Rubicon Associates primarily supports Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and other Australian Defence maritime projects throughout the vessel lifecycle.

Our multi-disciplinary team are established experts in defence engineering consulting related to the design, build, maintenance, and repair of naval platforms. 

We have delivered numerous and varied Defence projects in Australia, developing relationships with partners, end clients and prime contractors in Australia, including the Commonwealth’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG), Navantia Australia, BAE Systems Australia, and Atlantic and Peninsula Australia.

Our naval architecture and marine engineering services are complemented by consulting support in program and project management, contracts and procurement, training and certification.

Rubicon Associates focus is complex naval and maritime projects, and we have the technical expertise, management experience and comprehensive support network that enables us to provide the highest quality service across all disciplines, including:

Collectively, Rubicon Associate’s Subject Matter Experts have experience, including involvement in elements of the design, construction, integration, or through-life support of most Royal Australian Navy (RAN) platforms, including:

  • ANZAC Class Frigates
  • COLLINS Class submarines
  • CANBERRA Class, LHDs
  • HOBART Class Air Warfare Destroyers (DDG)
  • SUPPLY Class AOR (Oilers)
  • Hydrographic Ships, and
  • HUON Class Coastal Minehunters

Our team has expertise in ship design, construction, integration, trials, sustainment, project management and operations and are well versed in the challenges that naval vessels incur during their lifetime.

As an independent service provider, our teams respond directly to the needs of our customers, delivering responsive support for design, design review, and commercial evaluation. This approach, delivering consistently on quality, schedule, and value, is woven into our business.

Technical expertise, independent thinking, and flexibility are the hallmarks of our service.

Rubicon Associates is a DISP member and operates an integrated management system accredited to ISO Standards.

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