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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. Read full article
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. Read full article
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. Read full article
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.
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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. Read full article