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Minister for Defence Materiel – Consolidation of final keel block for first Air Warfare Destroyer
02 Jul 2013

Minister for Defence Materiel Dr Mike Kelly AM MP today announced the final keel block for the future destroyer, Hobart, has been successfully lifted into place by the AWD Alliance in Adelaide. Read full article

New release animation highlights air warfare capability
13 Jun 2013

A computer-generated animation has been released today which highlights the multi-mission capability of the three naval destroyers being built as part of the Air Warfare Destroyer Project. Read full article

Last AWD blocks delivered for first destroyer
03 Jun 2013

The final fabricated blocks for the first destroyer, Hobart, have just been delivered to the Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance in Adelaide following a week-long journey by sea from Newcastle. Read full article

$15M Air Warfare Destroyer ‘fit out’ contract
25 May 2013

Australian engineering company Taylor Bros has been awarded a $15 million contract for the installation and fit-out of the living spaces for the three Air Warfare Destroyers that are under construction at Techport Australia, SA. Read full article

Phalanx Close-In-Weapon-System Delivered to Adelaide
18 Apr 2013

A key piece of the combat system for the Hobart Class Air Warfare Destroyers - the Phalanx Close-In-Weapon-System (CIWS) - has arrived in Adelaide. Read full article

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