The Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CAS) organization of the Australian Department of Defense has awarded the Spanish shipbuilder Navantia a contract worth $640 million to build and deliver two replenishment ships for the Royal Australian Navy.

In addition, an initial $250 million, five-year sustainment contract also signed with Navantia will be undertaken in Australia. The ships to be supplied to Australia will be based on the company’s BAC (Buque de Aprovisionamiento de Combate) design.

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