Airspeed and Naval Group to enter composites design competition

Submarine builder Naval Group and composites manufacturer Airspeed have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter a design competition organised by Lockheed Martin Australia. Lockheed is a major contractor for systems for the Attack Class submarine which will be built in Adelaide by Naval Group itself. The two companies, strangely including the submarine builder…

Naval Group promotes future submarine supplier programme

France’s Naval Group which is to build Australia’s future submarines in Adelaide has plans for the programme to be a catalyst for unprecedented industry collaboration and development. Naval Group and its initial Australian manufacturing partners took to social media to promote the supplier programme which will guide local involvement in this strategic and complex national…

Naval Group set to buy equipment for sub construction

Naval Group Australia has begun planning to procure equipment for its Adelaide operation which will construct 12 Attack class submarines for the Royal Australian Navy.. The company has issued a call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from Australian firms. Naval Group is working with the Industry Capability Network (ICN) to find those with the capability…

Naval ship infrastructure steps up in the west

The Western Australian government has released a draft strategic infrastructure and land use plan to guide the development of its naval shipbuilding and marine engineering precinct at Henderson south of Perth. The Australian Marine Complex Draft Strategic Infrastructure and Land Use Plan envisages the freeing up of new waterside land and the creation of new…