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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

18 Oct 2021

Securing the Pacific

Australia’s long-standing support for its Pacific Island neighbours through the Pacific Patrol Boat Program (PPBP) has enabled smaller nations in th...
14 Oct 2021
State of play — Powering ahead with the SEA 5000 project
Three years have passed since the federal government selected BAE Systems Maritime Australia to deliver the Hunter Class frigate program. ...
14 Oct 2021
Leonardo Australia joins maritime security co-operative
The global defence prime has entered into a cross-sector partnership aimed at developing new space-enabled surveillance capability. ...
14 Oct 2021
Hunter Class frigates hit production milestone
The $35 billion shipbuilding program has achieved a major milestone, with the first steel prototype unit rolling off the production line. ...
11 Oct 2021
South Pacific defence ministers reaffirm enhanced regional security response
The annual South Pacific Defence Ministers’ Meeting (SPDMM) brought together defence ministers from Australia, Chile, Fiji, France, New Zealand, Pap...
11 Oct 2021
Submerged in scrutiny
In mid-September, the Commonwealth government scrapped the much scrutinised SEA 1000 contract in favour of locally built nuclear-powered submarines. S...
6 Oct 2021
Austal USA awarded contract for US Navy T-ATS ships
The US Navy has awarded Austal USA a US$145 million ($198.5 million) contract to build two towing, salvage, and rescue ships (T-ATS 11 and 12), its ...
6 Oct 2021
Thales Australia wins RAN torpedo contract
The prime has been selected to provide sustainment services for the Navy’s anti-submarine torpedo cache. ...
29 Sep 2021
German Navy frigate docks in Fremantle
A German frigate has arrived in Western Australia as part of a seven-month deployment in the region. ...
28 Sep 2021
Rohde & Schwarz, Thales win German frigate contract for comms and radar electronic support measures
Rohde & Schwarz confirmed that the companies had been selected to develop their R&S KORA communications and radar electronic support measures ...

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