AWD News /Article/News.aspx News en-AU Fri, 27 May 2016 14:11:30 GMT Fri, 27 May 2016 14:11:30 GMT AWD Project Update April 2016 Thu, 07 Apr 2016 09:30:00 GMT Training Readiness Review The AWD Alliance successfully completed its final Training Readiness Review last week with a presentation to a panel which included strong representation from the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The completion of this review is a major milestone for the program as it signifies agreement from the RAN that the program is ready to commence training. Mon, 07 Mar 2016 10:30:00 GMT Combat systems on-board Hobart come alive The past few weeks have seen the combat systems and test activities come alive. Fri, 19 Feb 2016 10:30:00 GMT AWD Reform Long-Term Arrangements Announced The Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance welcomes the Government’s announcement today on the long-term arrangements for the AWD program. Tue, 08 Dec 2015 10:30:00 GMT Keel laid for third Air Warfare Destroyer This week marks significant progress on the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) program, as the keel was laid for the third destroyer, Sydney, and initial combat systems activation has commenced on the first destroyer, Hobart. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 10:30:00 GMT Launch of first destroyer Hobart A crowd of nearly 6,000 people are gathering at Techport Australia in Adelaide today to celebrate a major milestone - the launch of the first destroyer built as part of the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) program. Sat, 23 May 2015 09:30:00 GMT Progress on AWD reform plan The Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance welcomes the Government’s announcement today on progress of its AWD Reform Strategy implementation plan that will provide enhanced capability and expertise to the AWD project at this critical time in delivering our new generation ships to Navy. Tue, 09 Dec 2014 10:30:00 GMT Air Warfare Destroyer project in High School curriculum High school students studying science and maths subjects can now learn about the largest defence project in Australia as part of their school curriculum. Le Fevre High School in South Australia has partnered with the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance to develop curriculum material, including lesson plans and worksheets. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:30:00 GMT Vertical Launch System installed in first destroyer Six strike-length missile modules for the Hobart Class Vertical Launch System (VLS) were this week installed into Ship 1 Hobart, marking a significant Combat System load out achievement for the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) project. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:30:00 GMT New training simulator fires up to train future Navy crew An advanced training simulator, that will be used to train the future Navy crew of Australia’s new Hobart Class destroyers, is up and running at the Maritime Skills Centre at Techport in South Australia. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:30:00 GMT