Babcock, under the Naval Ship Management (NSM) joint venture, has been awarded a further five-year contract, worth around $200 million, to provide maintenance support services to the Australian Navy’s Anzac Class frigates.
The new contract awarded to NSM, the 50/50 joint venture between Babcock an UGL, is an extension of the contract signed in April 2016, Defence Connect reports.
The program extension agreement, commencing this month, will see NSM deliver engineering services for the sustainment and total asset management of the eight frigates as part of the long-term Australian Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA).
The Anzac class is based on the German Meko 200 frigate design with eight ships constructed in Australia for the Royal Australian Navy.
Anzac class is a long-range frigate capable of air defence, surface and undersea warfare, surveillance, reconnaissance and interdiction. The ships are fitted with an advanced package of air and surface surveillance radars; omni-directional hull mounted sonar and electronic support systems that interface with the state-of-the-art 9LV453 Mk3E combat data system. They can counter simultaneous threats from aircraft, surface vessels and submarines.
Leonardo established a new site in Western Australia through its subsidiary Selex ES Australia Pty Ltd, which will be the regional hub for engineering, integration, installation and life support, to delivery defense contracts with local firms. The new site will play a key role in Leonardo's delivery as prime system integrator of the SEA1442 phase 4 solution
The New Zealand's ANZAC frigate systems upgrade project has completed the combat system critical design review. Lockheed Martin Canada claimed that it is major milestone in modernization of the Royal New Zealand Navy's two ANZAC Class ships, the company announced Thursday
The contract is expected to be valued at A$300 million (c £200 million) over an initial five year period, with an option to extend for a further five years. The final contract is expected to be signed by the end of June 2012 and become operational, after a transitional phase, on 1 January 2013
Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Jason Clare today announced that the Government has approved the upgrade of all eight of the Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac Class frigates with an advanced Anti-Ship Missile Defence system. The total project cost is in excess of $650 million, including the funds already spent upgrading HMAS Perth
Saab has received an order from the Australian Government under the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) that will see the continuation of sustainment for Navys ANZAC-class frigates. WAMA is a strategic partnership which includes Saab Australia, BAE Systems Australia Defence and Naval Ship Management Australia
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $700 million contract by Australias Defense Ministry for the Future Submarine Combat System Design, Build and Integration, Minister for Defence Industry, Christopher Pyne announced Thursday. “Today marks a further step forward in our partnership with Lockheed Martin Australia in delivering a fleet of regionally superior submarines to Australia,” Minister Pyne said
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