Search This Blog

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Destroyer project now three years behind schedule

The $8 billion project to build Australia’s most powerful warships — already bedevilled by cost and schedule overruns — will run at least an extra year late with the first ship not due for delivery until 2017.

The latest delay pushes delivery out three years behind schedule and was revealed by senior defence official Colin Thorne from the Defence Materiel Organisation.

He has read a damning but secret report into the Hobart Class Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Program by naval shipbuilding experts Don Winter and John White, that the government refuses to release.

Read more

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: only a member of this blog may post a comment.

Fair Use Notice

This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner.

The material is being made available in an effort to advance understanding arms trade activities, for non-profit research and educational purposes only.

I believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law.

If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use,' you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

This is a completely non-commercial site for private personal use. No fee is charged, and no money is made off of the operation of this site.