Oct 13, 2014
Navantia signed a contract with Australia for the analysis of two logistics ships
Company officials explained that this study will last for approximately eight months and to analyze the feasibility of a redesigned combat supply ship ( BAC ) based on the specific requirements of the ship from Australian Cantabria , designed and built by Spanish public shipyards for the Spanish Armada .
Navantia has been shortlisted, along with South Korea's DSME as a possible supplier of ships.
In the Australian market, recently the Commonwealth of Australia has accepted the Canberra , first of two amphibious ships ALHD built by Navantia and the company BAE Systems .
The BAC Cantabria , delivered by Navantia in 2010, was deployed for several months in Australia with a mission to integrate and operate with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).