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All six of Australia's Collins-class submarines to undergo life-of-type extensions

Australian Defence Minister Peter Dutton has confirmed that all six of the Royal Australian Navy's (RAN's) Collins-class submarines will undergo major life-of-type extensions (LOTEs) to avoid a capability gap prior to the anticipated entry i...

Australian Defence Minister Peter Dutton has confirmed that all six of the Royal Australian Navy's (RAN's) Collins-class submarines will undergo major life-of-type extensions (LOTEs) to avoid a capability gap prior to the anticipated entry into service of the first of 12 Attack-class replacements in the mid-2030s.RAN Collins-class submarines HMAS Collins , HMAS Farncomb , HMAS Dechaineux, and HMAS Sheean in formation while transiting through Cockburn Sound, Western Australia, in February 2019.All six of the RAN's Collins-class boats will undergo major life-of-type extensions.Read the full article via the Client Login Interested in subscribing, see What we do Share Armed forces Australia Defence technology developments Equipment in service Navy Equipment modernisation, replacement and deletion Modernisation Navy Sea vehicles Submarines Sweden Australian Defence Minister Peter Dutton has confirmed that all six of the Royal Australian Navy's (.

Detailed construction of the first of the diesel-electric Attack-class boats at Osborne near Adelaide is scheduled to begin in 2025/26 with entry to service expected about 2035.(Commonwealth of Australia) Dutton's comments preceded a meeting set to be held in France between Prime Minister Scott Morrison and French President Emmanuel Macron in which concerns over progress on the AUD90 billion (USD69.

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