Australia: AWD Alliance signs procurement contracts

Greg Combet, the Australian Minister for Defence Science, Personnel and Materiel, yesterday announced that the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance has signed several procurement contracts relating to the combat system of the new Hobart-class AWDs. These procurements for the combat system on the destroyers and for shipbuilding work and supplies were recently completed by the AWD Alliance. “These procurements demonstrate the… continuing transition… from planning and decision-making to execution of this national building project,” Mr Combet said.