Equipping Defence

Collins Class Submarine reliability and sustainability

Image of a Collins Class Submarine
Project Number:
SEA 1439 Phase 3
Service:
Royal Australian Navy
Sector:
Maritime

Project description

SEA 1439 Phase 3 is a program of upgrades to Collins Class platform systems and shore infrastructure to improve the Class reliability, sustainability, safety and capability for each of the six submarines.

Deliverable Original Planned Achieved / Forecast Notes

Project Year of Commencement

Sep 2000

Initial Materiel Release (IMR)

N/A Jan 2011

Initial Operational Capability (IOC)

Aug 2006 Oct 2007

IOC is linked to completion of the FOC SAT. Variance due to changes in docking maintenance schedule since original MAA.

Final Materiel Release (FMR)

Oct 2022 Oct 2022

Final Operational Capability (FOC)

Jun 2014 Sep 2022

Variance due to changes in docking maintenance schedule since original MAA.

Content is current as at December 2014 and will be updated annually.

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