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New Year deliveries for Air Warfare Destroyer project
16 Jan 2013

The Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance has received the first major deliveries for this year of equipment to be installed on the three new destroyers being constructed at Techport Australia for the Royal Australian Navy. Read full article

‘SPY’ Radar for first destroyer arrives from U.S.
01 Nov 2012

The Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance has taken delivery of all ‘SPY’ radar array faces that will be installed on the first destroyer, Hobart. Read full article

Minister for Defence Materiel – Air Warfare Destroyer tests torpedos
30 Oct 2012

Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that firing tests of torpedo launchers for the new Hobart Class Air Warfare Destroyers (AWD) have been held in Adelaide. Read full article

Minister for Defence and Minister for Defence Materiel – Joint Media Release – Air Warfare Destroyer update
06 Sep 2012

Minister for Defence Stephen Smith, Minister for Finance and Deregulation Senator Penny Wong and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today attended the laying of the keel of the first Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) in Adelaide and provided an update on the $8 billion project. Australia is constructing three AWDs based on a proven design from the Spanish Navy. When complete, the Destroyers will be amongst the world’s most capable warships. Read full article

AWD project begins consolidation phase
06 Sep 2012

Today marks the start of the consolidation phase of the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) project with the laying of the first keel at Techport Australia in Adelaide. AWD Alliance CEO Rod Equid said the first keel laying is a significant milestone in the AWD project as it marks the start of the next phase in the delivery of three world-class warships to the Royal Australian Navy. Read full article

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