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21 November 2013

* 4  MR BROUGH: To ask the Minister representing the Minister for Defence—In respect of HMAS  Hobart , (a) is it still scheduled to be delivered in 2016, (b) what processes exist to routinely monitor the progress of the different aspects of the building process, and since 1 November 2011, (i) how many times has this process triggered alerts for unsatisfactory progress, (ii) in what specific areas were these deficiencies, and (iii) how were they corrected, and (c) have detailed plans for ‘test and evaluation’ and ‘introduction into service’ been developed, and will tests such as missile firings be conducted prior to ship delivery and acceptance.




Clerk of the House of Representatives