Australian Navy upgrading Collins-class submarines

first_img Royal Australian Navy’s Collins-class submarines are set to receive upgraded control and communications systems under two separate contracts announced by the Australian government on October 4.The first project addresses obsolescence in the control system to allow safe operation of the submarines, while the second provides improved submarine communications capability.“On average, 120 people per year across New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia will be employed over the life of the program,” Australian defense industry minister Christopher Pyne said.“Combined the projects will inject approximately $540 million into the Australian economy over the next 20 years, with $300 million going into South Australia, $65 million to New South Wales, and $175 million to Western Australia.”While ASC will manage the integration of the updated systems, Defence has engaged SAAB Australia to update the control system.Raytheon Australia, Collins combat systems integrator, will be in charge of coordinating the communications upgrade. Authorities October 4, 2017 Australian Navy upgrading Collins-class submarines Back to overview,Home naval-today Australian Navy upgrading Collins-class submarines center_img View post tag: Collins-Class View post tag: Royal Australian Navy Share this articlelast_img read more

Family First at the World Congress of Families

first_imgFamily First is currently at the World Congress of Families (WCF) which is the premier global gathering of parents, youth, lawmakers, scholars, religious leaders, and advocates united to support the natural family—and for the first time in history, the global gathering is in the United States. It’s a massive four-day event. www.wcf9.orglast_img