class services. This contract modification provides additional class services associated with the detail design and construction of DDG 1000-class ships. Services will provide technical and industrial engineering in the interpretation and application of the detail […]

  • 23 December 2011

      General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $17,600,000 modification to previously awarded contract to exercise an option for DDG 1000 class services.  This modification provides additional class services associated with the detail design and construction of DDG 1000 class ships.  This work will provide technical and industrial engineering in the […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine is being awarded a $14,392,031 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-2303) exercising options for DDG 1000-class services and class logistics services.  This contract modification provides additional class services associated with the detail design and construction of DDG 1000-class ships. This work will provide technical and industrial engineering in […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Research & Development

    The following post is by Rear Adm. Thomas Rowden, the director for the Navy’s Surface Warfare Division: “Recently, I mentioned my trips to Maine and Rhode Island to visit Bath Iron Works (BIW) and the Raytheon Facility. Both of these tours provided firsthand insight into the production of ZUMWALT-class destroyer, and latest system testing. Though […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems is being awarded a $12 million modification to a previously awarded contract to provide additional hours for non-recurring engineering in support of the DDG 1000 program. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Rhode Island and Bath, Maine, and is expected to be completed by January 2016. Fiscal 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy will christen the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) on April 12, during a ceremony at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine.   The lead ship and class are named in honor of former Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Elmo R. “Bud” Zumwalt Jr., who served as the 19th CNO […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Authorities

    General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $32,5 million modification to previously awarded fixed-price-incentive contract to exercise options for DDG 1000 class services. This work will provide technical and industrial engineering in the interpretation and application of the detail design to support construction and the maintenance of the ship design. Work will be […]