The National Shipbuilding Research Program, 1990 Ship Production Symposium, Paper No. 2A-1: Acquisition of Ten ANZAC Frigates
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE CANBERRA (AUSTRALIA)
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Australian Marine Engineering Consolidated AMECON of Wllliamstown Victoria was awarded a contract in September 1989 to build 10 ANZAC Fngates 8 for the Royal Australian Navy and 2 for the Royal New Zealand Navy. The contract and the signing by the Defence Ministers of Australia and New Zealand of an agreement for the construction of the frigates culminated six years of lead-up work but had its genesis on the shores of Gallipoli 75 years ago. This paper addresses the lead-up actvities including the establishment of a joint project oflce Australian and New Zealand Defenoe Committee involvement tendenng evaluation and negotiation. The paper also provides an overview of the ship construction techniques and the division of work.
- Marine Engineering