ASC wins contract to continue submariner training
Australia’s sovereign submarine company, ASC, has signed a contract with the Royal
Australian Navy for the continued provision of Collins Class submariner training
For the past 25 years ASC has been a trusted partner in delivering submariner training at
the Submarine Training and Systems Centre at HMAS Stirling in Western Australia.
ASC Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Stuart Whiley said he looks
forward to continuing the longstanding and collaborative partnership with the Royal
Australian Navy and its submariners.
“ASC is committed to working closely with Navy to ensure submarine crews have the
skills and knowledge to operate the Collins Class submarines safely and effectively,” Mr
“As part of our training offering, ASC uses innovative training techniques such virtual
reality and simulation in order to enhance submarine familiarity and maintenance
“We’re proud to play a role in firstly building the Collins Class submarines, now
maintaining and upgrading them, and also training the crews that sail on them,” he said.
In a statement announcing the signing, Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise
Payne, said the contract ensures all submarine crews will have the skills and knowledge
to operate the Collins Class submarines safely and effectively.
More than 1,100 submariners have been trained at the Submarine Training and Systems
Centre over the last 25 years.
Training tempo has increased in recent years to meet the requirements of significantly
increased submarine availability.
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