Media releases

French, Japanese, Korean delegations in Adelaide for naval inspections

Monday 25 May 2015

International interest in South Australia’s shipbuilding is revving up, hot on the heels of last weekend’s launch of the first of three Air Warfare Destroyers under construction at Techport Australia.

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Air Warfare Destroyer launch shows strength of SA shipbuilding

Saturday 23 May 2015

Premier Jay Weatherill has paid tribute to the thousands of workers who contributed to the launch of the first Air Warfare Destroyer today.

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Launch of first destroyer Hobart

Saturday 23 May 2015

A crowd of nearly 6,000 people are gathering at Techport Australia in Adelaide today to celebrate a major milestone - the launch of the first destroyer built as part of the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) program.

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SA builds support for submarines contract with European bidders

Tuesday 19 May 2015

The South Australian Government and industry delegates will ramp up efforts to secure the Future Submarine contract and protect local jobs by lobbying bidders in Europe this week.

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Key milestone for Air Warfare Destroyer project

Monday 03 February 2014

The Air Warfare Destroyer Project has reached a key milestone with the keel laying of the Hobart class AWD Ship 2, Brisbane.

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UPDATED 25 MAY 2015