Lockheed Martin Australia - Future Submarine
Future Submarine Combat System Program
Lockheed Martin Australia is the combat system integrator for Australia's Future Submarine Program, partnering with the Department of Defence and Naval Group to design and integrate the combat system for the future fleet.
Lockheed Martin Australia (LMA) is committed to maximising opportunities for Australian industry involvement through all phases of the Future Submarine Program and are seeking interest from industry to inform the design phase of the program.
The Future Submarine Combat System Program presents an opportunity for Australian Industry to participate in an exciting and strategically important program to build and maintain an enduring and regionally superior Australian submarine capability. This is a long Program and the technological solutions potentially sought may not necessarily have been invented yet. Therefore, Research and Development (R&D) will play an integral function in the successful delivery of the Program.
LMA invites companies to register their interest in participating in the Combat System Program for consideration to receive Request for Quotation for systems and subsystems as detailed below.
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Research and Development (R&D)
The Research and Development (R&D) program has been developed to support and respond to the short- and long-term capability and technology needs for the Future Submarine Program.
The R&D Program aims to:
• Drive capability improvement over the life of the Future Submarine
• Meet the Future Submarine’s lifecycle operational needs
• Support the establishment of an Australian industrial capability necessary to support the build, operation and sustainment of the Future Submarine.
Please note that in relation to the documents supplied as part of the R&D activity detailed below, copies of the Non-Disclosure Agreement, Confidentiality Agreement and Conditions of Contract are provided for reference only in regards to each separate work package. These documents should not be submitted independent of a work package.
Naval Group of France was announced as Australia's international partner for the design of the Future Submarine in April 2016 and a Design and Mobilisation Contract was signed on 30 September 2016. To register interest in becoming a supplier to Naval Group click HERE.
For more information on the Future Submarine Program click HERE.
Project at a glance
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