Tag Archives: Royal Australian Navy

L3 to Build Integrated Systems for Australian Offshore Patrol Vessels; Christopher Kubasik Comments

L3 Technologies has received a contract to supply various systems for integration into the Australian navy’s future offshore patrol vessels. The company said Monday it will provide integrated communications, navigation, platform management and bridge systems to Luerssen‘s Australian arm, prime contractor on the SEA 1180 OPV program. Christopher Kubasik, president and CEO …

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L3 to Develop Platform Mgmt System for BAE’s Australian Frigate Contract Pursuit Team

BAE Systems has selected L3 Technologies to develop an integrated platform management system as a member of BAE’s industry team pursuing the potential $27.4 billion SEA5000 Future Frigate construction program in Australia. L3 said Sunday it will provide IPMS along with controls and instrumentation tools for the nine Type 26 Global Combat Ships that BAE …

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Babcock-UGL JV Lands $157M Australian Frigate Maintenance Support Contract

A Babcock–UGL joint venture has secured a potential five-year, $156.7 million contract to help maintain the Australian navy’s Anzac-class frigates, Shephard Media reported Thursday. Naval Ship Management will provide engineering services for eight Australian frigates beginning this month in support of the Warship Asset Management Agreement program. WAMA is a collaborative effort of the Commonwealth …

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Warren King Named Advisory Board Chair at Northrop’s Australian Arm

Warren King, former CEO of Australia’s defense materiel organization, has been appointed to chair the advisory board of Northrop Grumman‘s Australian subsidiary. The more than 35-year defense sector veteran will lead the advisory board that provides guidance to Northrop Grumman Australia leaders on market dynamics and development strategies, the company said Wednesday. Ian …

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Leonardo to Supply Info Mgmt Software for Australian Navy Submarines

Leonardo has received a contract of an undisclosed value to provide data management software for integration into six Collins-class submarines of the Australian navy. The company said Thursday it will provide the SmartIDMS platform under the Submarine Communication Information Exchange Management program that seeks to help the service branch transfer data from and to …

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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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Australian Navy Officers Complete 2-Month Aegis Combat Systems Training; Terry Morrison Comments

Australian naval officers have completed a two-month training course on the Lockheed Martin-built combat management system at Lockheed’s Moorestown, New Jersey-based Combat Systems Engineering Development Site. The officers received training in the use of the Aegis combat system installed onboard the Australian navy’s HMAS Hobart air warfare destroyer, Lockheed said Tuesday. “This course marks …

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Australian Navy Selects KBR to Provide Training Services on LHD Ships

The Australian navy has granted KBR with a five-year contract to update the training system used for the crews of the Canberra-class Landing Helicopter Dock ships. KBR’s training solutions team will work to deliver its sustainment training system at the Australian navy’s Sydney training facility, KBR said Tuesday. The company added that the facility will work to …

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DCNS Awarded Potential $39B Australian Navy Sub Design Contract; Herve Guillou Comments

Australia has selected France-based naval defense company DCNS to provide design services for the former country’s estimated $38.7 billion SEA 1000 Future Submarine Program. DCNS said Tuesday it will help the Australian navy design 12 submarines to replace the service branch’s fleet of Collins-class submarines. “France and Australia have been allies for more than 100 years and we look forward …

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