I learned about these interested drawings from another forum, and there are links to the sources given by other members below.
But a companion of mine believes that these are "fake drawings" made using some Australia's cruiser plan drawings and Photoshop.
I feel distressed.
So are these...
Re: Australia and the WNT - please see link below;
According to the Author, the government of Australia (if it chose) could likely have won excemption and retained HMAS Australia as an “Armoured Cruiser”. As others...
The Armidale-class should never have been built in the first place IMO. The Fremantle-class patrol boats should have been replaced by a Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) as was appreciated by the RAN - period!
Another ridiculous, embarrassing and costly cock-up by Australian Defence acquisition process:
I'm looking for information, drawings, pictures of models..... of the Tranfield Shipbuilding 'Joint Patrol Vessel' design submission for the Joint Australian/Malaysian program of the 1990's. The program originally entailed the need for 27 vessels for Malaysia and 12 vessels for...
Image of the Vickers proposal for a modified Invincible Class ship to replace HMAS Melbourne. The enlarged hangar and removal of Sea Dart are of note. Also Invincible image for comparison.
Two News Reports regarding the replacement of Australia's Collins Class:
Australia to sign new submarines deal with Japan as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Tony Abbott in Canberra
New Japanese submarines to cost Abbott Government $20 billion
It is increasingly looking like Australia will...
From the page 80 of the book: Cockatoo Island: Sydney's Historic Dockyard:
These cruisers are designed by Cockatoo Island naval Dockyards in 1924 and Vickers in 1929.
They resemble a...
Published on Jun 14, 2013
A computer-generated animation has been released today which highlights the multi-mission capability of the three naval destroyers being built as part of the Air Warfare Destroyer Project. AWD Alliance CEO Rod Equid said the animation will increase understanding of the...
At http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landing_Ship_Medium_Mk_II there is an article on an abortive Australian landing ship project. It says nothing however about the dimensions etc. of the ship as well as it contains no images.
Does anyone here know more on this project? Any info, esp. regarding the...
Profile and characteristics of the Gibbs & Cox SEA 4000 Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Evolved Design Option from 2006. This design was a variant of the Gibbs & Cox designed Arleigh Burke-class DDG. The names Hobart, Brisbane, and Sydney were announced by the Australian Minister for Defence on...
Artist's impression of Royal Australian Navy (RAN) light destroyer (DDL) project from 1966 to 1972.
For more information.
The IKL/HDW T.2000 was rated the highest on the initial tender submission but it would be wrong to say it was more developed than the winning Kockums T.471. For example the T.2000 would have needed more modification to carry the US technology Rockwell combat system than the T.471. The T.471 also...