Navantia selects joint venture to supply frigate management system

28 February 2018

Navantia Australia has selected its joint venture (JV) with Adelaide-based Sage Automation to support its bid to meet the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) requirement for next-generation frigates under project Sea 5000.

Navantia said on 1 March that it has selected Navantia Sage Automation Group (NSAG) to supply the integrated platform management system (IPMS) on board its proposed F-5000 model, which the Spanish shipbuilding group is offering for the USD25 billion Sea 5000 contract.

Under the arrangement, Navantia said it will transfer technologies to NSAG to enable its joint venture to undertake the regional management, development, and sustainment of the IPMS system on the RAN’s future frigates.

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