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Months of hard work from Production and Test and Activation has resulted in the successful commissioning of the AWD Gas Turbines on Hobart. Read full article
With a timeline of only eight months to complete the installation of the Propulsion Shaft Line on Ship 2, the Shafting Team has been highly effective in evaluating and implementing lessons learnt from the Ship 1 installation, a process which previously took 12 months to complete. Read full article
The consolidation of Ship 3 continues with the load out and capping of Block 405 onto Block 103. This took place on Wednesday 22 June, after Sydney’s AFT Diesel Generator Engine Room and AFT Main Switchboard Room were successfully loaded out. Read full article
The 13th Flag Review Board was held this week at the AWD Systems Centre.
Rear Admiral Jon Hill, the Program Executive Officer Integrated Warfare Systems USN and Mary Kiefer from Lockheed Martin, joined Commodore Craig Bourke, AWD Program Manager and Lloyd Beckett, AWD Alliance General Manager to focus on the lessons learnt from Ship 1 FMS and how they are being applied to Ship 2 and 3. The first day was industry focused, while the second day focused on Government to Government.
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With the roll-off of the final Ship 3 blocks last week, the Block Transport Team has been involved in the successful delivery of 68 blocks. As blocks weigh between 100 to 200 tonnes and range in size and dimensions – transporting blocks is no easy feat! Read full article