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Royal Australian Navy Frigate returns service after AMCAP upgrade

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Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) HMAS Anzac frigate has returned to service as the second Anzac Class Frigate to undergo the Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program upgrade, RAN announced.

Anzac recently proceeded to her homeport of Fleet Base West, Garden Island, Western Australia, where she was joined by her sister ship Arunta who completed the program, known as AMCAP, in 2019.

The Platform Systems Remediation will see the upgrade of systems such as propulsion control, fridges, waste management and water production.

The third ship to undergo AMCAP is HMAS Warramunga, which is currently docked at Henderson Shipyard.

The upgrade program is being undertaken by Navy and the Warship Asset Management Agreement which is a four-way alliance between the Commonwealth’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, Saab Australia, BAE Systems and Naval Ship Management Australia.

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