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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 …

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Lockheed to Provide AEGIS Support for Australian Destroyer Fleet

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $41.8 million modification to provide lifetime support for the Advanced Electronic Guidance and Instrumentation System on the Australian navy’s Hobart-class air warfare destroyers. The modification exercises a foreign military sales option under a potential $421 million contract awarded to the company last year, the Defense Department …

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