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  • Lurssen Picked for $3B Australian Offshore Patrol Vessel Construction Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lurssen Picked for $3B Australian Offshore Patrol Vessel Construction Project

    The Australian government has selected Germany-based shipbuilding company Lurssen as the prime contractor on a potential $3 billion contract to design and build up to 12 offshore patrol vessels. Australia’s defense department said Friday the OPV construction project will be performed by Australian workers in the country’s shipyards using locally-sourced steel. The first two vessels will […] More

  • Lockheed Supports Sea Acceptance Trials of Australia's Future Aegis-Equipped Destroyer - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Supports Sea Acceptance Trials of Australia’s Future Aegis-Equipped Destroyer

    Lockheed Martin has collaborated with an alliance composed of Australia’s defense department, Raytheon‘s Australian subsidiary, ASC Shipbuilding and Navantia to conduct a five-week sea acceptance trial for a Hobart-class air warfare destroyer. The Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance and Lockheed jointly tested Australia’s future HMAS destroyer to verify the ship platform and determine if the vessel could support the Aegis combat system, Lockheed said Monday. […] More

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