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Launch of first destroyer Hobart
23 May 2015

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

Progress on AWD reform plan
09 Dec 2014

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

Air Warfare Destroyer project in High School curriculum
11 Aug 2014

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. Read full article

Vertical Launch System installed in first destroyer
19 Apr 2014

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

New training simulator fires up to train future Navy crew
10 Apr 2014

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. Read full article

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