AWD News /Article/News.aspx News en-AU Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:34:44 GMT Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:34:44 GMT Commonwealth formally accepts Hobart Class Command Team Trainer http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=89 Today marks an Alliance first, with the Commonwealth’s acceptance of the Hobart Class Command Team Trainer at HMAS Watson in Sydney, signifying the first delivery of an entire system for the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) program. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:30:00 GMT Hobart successfully completes Sea Acceptance Trials http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=88 Today, the Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance celebrated the successful completion of Sea Acceptance Trials by the first destroyer Hobart following 21 days at sea off the coast of South Australia. Mon, 06 Mar 2017 10:30:00 GMT First Air Warfare Destroyer Commences Sea Acceptance Trials http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=86 The future Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Hobart this morning departed the wharf at Techport Australia to commence a second round of more advanced Sea Trials off the coast of South Australia. Mon, 30 Jan 2017 10:30:00 GMT Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance celebrates launch of Second destroyer Brisbane http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=85 Today, the Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance celebrated another major milestone with the official launch of the second destroyer Brisbane at the Techport Australia facility in Osborne, South Australia. Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:30:00 GMT First Destroyer Hobart Successfully Completes Builder Sea Trials http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=83 Today, the Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance achieved a major milestone with the successful completion of Builder Sea Trials for the first destroyer Hobart following several days at sea off the coast of South Australia. Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:30:00 GMT AWD Alliance Starts Hobart’s Gas Turbine Engines http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=80 Months of hard work from Production and Test and Activation has resulted in the successful commissioning of the AWD Gas Turbines on Hobart. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 09:30:00 GMT Ship 2 Shaft Shifted in a Day http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=81 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. Fri, 08 Jul 2016 09:30:00 GMT Impressive Efficiency for Ship 3 http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=77 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. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:30:00 GMT 13th Flag Review Board http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=78 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. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:30:00 GMT Sydney's final block delivery http://www.ausawd.com/Article/NewsDetail.aspx?id=79 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! Fri, 10 Jun 2016 09:30:00 GMT