David Brown Santasalo joins BAE SEA5000 team


Industrial gearing services company, David Brown Santasalo has joined BAE Systems’ team for the Royal Australian Navy’s SEA5000 Future Frigate requirement.

The company is a leader in mechanical power transmissions in the mining, power generation, oil & gas, land and naval defence industries. It has its primary manufacturing centre in Bulli in NSW, and operates three service centres in Mackay, Melbourne and Perth

“Localisation is at the core of both our business and our participation in the SEA 5000 Future Frigate program,” David Brown Santasalo Managing Director, Dean Leydecker said in a statement.

“We are delighted to be working with BAE Systems to provide a solution that not only provides a state of the art anti-submarine warfare (ASW) vessel for the Commonwealth of Australia, but also benefits the Australian economy and provides work for local people and businesses. We are excited to support BAE Systems with their Global Combat Ship-Australia (GCS-A) offering as it represents significant opportunities for local industry development and employment for our future generations.”