AWD News /Article/News.aspx News en-AU Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:30:16 GMT Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:30:16 GMT New training simulator fires up to train future Navy crew http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=67 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 http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=66 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 http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=65 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 http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=64 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 http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=63 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 http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=62 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 http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=61 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 $15M Air Warfare Destroyer ‘fit out’ contract http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=60 Australian engineering company Taylor Bros has been awarded a $15 million contract for the installation and fit-out of the living spaces for the three Air Warfare Destroyers that are under construction at Techport Australia, SA. Sat, 25 May 2013 09:30:00 GMT Phalanx Close-In-Weapon-System Delivered to Adelaide http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=59 A key piece of the combat system for the Hobart Class Air Warfare Destroyers - the Phalanx Close-In-Weapon-System (CIWS) - has arrived in Adelaide. Thu, 18 Apr 2013 09:30:00 GMT Minister for Defence Materiel – First Air Warfare Destroyer mast delivered http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=58 Minister for Defence Materiel Dr Mike Kelly today announced that the 22 metre-high mast for the first Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) had been delivered to the Alliance in Adelaide. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 10:30:00 GMT