Naval Warfare

Hunter-class programme begins prototyping phase

21st December 2020 - 11:15 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Five representative ship blocks to be manufactured and assembled.

Prototyping work has begun on the Hunter-class frigate programme for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), shipbuilder BAE Systems Australia announced on 18 December.

During this phase, five representative ship blocks will be manufactured and assembled. Systems, processes, facilities and workforce competencies will be established and tested, providing a solid operational ...

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