Navantia Signs Platform Design Services Contract with Royal Australian Navy

19.07.2016 Australia
Navantia Signs Platform Design Services Contract with Royal Australian Navy

Navantia Signs Platform Design Services Contract with Royal Australian Navy

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Navantia has signed in Sydney a new contract with the Capabilty and Sustainement Group (CASG), for Platform Design Services, which means a strong support of Navantia in Australia.

This contract will allow Navantia Australia to provide services as engineering, technical assistance etc. directly to the client (CASG) for the ALHDs and LLCs, which Navantia designed for Australia.  It is a very relevant agreement for Navantia Australia's interests, since it establishes a direct channel of provision of services with the Royal Australian Navy that will permit to tighten relationships, and to open new opportunities to provide services fundamentally from Australia.

For Navantia, this milestone is one more step in the direction of increasing its local capability and penetrating as trustworthy supplier into Australia, as well as an accolade in the confidence deposited in Navantia Australia.

The Spanish shipbuilder Navantia is a world reference in the design, construction and integration of state-of-the-art war ships, as well as ship repairs & modernizations.  It is also engaged in the design and manufacture of Integrated Platform Management Systems, Fire Control Systems, Command and Control systems, Propulsion Plants and through life support for all its products. Even though its main line of activity is in the naval field, Navantia designs and manufactures systems for the Army and the Air Force.

NAVANTIA belongs to Grupo SEPI, a corporate holding which includes a total of 16 state-owned companies in which it has direct, majority shareholding participations, with a final workforce of approximately 73,000 professionals in 2014; the Spanish state-owned television and radio corporation, Corporación Radiotelevisión Española, which is attached to SEPI, and one public foundation. Equally, SEPI has direct minority shareholdings in a further ten companies, and indirect shareholdings in more than one hundred companies.

Photo (From left to right): Nicolás Sibello (Financial Director Navantia Australia), Francisco Barón (Director of Navantia Australia), Paul Heiskanen (LHD Sustainment Project Office Commercial Director), and  LHD Sustainment Project Office Director

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