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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

28 May 2020

Upgunning OPVs doesn’t address the issue of securing sea lanes

ASPI defence economist Marcus Hellyer has called for the Royal Australian Navy’s new Arafura Class to be ‘upgunned’ by incorporating a suite of...
27 May 2020
US warship unleashes new laser on drone during tests
The USS Portland has taken down a target drone with a solid-state laser this week in its first live target test. This is the first step in the US Navy...
26 May 2020
EOI sought for next-gen maritime electronic warfare capabilities
Defence is seeking expressions of interest to support the research and development of next-generation maritime-based electronic warfare capabilities, ...
25 May 2020
The Italian Job: Italian Navy completes F-35B upgrade of Cavour aircraft carrier
The Italian Navy has celebrated a major milestone in the life of its LHD/aircraft carrier hybrid, the Cavour, following a 16-month complex overhaul ...
25 May 2020
Industry partner congratulates Navy on commissioning of HMAS Sydney
Lockheed Martin Australia has officially congratulated the Royal Australian Navy on the commissioning of the third and final Hobart Class guided-mis...
25 May 2020
Northrop Grumman builds US Navy very lightweight torpedoes
Northrop Grumman has successfully manufactured and tested the first industry-built Very Lightweight Torpedo (VLWT) for the US Navy. The prototype torp...
22 May 2020
BAE and ASC Hunter Class shipbuilding briefing steams ahead
Ahead of ASC Shipbuilding awarding contracts to Australian businesses to support the Hunter Class Frigate Program’s (HCFP) prototyping phase, which ...
22 May 2020
L3Harris Technologies, Ultra Electronics and Indianic Group form local alliance for SEA 1350 bid
L3Harris Technologies has announced an alliance agreement with Ultra Electronics and Indianic Group for the development of the Royal Australian Navy...
22 May 2020
HMAS Adelaide’s dive team sharpen their skills
The 10-strong ship’s dive team recently participated in exercises off Townsville that helped satisfy training commitments for diving emergency drill...
22 May 2020
USS Theodore Roosevelt returns to sea post-COVID outbreak
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is underway for the first time since arriving in Guam in late-March due to an outbreak of COVID-19. The ship left Nava...

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