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  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The SEA 5000 Phase 1 (Future Frigate Design and Construction) project brought on board two human factor scientists to make sure that the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Frigate operations room support effective and efficient RAN operations. Defence scientists Susan Cockshell and Kingsley Fletcher are human factors scientists that were also involved in the redesign of the RAN Anzac […]

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

    The U.S. Navy is slowing down its frigate procurement, taking more time to thoroughly evaluate the requirements for the program. Speaking at the House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee, Rear Admiral Ron Boxall, U.S. Navy head of surface warfare, and Rear Admiral John Neagley, LCS program executive officer, said the awarding of a detail design and […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Australian government announced it has selected Lendlease as the managing contractor for the construction of the Osborne South shipyard revealing the project is anticipated to create 600 jobs at its peak. Preparatory works are starting this month, while the the new shipbuilding infrastructure should be ready to support the commencement of Future Frigate construction at […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) has launched a new research and study department named the Institute for Future Warfare Studies. The department is aimed at understanding how armed conflict may evolve in the future and how the United States can better prepare for it. It was opened by NWC president Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley on […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Australian Navy’s fleet of Future Frigates are to be equipped with the Aegis combat systems, the Australian government announced on October 3. The Aegis will be coupled with a tactical interface developed by SAAB Australia. The government said this decision is aimed at maximizing the frigate’s air warfare capabilities. “The Future Frigates will be […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Reducing the service life of major Royal Australian Navy ships from 30 to 20 years could prove beneficial both for the navy and the Australian shipbuilding industry, a study carried out by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) suggests. The study was done in light of current Australian Navy shipbuilding plans with the acquisition of Future […]

  • 1 May 2018

    Navantia Australia has selected another Australian company that would join it in its bid for the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Frigate program.  Scientific Management Associates (SMA) has been selected to develop and deliver specialized integrated logistics system (ILS) documentation for Navantia’s F-5000 future frigate design. As informed, SMA will support the F-5000 Plans for Training […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Shipbuilding company Navantia has selected Adelaide-based Navantia SAGE Automation Group (NSAG) to supply the Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) for its Future Frigates bid. The selection follows the transfer of IPMS technology to Australia in support of the Navantia Australia designed Canberra Class amphibious ships and Hobart Class destroyers. Established in 2016 as a joint […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Industry news

    Navantia Australia announced it would be welcoming another Australian company as a partner in its bid for the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Frigate program. The latest company to join the team is the Perth-based Hofmann Engineering which provides engineering solutions and full turn-key tooling services. “We are extremely proud to be able to work with […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Against the backdrop of Sydney Harbour, the ninth Royal Australian Navy Sea Power Conference was held this week, hosting visiting navy Chiefs, service representatives, academics and dignitaries from over 40 nations. Coordinated by the Royal Australian Navy’s Seapower Centre, the conference was held alongside the Maritime Industry Pacific Exposition 2015 at Sydney’s Glebe Island. Chief […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    All eleven Royal Navy submarines will be based at HMNB Clyde in Scotland from 2020, UK defense secretary Michael Fallon has announced. In addition to this, the UK is also investing near £4 million in the building of a single UK hub for Royal Navy’s submarine service at HMNB Clyde. HM Treasury this week approved the Initial […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The newest Australian Navy Cadets (ANC) unit, Provisional Training Ship Australia, is responsible for bringing the young adults together, under the guidance of the ANC’s Leadership and Development program.   Provisional Training Ship Australia was officially approved by the Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, in March. In doing so, he seconded his Strategic […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Australian Submarine Corporation’s Osborne shipyard will be upgraded to better serve the needs of the Australian naval shipbuilding program, the country’s defense industry minister announced on Wednesday. MP Christopher Pyne said the Australian department of defense and Danish Odense Maritime Technologies were working together on the infrastructure upgrades that will deliver a surface vessel shipyard that supports both the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    One of the contenders competing for the Royal Australian Navy’s $35 billion Future Frigate project has promised to transform Adelaide into a digital shipyard should it be awarded the lucrative contract. BAE Systems Australia said it would transform Australia’s shipbuilding industry through the development of a digital ship yard in Adelaide. “The digital shipyard will ensure […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    South Australian Minister for Defence Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith has warned the Australian government about naval shipbuilding jobs and investment being at risk if the Federal Government does not deliver the promised 90 per cent level of local industry content. According to the minister, concerns are emerging that local benefits are at risk of slipping away […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    In anticipation of the results of the Australian $50 billion bid to build a fleet of new submarines the Australian Submarine Corporation (ASC) has appointed a general manager for future submarines. Martin Edwards has been named to the position which previously did not exist in the company. “Mr Edwards takes the position at a time of exciting change […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Australian Navy’s future replenishment ships will be named ‘Supply’ and ‘Stalwart’, Australian defense minister Marise Payne announced on Friday.  The ships will be known as Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment vessels and will replace the current HMA Ships Success and Sirius. Supply will be the second vessel in the Royal Australian Navy to bear the name […]

  • 19 February 2020

    Shaping the UK’s future amphibious capability: Insights from Colonel Totten, Programme Director, Future Amphibious Force, Royal Marines Download interview now to discover: · Objectives of the Future Commando Force programme · The main technical and operational challenges currently facing the Royal Marines worldwide · Plans to overcome these challenges · The importance of industry engagement […]

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

    The U.S. Navy’s second aviation-centric amphibious assault ship, USS Tripoli (LHA 7), was launched on May 1 in Mississippi. Prior to launch, the America-class ship was translated from land to the dry dock at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) shipyard on April 9. “It was probably the most well-executed translation event that we’ve seen on a larger […]