Navantia Australia brings professional experience to UTS students to gain defence industry insights

21 December 2022

Navantia Australia Smart Sustainment Manager, Dr Alberto González Cantos, has been awarded an Honorary Appointment as a Visiting Fellow of the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology. This appointment comes as Navantia Australia and UTS formed the Joint Institute in June, which combines Navantia Australia’s professional experience and industry insights and UTS’s academic expertise in engineering and IT solutions, as well as a focus on research with real-world and commercial applications.

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Navantia Australia congratulates 2022 NSW State Finalists for Subs in Schools

28 November 2022

Last week teams from secondary schools across New South Wales battled it out to find out who would be this year’s NSW State Finals of the SUBS in Schools Technology Challenge™ held recently at Sydney Motorsport Park. Congratulations to all the teams and to the winners – Atlas Systems, Orca, Odyssey, AquariUS, Hydro Hunters, Bubble Scout and Titanic II. Navantia Australia participated as judges in the program for the first time.

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Navantia Australia Celebrates Ten-Year Anniversary

22 November 2022

From one Spanish expatriate to the largest dedicated sovereign naval design and engineering centre in Australia, Navantia Australia has cemented itself as the Royal Australian Navy’s sovereign design partner over its ten years of operation.

Providing the designs, sustainment, and through life support for over 60% of the Navy’s fleet, Navantia Australia has committed to delivering step change capability to the Australian Defence Force through a locally developed workforce. Celebrating a decade of Navantia Australia, we reflect on the projects, the people and vision that has driven the company over the past ten years.

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17 November 2022

British-led Team Resolute, comprising BMT, Harland & Wolff and Navantia UK, has been appointed as the preferred bidder to deliver three crucial support ships to the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA). The £1.6 billion contract (before inflation) to manufacture the vessels providing munitions, stores and provisions to the Royal Navy’s aircraft carriers, destroyers and frigates deployed at sea, is subject to HM Treasury and Ministerial approval. Team Resolute will be making a significant investment into the UK and help to level up UK Government defence spend across the whole Union. We will create high quality UK jobs, apprenticeships and four facilities across the UK which will have shipbuilding capabilities fit for the 21st century.

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Spanish Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, presides over steel cutting of new F-110 Frigate for Spanish Navy

8 April 2022

The cutting of the first steel plate has taken place 6th of April in Navantia’s shipyard in Ferrol (A Coruña, Spain), where all five F-110 class frigates will be built. The event was also attended by Spanish Vice Prime Minister for Labor and Social Economy, Yolanda Díaz; Finance Minister María Jesús Montero, along with Navantia’s Chairman, Ricardo Domínguez; VP for Shipbuilding, Agustín Álvarez; VP for Systems and Services, Donato Martínez, and Ferrol shipyard's director, Eduardo Dobarro, among other authorities.

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