December 15, 2015

Australian Defence Minister Visits Austal

On Wednesday, 16th December 2015 Austal welcomed the Australian Minister for Defence, Senator Marise Payne, to Austal’s Western Australian shipyard for a look at the company’s naval vessel design, construction and sustainment capabilities.

The Defence Minister’s delegation, which included Senator Linda Reynolds and Senator Chris Back, was joined by Western Australia Premier, Colin Barnett and Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett for a tour of one of two OPV-sized High Speed Support Vessels; designed and constructed by Austal for the Royal Navy of Oman.

Inspecting one of the two OPV-sized High Speed Support Vessels designed and constructed at Austal's Western Australia shipyard are (from left); Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett, Senator Linda Reynolds, Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, Minister for Defence Senator Marise Payne, Senator Chris Back and Austal Programs Manager, Ben Wardle.

Further Information

Contact: Austal
Phone: 61 8 9410 1111
Fax: 61 8 9410 2564