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  • AWD Alliance Commences Sea Trials of Australia's 2nd Hobart-Class Destroyer - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AWD Alliance Commences Sea Trials of Australia’s 2nd Hobart-Class Destroyer

    A consortium of ASC, Navantia, Raytheonand Australia’s defense department has kicked off sea trials of a second Air Warfare Destroyer ship built for the Australian navy. AWD Alliance said Tuesday it will test the NUSHIP Brisbane ship’s maneuvering, control, navigation and propulsion systems in the coming weeks. The group plans to demonstrate combat and communications systems of the Hobart-class destroyer […] More

  • Australia's 1st Hobart-Class Air Warfare Destroyer Completes Initial At-Sea Tests - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Australia’s 1st Hobart-Class Air Warfare Destroyer Completes Initial At-Sea Tests

    A partnership between Australia’s defense department, shipbuilding company ASC and Raytheon‘s Australian subsidiary has completed phase one trials for the first of the country’s three Hobart-class destroyers, The Lead South Australia reported Monday. Caleb Radford writes the Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance performed the HMAS Hobart  builder’s sea trials off the coast of South Australia to evaluate the ship’s hull, propulsion and navigation systems. AWD Alliance General Manager […] More

  • Lockheed Initiates Aegis Integration Aboard Australian Navy Destroyer - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Initiates Aegis Integration Aboard Australian Navy Destroyer

    Lockheed Martin‘s test team has begun integration of the Aegis combat system on the Australian navy’s Hobart-class air warfare destroyer. The integrated test team also tested that the Aegis combat system was installed and functional aboard the destroyers, the company said Wednesday. Rob Milligan, surface ships program lead at Lockheed’s Australian arm, said engineers and technicians […] More

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