AWD News /Article/News.aspx News en-AU Thu, 02 Apr 2015 04:19:20 GMT Thu, 02 Apr 2015 04:19:20 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 Second DDG Keel-Laying Ceremony Highlights Progress on AWD Project Today marks an important milestone for the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) project with the laying of the keel for the second Hobart Class destroyer Brisbane at Techport Australia in Adelaide. Mon, 03 Feb 2014 10:30:00 GMT Hull consolidation of first destroyer nearly complete Hull consolidation for the first of three Air Warfare Destroyers is nearly complete with just seven remaining blocks out of 31 to be joined to the ship’s structure. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 10:30:00 GMT Pacific 2013 Interational Maritime Conference Presentation - Peter Croser and Rod Equid Pacific 2013 International Maritime Conference Presentation - Alliance business model structure and its impact on future naval shipbuilding projects Tue, 08 Oct 2013 10:30:00 GMT Minister for Defence Materiel – Consolidation of final keel block for first Air Warfare Destroyer Minister for Defence Materiel Dr Mike Kelly AM MP today announced the final keel block for the future destroyer, Hobart, has been successfully lifted into place by the AWD Alliance in Adelaide. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 09:30:00 GMT New release animation highlights air warfare capability A computer-generated animation has been released today which highlights the multi-mission capability of the three naval destroyers being built as part of the Air Warfare Destroyer Project. Thu, 13 Jun 2013 09:30:00 GMT Last AWD blocks delivered for first destroyer The final fabricated blocks for the first destroyer, Hobart, have just been delivered to the Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance in Adelaide following a week-long journey by sea from Newcastle. Mon, 03 Jun 2013 09:30:00 GMT