Media Releases


Displaying 6-10 of 74

Hobart commences Main Engine Light-Off activities
29 Apr 2016

This week the AWD Alliance reached another major milestone in the lead up to sea trials for Hobart with the commencement of ‘Main Engine Light-Off’ - or starting of one of the main engines that will drive the ship’s propellers. Read full article

AWD Project Update April 2016
07 Apr 2016

This week marks further progress for the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) project, as the Royal Australian Navy officially opened its Navy Training Systems Centre at Randwick Barracks in New South Wales on 8 April. Read full article

Training Readiness Review
07 Mar 2016

The AWD Alliance successfully completed its final Training Readiness Review last week with a presentation to a panel which included strong representation from the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The completion of this review is a major milestone for the program as it signifies agreement from the RAN that the program is ready to commence training. Read full article

Combat systems on-board Hobart come alive
19 Feb 2016

The past few weeks have seen the combat systems and test activities come alive. Read full article

AWD Reform Long-Term Arrangements Announced
08 Dec 2015

The Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance welcomes the Government’s announcement today on the long-term arrangements for the AWD program. Read full article

Fast Facts