Delivering sovereign capability through Australian industry partnerships

9 November 2023

Navantia Australia is establishing a Technology Network Partners to provide sustainable opportunities for the companies to collaborate in delivering engineering design activities under the next phase of Plan Galileo implementation. The initial TPN cohort includes 14 companies – Australian Maritime Technologies, Atlantic & Penisula, Beca, BMT, The Design Technology Co, ESI-ALPHATEC, Ghenova Group, HI Fraser, L3Harris, MARENAV, Rubicon Associates, SAGE Group, Taylor Bros, and Thales Above Water Systems.

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Austal, Civmec and Navantia Australia partner to offer corvettes for Australia

7 November 2023

Austal, Civmec and Navantia Australia are proud to announce that they have partnered to offer the Australian Government a proposal to deliver six corvettes in recognition of the Navy’s urgent need for increased strike capability. Designed by Navantia, the corvette combines the manoeuvrability of a Tier 2 vessel, with the powerful weaponry of a major surface combatant. The corvettes require a smaller crew than larger ships, without compromising on integrated anti-air, anti-surface, anti-submarine, electronic and asymmetric warfare capabilities, including sovereign solutions such as the Saab Australian combat system and CEA Technologies radars.

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Navantia Australia awarded DDG Platform Systems Design contract

21 August 2023

Navantia Australia has been engaged by the Commonwealth of Australia as the Platform Systems Designer for the SEA4000 Phase 6 Hobart Class Guided Missile Destroyer Combat Systems upgrade. This appointment recognises the position, expertise and knowledge of Navantia Australia as the Hobart Class Guided Missile Destroyer designer to support the Destroyer Capability Enhancement (DCE) program, incorporating the upgrade to Aegis Baseline 9 under the SEA4000 Phase 6 project. The DCE will see the creation of up to 40 full time design and engineering jobs with Navantia Australia in the fields of Combat Systems Interface into the Platform, Naval Architecture, Outfitting, Electrical, Mechanical, Structures, Design Drafting and Systems Engineering.

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Navantia Australia is building a sovereign Naval Design and Engineering capability

15 August 2023

The Hon. Brendan O’Connor MP, Minister for Skills and Training visited Navantia Australia’s Naval Design and Engineering Centre (DEC) in Docklands, Victoria on Thursday, 27 July 2023, meeting with the Centre’s 100 strong Australian workforce. The DEC is the heart of Navantia Australia’s naval ship design and engineering capacity and is dedicated to delivering technological solutions to the Royal Australian Navy.

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