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Work proceeds on Attack-class design

18th July 2019 - 00:58 GMT | by Tim Fish in Auckland


The design of Australia’s new Attack-class submarines is set to mature rapidly under the next phase of the Sea 1000 programme.

A submarine design contract (SDC) was signed with Naval Group in March, following the completion of the Strategic Partnership Agreement in February.

Under the SDC, Naval Group will source over 100 critical components and pieces of main equipment that will contribute to the design solution and provide opportunities for Australian industry.

A Naval Group spokesperson told Shephard that MTU has been selected to supply diesel generators for the submarine, but other major suppliers of the electric motor,

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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