NOW AND INTO THE FUTURE

NOW AND INTO THE FUTURE

Raytheon Australia has teamed with Austal and BMT in a bid to deliver a world class solution, carefully tailored to meet the Australian Army’s complex and demanding littoral manoeuvre requirements – now and into the future.

In collaboration with partners Austal and BMT, Raytheon Australia’s team has developed a future-ready, low-risk solution for Army’s LAND 8710 Phase 1A program, offering the Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel, or ILMV.

With more than 20 years of experience in delivering sovereign solutions on time and to budget, Raytheon Australia has the safe hands and know-how to introduce a purpose-designed operational capability into service.

The team has a proven Australian prime contractor, an experienced Australian shipbuilder and a world-class ship designer ready to deliver real capability for the Australian Army.

From design to build and introduction into service, our whole-of-life approach and expert team is ready now to commence work on this new capability.

Our team are focused on capability and ensuring that the Australian Army can harness the full operational potential of the LAND 8710-1A capability.

WORLD CLASS TEAM

Raytheon Australia has a trusted team of Australians ready to deliver this new and complex capability for the nation.

Offering a sovereign capability, Raytheon Australia’s team provides a set of safe and experienced hands to deliver the new Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel capability from design and build into effective service.

Our team has the proven design, people, processes, tools, capacity, shipyard, infrastructure and capability to deliver Australia’s current and future littoral manoeuvre capability.

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A SUPERIOR BUILD & LOCAL PRODUCTION DESIGN

Raytheon Australia has partnered with highly experienced and proven sovereign shipbuilder Austal to provide an unrivalled best build option for the Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel.

A leading Australian global shipbuilder, Austal is renowned for building and sustaining some of the world’s most advanced commercial and defence vessels. Uniquely, Austal has the local capability to lead production design at the shipyard – mitigating production issues early in the build process to meet budget and scheduled targets.

For more than 30 years, Austal has developed a highly skilled shipbuilding workforce of more than 5,500 employees worldwide, fully equipped shipyards and a capacity that is ready now to deliver for Army.

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A PROVEN DESIGN

Raytheon Australia has partnered with BMT – a leading Australian sovereign designer for amphibious and specialist ships – to offer a superior solution for the Australian Army’s LAND 8710 program. The Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel is an outstanding solution with a proven design that is ready to be delivered now. It has real capability with a real growth path, and margins for a future-ready Army.

Australianised for the Australian environment, the Australian ILMV is based on a fielded design that meets Army’s most critical requirements. The Australian ILMV solution provides low-performance risk, low-technology risk, low-commercial risk and a fast path to Initial Operational Capability.

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AN EXPERIENCED TEAM AND A FUTURE READY SOLUTION

The Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel is a fielded solution aligned with the Australian Army’s new and complex requirements for LAND 8710 Phase 1A.

Raytheon Australia, Austal and BMT comprise a team that is ready now to deliver a highly capable, whole-of-life and future-ready solution offering low-risk and superior capability for Army while also managing complex introduction to service activities.

The Australian ILMV is designed to deliver the capability, resilience and flexibility required to equip Army to achieve its goals across the full range of missions.

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Raytheon Australia has teamed with Austal and BMT in a bid to deliver a world class solution, carefully tailored to meet the Australian Army’s complex and demanding littoral manoeuvre requirements – now and into the future.

In collaboration with partners Austal and BMT, Raytheon Australia’s team has developed a future-ready, low-risk solution for Army’s LAND 8710 Phase 1A program, offering the Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel, or ILMV.

With more than 20 years of experience in delivering sovereign solutions on time and to budget, Raytheon Australia has the safe hands and know-how to introduce a purpose-designed operational capability into service.

The team has a proven Australian prime contractor, an experienced Australian shipbuilder and a world-class ship designer ready to deliver real capability for the Australian Army.

From design to build and introduction into service, our whole-of-life approach and expert team is ready now to commence work on this new capability.

Our team are focused on capability and ensuring that the Australian Army can harness the full operational potential of the LAND 8710-1A capability.

WORLD CLASS TEAM

Raytheon Australia has a trusted team of Australians ready to deliver this new and complex capability for the nation.

Offering a sovereign capability, Raytheon Australia’s team provides a set of safe and experienced hands to deliver the new Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel capability from design and build into effective service.

Our team has the proven design, people, processes, tools, capacity, shipyard, infrastructure and capability to deliver Australia’s current and future littoral manoeuvre capability.

LEARN MORE

A SUPERIOR BUILD & LOCAL PRODUCTION DESIGN

Raytheon Australia has partnered with highly experienced and proven sovereign shipbuilder Austal to provide an unrivalled best build option for the Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel.

A leading Australian global shipbuilder, Austal is renowned for building and sustaining some of the world’s most advanced commercial and defence vessels. Uniquely, Austal has the local capability to lead production design at the shipyard – mitigating production issues early in the build process to meet budget and scheduled targets.

For more than 30 years, Austal has developed a highly skilled shipbuilding workforce of more than 5,500 employees worldwide, fully equipped shipyards and a capacity that is ready now to deliver for Army.

LEARN MORE

A PROVEN DESIGN

Raytheon Australia has partnered with BMT – a leading Australian sovereign designer for amphibious and specialist ships – to offer a superior solution for the Australian Army’s LAND 8710 program. The Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel is an outstanding solution with a proven design that is ready to be delivered now. It has real capability with a real growth path, and margins for a future-ready Army.

Australianised for the Australian environment, the Australian ILMV is based on a fielded design that meets Army’s most critical requirements. The Australian ILMV solution provides low-performance risk, low-technology risk, low-commercial risk and a fast path to Initial Operational Capability.

LEARN MORE

AN EXPERIENCED TEAM AND A FUTURE READY SOLUTION

The Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel is a fielded solution aligned with the Australian Army’s new and complex requirements for LAND 8710 Phase 1A.

Raytheon Australia, Austal and BMT comprise a team that is ready now to deliver a highly capable, whole-of-life and future-ready solution offering low-risk and superior capability for Army while also managing complex introduction to service activities.

The Australian ILMV is designed to deliver the capability, resilience and flexibility required to equip Army to achieve its goals across the full range of missions.

LEARN MORE

We’re Ready with a
world-class team

Raytheon Australia has a trusted team of Australians ready to deliver this new and complex capability for the nation.

Offering a sovereign capability, Raytheon Australia’s team provides a set of safe and experienced hands to deliver the new Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel capability from design and build into effective service.

Our team has the proven design, people, processes, tools, capacity, shipyard, infrastructure and capability to deliver Australia’s current and future littoral manoeuvre capability.

Raytheon Australia offers a world-class solution to meet Army’s current and future littoral manoeuvre requirements, with a proven and fielded capability for the Australian environment.

Combining the pedigree of Raytheon Australia with experienced shipbuilders with production design qualifications from Austal and some of the world’s best naval architects and designers from BMT, the team is ready now to provide this critical capability for the nation.

RAYTHEON AUSTRALIA

PROVEN AUSTRALIAN PRIME

As prime, Raytheon Australia has the proven performance record and experience to manage the complex management and introduction to service activities required to bring the Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel to life. As a trusted defence capability partner, Raytheon Australia has been delivering solutions for the Australian Defence Force for more than 20 years. We know how to introduce ships into service and have an outstanding record of performance as a prime contractor delivering complex programs.

GLOBAL NAVAL DESIGNER

BMT is renowned for technical excellence with the world’s leading naval architects and has an exemplary record for the design and delivery of innovative vessels worldwide. BMT has invested 10 years and more than 100,000 design hours into perfecting the design base for the Australian ILMV, which we have evolved to meet the specific requirements of the Australian Army.

BMT
AUSTAL

EXPERIENCED AUSTRALIAN SHIPBUILDER

Austal has successfully delivered more ships to the ADF than any other shipbuilder in the modern era. We will transition the ILMV design work to Australia so that Austal can lead the production design and construction of the Australian ILMV. With an existing shipbuilding workforce and a shipyard that is ready now, our team is uniquely prepared to deliver this class of ships with low-production risk.

MATURE AND PROVEN DESIGN

Raytheon Australia’s solution offers low-commercial, strategic and operational risk. Combined with the right people for the job, and a proven vessel design that aligns with Army’s LAND 8710 Phase 1A needs. Leveraging an established design and tailoring it to meet the Australian Army’s specific requirements dramatically reduces the risks for achieving class certification, the time to complete design and production, and importantly that the design will achieve the required capability.

BUILDING SOVEREIGN CAPABILITY

Raytheon Australia, partnering with Austal and BMT, will deliver a sovereign capability while creating real work for local SMEs and the wider defence industry.

SUPPORTING THE INTRODUCTION OF SHIPS INTO SERVICE

The Australian ILMV’s introduction into service will be a complex job. The Raytheon Australia team has the full range of expertise to support the new vessels from design to build and into operational service.

Our team has supported introduction into service for the Royal Australian Navy’s Hobart class destroyers and is ready to support Army to optimise and reduce risk in the Australian ILMV introduction into service program.

This depth of knowledge is key to optimising the transition to service, minimising risk and delivering an end-to-end capability that is future ready.

We’re Ready with a world-class team

Raytheon Australia has a trusted team of Australians ready to deliver this new and complex capability for the nation.

Offering a sovereign capability, Raytheon Australia’s team provides a set of safe and experienced hands to deliver the new Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel capability from design and build into effective service.

Our team has the proven design, people, processes, tools, capacity, shipyard, infrastructure and capability to deliver Australia’s current and future littoral manoeuvre capability.

Raytheon Australia offers a world-class solution to meet Army’s current and future littoral manoeuvre requirements, with a proven and fielded capability for the Australian environment.

Combining the pedigree of Raytheon Australia with experienced shipbuilders with production design qualifications from Austal and some of the world’s best naval architects and designers from BMT, the team is ready now to provide this critical capability for the nation.

RAYTHEON AUSTRALIA

PROVEN AUSTRALIAN PRIME

As prime, Raytheon Australia has the proven performance record and experience to manage the complex management and introduction to service activities required to bring the Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel to life. As a trusted defence capability partner, Raytheon Australia has been delivering solutions for the Australian Defence Force for more than 20 years. We know how to introduce ships into service and have an outstanding record of performance as a prime contractor delivering complex programs.

BMT

GLOBAL NAVAL DESIGNER

BMT is renowned for technical excellence with the world’s leading naval architects and has an exemplary record for the design and delivery of innovative vessels worldwide. BMT has invested 10 years and more than 100,000 design hours into perfecting the design base for the Australian ILMV, which we have evolved to meet the specific requirements of the Australian Army.

AUSTAL

EXPERIENCED AUSTRALIAN SHIPBUILDER

Austal has successfully delivered more ships to the ADF than any other shipbuilder in the modern era. We will transition the ILMV design work to Australia so that Austal can lead the production design and construction of the Australian ILMV. With an existing shipbuilding workforce and a shipyard that is ready now, our team is uniquely prepared to deliver this class of ships with low-production risk.

MATURE AND PROVEN DESIGN

Raytheon Australia’s solution offers low-commercial, strategic and operational risk. Combined with the right people for the job, and a proven vessel design that aligns with Army’s LAND 8710 Phase 1A needs. Leveraging an established design and tailoring it to meet the Australian Army’s specific requirements dramatically reduces the risks for achieving class certification, the time to complete design and production, and importantly that the design will achieve the required capability.

SUPPORTING THE INTRODUCTION OF SHIPS INTO SERVICE

The Australian ILMV’s introduction into service will be a complex job. The Raytheon Australia team has the full range of expertise to support the new vessels from design to build and into operational service.

Our team has supported introduction into service for the Royal Australian Navy’s Hobart class destroyers and is ready to support Army to optimise and reduce risk in the Australian ILMV introduction into service program.

This depth of knowledge is key to optimising the transition to service, minimising risk and delivering an end-to-end capability that is future ready.

BUILDING SOVEREIGN CAPABILITY

Raytheon Australia, partnering with Austal and BMT, will deliver a sovereign capability while creating real work for local SMEs and the wider defence industry.

We’re Ready with a
proven design

Raytheon Australia has partnered with BMT – a leading Australian sovereign designer for amphibious and specialist ships – to offer a superior solution for the Australian Army’s LAND 8710 program. The Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel is an outstanding solution with a proven design that is ready to be delivered now. It has real capability with a real growth path, and margins for a future-ready Army.

Australianised for the Australian environment, the Australian ILMV is based on a fielded design that meets Army’s most critical requirements. The Australian ILMV solution provides low-performance risk, low-technology risk, low-commercial risk and a fast path to Initial Operational Capability

The Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel is an advanced and proven technology from the naval design specialists at BMT, a trusted Raytheon Australia defence industry partner renowned for technical innovation with extensive experience in successful operation and deployment of ship designs around the world.

PROVEN DESIGN

With more than 100,000 design hours invested in the Australian ILMV’s development over the past decade, the vessel has a strong design pedigree. Extensive design reviews have been successfully completed, with continuous fine-tuning focused on further reducing the risk of ship margin errors.

FUTURE-READY

Designed for Army in Motion, the Australian ILMV is future ready to support Army in its response to accelerated warfare. The Australian ILMV has an embedded growth margin for future capabilities that includes future payloads, sensors and effectors, further integration into the Army joint fires data networks, and autonomy.

UNIQUELY AUSTRALIAN

Raytheon Australia has established a highly credentialed sovereign naval design, engineering and deployment team with design authority vested in Australia. Our local knowledge and experience will support driving down program risk and optimising the Australian ILMV, tailored for Australian Army operations.

We’re Ready with a
proven design

Raytheon Australia has partnered with BMT – a leading Australian sovereign designer for amphibious and specialist ships – to offer a superior solution for the Australian Army’s LAND 8710 program. The Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel is an outstanding solution with a proven design that is ready to be delivered now. It has real capability with a real growth path, and margins for a future-ready Army.

Australianised for the Australian environment, the Australian ILMV is based on a fielded design that meets Army’s most critical requirements. The Australian ILMV solution provides low-performance risk, low-technology risk, low-commercial risk and a fast path to Initial Operational Capability

The Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel is an advanced and proven technology from the naval design specialists at BMT, a trusted Raytheon Australia defence industry partner renowned for technical innovation with extensive experience in successful operation and deployment of ship designs around the world.

PROVEN DESIGN

With more than 100,000 design hours invested in the Australian ILMV’s development over the past decade, the vessel has a strong design pedigree. Extensive design reviews have been successfully completed, with continuous fine-tuning focused on further reducing the risk of ship margin errors.

FUTURE-READY

Designed for Army in Motion, the Australian ILMV is future ready to support Army in its response to accelerated warfare. The Australian ILMV has an embedded growth margin for future capabilities that includes future payloads, sensors and effectors, further integration into the Army joint fires data networks, and autonomy.

UNIQUELY AUSTRALIAN

Raytheon Australia has established a highly credentialed sovereign naval design, engineering and deployment team with design authority vested in Australia. Our local knowledge and experience will support driving down program risk and optimising the Australian ILMV, tailored for Australian Army operations.

We’re Ready with a superior
build & local production design

Raytheon Australia has partnered with highly experienced and proven sovereign shipbuilder Austal to provide an unrivalled best build option for the Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel.

A leading Australian global shipbuilder, Austal is renowned for building and sustaining some of the world’s most advanced commercial and defence vessels. Uniquely, Austal has the local capability to lead production design at the shipyard – mitigating production issues early in the build process to meet budget and scheduled targets.

For more than 30 years, Austal has developed a highly skilled shipbuilding workforce of more than 5,500 employees worldwide, fully equipped shipyards and a capacity that is ready now to deliver for Army.

LOWEST PRODUCTION RISK

Raytheon Australia, Austal and BMT will work together to create a highly experienced and powerful partnership that will support de-risking design, build and sustainment of the Australian ILMV for Army.

Austal is one of Australia’s largest shipbuilders with a world-class operation and decades of Australian Defence Force experience.

The company has successfully built, delivered and sustained customised vessels for naval fleets around the world, including the next generation Cape Class patrol boats and Armidale Class patrol boats for the Royal Australian Navy, Guardian patrol boats for South Pacific nations, Expeditionary Fast Transport and Littoral Combat Ships for the US Navy and High-Speed Support Vessels for the Royal Navy of Oman.

NATIONAL CONTINUOUS SHIPBUILDING PLAN

Creating jobs and delivering economic benefit, Raytheon Australia’s solution will also keep highly skilled and experienced workforce in the shipbuilding industry and avoids losing valuable and skilled people to other sectors.

We’re Ready with a superior build & local production design

Raytheon Australia has partnered with highly experienced and proven sovereign shipbuilder Austal to provide an unrivalled best build option for the Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel.

A leading Australian global shipbuilder, Austal is renowned for building and sustaining some of the world’s most advanced commercial and defence vessels. Uniquely, Austal has the local capability to lead production design at the shipyard – mitigating production issues early in the build process to meet budget and scheduled targets.

For more than 30 years, Austal has developed a highly skilled shipbuilding workforce of more than 5,500 employees worldwide, fully equipped shipyards and a capacity that is ready now to deliver for Army.

LOWEST PRODUCTION RISK

Raytheon Australia, Austal and BMT will work together to create a highly experienced and powerful partnership that will support de-risking design, build and sustainment of the Australian ILMV for Army.

Austal is one of Australia’s largest shipbuilders with a world-class operation and decades of Australian Defence Force experience.

The company has successfully built, delivered and sustained customised vessels for naval fleets around the world, including the next generation Cape Class patrol boats and Armidale Class patrol boats for the Royal Australian Navy, Guardian patrol boats for South Pacific nations, Expeditionary Fast Transport and Littoral Combat Ships for the US Navy and High-Speed Support Vessels for the Royal Navy of Oman.

NATIONAL CONTINUOUS SHIPBUILDING PLAN

Creating jobs and delivering economic benefit, Raytheon Australia’s solution will also keep highly skilled and experienced workforce in the shipbuilding industry and avoids losing valuable and skilled people to other sectors.

We’re Ready with an experienced
team and a future ready solution

The Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel is a fielded solution aligned with the Australian Army’s new and complex requirements for LAND 8710 Phase 1A.

Raytheon Australia, Austal and BMT comprise a team that is ready now to deliver a highly capable, whole-of-life and future-ready solution offering low-risk and superior capability for Army while also managing complex introduction to service activities.

The Australian ILMV is designed to deliver the capability, resilience and flexibility required to equip Army to achieve its goals across the full range of missions.

Based on a proven design and carefully tailored for the Australian environment, Raytheon Australia’s team has created a robust and superior solution, backed by decades of specialist naval engineering, build and deployment experience.

We are safe hands for the Australian Army

Safe hands to introduce capability into service

Ready now, future ready

Ready to deliver

Raytheon Australia’s team will deliver a low-risk solution with a trusted group of Australians delivering for Australia, backed by the expertise of world-leading naval designers from BMT, and the industry leading build capability of Austal.

The solution, resulting from more than 100,000 hours of investment in the proven base design, meets the Australian Army’s need for low-commercial risk and enabling speed to contract. The Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel minimises failure in the nation’s critical shipbuilding program.

Bringing a new ship from design to operational service is a complex job. The Raytheon Australian team possesses the program management expertise to execute introduction to service activities on time and to budget, representing low-risk. Army has set a considered and ambitious Initial Operational Capability date that requires program commencement to be accelerated to achieve success – our team is ready now to start work now.

The Australian ILMV is future ready with a growth margin for Army in Motion as it responds to accelerated warfare. Growth margin is critical for future capability development, including future payloads, sensors and effectors, further integration into the Army joint fires data networks, and autonomy.

The Raytheon Australia team is fully equipped and ready to deliver a superior, whole-of-life ILMV solution that provides maximum value for Army.

The Raytheon Australia partnership is ready now to deliver for the complex LAND 8710 Phase 1A program.

Our team has the people, skills, infrastructure, knowledge and resources already in place and the capability to meet the Army’s needs.

In collaboration, Raytheon Australia, Austal and BMT bring the experience and pedigree most capable of delivering a low-risk solution.

We’re Ready with an experienced team and a future ready solution

The Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel is a fielded solution aligned with the Australian Army’s new and complex requirements for LAND 8710 Phase 1A.

Raytheon Australia, Austal and BMT comprise a team that is ready now to deliver a highly capable, whole-of-life and future-ready solution offering low-risk and superior capability for Army while also managing complex introduction to service activities.

The Australian ILMV is designed to deliver the capability, resilience and flexibility required to equip Army to achieve its goals across the full range of missions.

Based on a proven design and carefully tailored for the Australian environment, Raytheon Australia’s team has created a robust and superior solution, backed by decades of specialist naval engineering, build and deployment experience.

We are safe hands for the Australian Army

Raytheon Australia’s team will deliver a low-risk solution with a trusted group of Australians delivering for Australia, backed by the expertise of world-leading naval designers from BMT, and the industry leading build capability of Austal.

The solution, resulting from more than 100,000 hours of investment in the proven base design, meets the Australian Army’s need for low-commercial risk and enabling speed to contract. The Australian Independent Littoral Manoeuvre Vessel minimises failure in the nation’s critical shipbuilding program.

Safe hands to introduce capability into service

Bringing a new ship from design to operational service is a complex job. The Raytheon Australian team possesses the program management expertise to execute introduction to service activities on time and to budget, representing low-risk. Army has set a considered and ambitious Initial Operational Capability date that requires program commencement to be accelerated to achieve success – our team is ready now to start work now.

Ready now, future ready

The Australian ILMV is future ready with a growth margin for Army in Motion as it responds to accelerated warfare. Growth margin is critical for future capability development, including future payloads, sensors and effectors, further integration into the Army joint fires data networks, and autonomy.

The Raytheon Australia team is fully equipped and ready to deliver a superior, whole-of-life ILMV solution that provides maximum value for Army.

Ready to deliver

The Raytheon Australia partnership is ready now to deliver for the complex LAND 8710 Phase 1A program.

Our team has the people, skills, infrastructure, knowledge and resources already in place and the capability to meet the Army’s needs.

In collaboration, Raytheon Australia, Austal and BMT bring the experience and pedigree most capable of delivering a low-risk solution.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Contact your local Austal Sales Representative
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Please send emails to sales@austal.com