Austal announced that it has delivered RNOV Al Mubshir to the Royal Navy of Oman.
The RNOV Al Mubshir is the first of two 72-metre High Speed Support Vessels (HSSVs) to be delivered to the Royal Navy of Oman under a US$124.9 million design, construct and integrated logistics support contract.
Austal commenced construction of the HSSVs in August 2014 at its Henderson, Western Australia shipyard, with the second HSSV scheduled to be delivered later in CY2016, in line with the contract.
The HSSV offers a range of capabilities to support naval operations, including helicopter operations, rapid deployment of military personnel and cargo, and search and rescue operations. The vessels are expected to be deployed with a similar mission to the U.S. Navy’s Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) program.
Austal Chief Executive Officer David Singleton said, “Construction of the second HSSV is progressing well and on track for delivery to the Royal Navy of Oman later this year.
BAE Systems has started final assembly of the first Typhoon jet for delivery to the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO). The assembly of the Typhoon fuselage, wings and undercarriage using special automated alignment facilities which use laser-trackers and computer-automated jacks has been started, The company said in a statement last Thursday
Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine) on Thursday held the interim delivery of the first vessel RNOV Al Seeb as well as naming ceremony for the second Patrol Vessel (PV), RNOV Shinas, built for Royal Navy of Oman (RNO). ST Marine won the contract to design and build four PVs for the RNO in 2012
Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) has delivered the second of four Patrol Vessel (PV) to Oman. The contract for the design and build four Al-Ofouq Class of PVs was awarded by the Ministry of Defence of the Sultanate of Oman through a competitive international tender in April 2012
Austal Australia has engaged in discussion with local suppliers for Austal and German ship-design firm Fassmer's joint bid for the Australian Navy's $3 billion Offshore Patrol Vessel program. The Australian firm engaged in discussion in a forum at Bendigo, Victoria, in Australia, the company announced Wednesday
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