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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

11 May 2021

Leidos completes acquisition of Gibbs & Cox

The global defence company has finalised its major deal to purchase the maritime engineering firm in a bid to expand its offering. ...
Guardian Class patrol boat delivered to Solomon Islands
11 May 2021
Guardian Class patrol boat delivered to Solomon Islands
The ADF has handed over a second patrol boat to the nation as part of a broader program to bolster maritime security in the region. ...
7 May 2021
RAN, French Navy rendezvous in South China Sea
The navies have conducted a number of joint exercises during a voyage through the South China Sea. ...
7 May 2021
BAE Systems wins new US$76m US Navy contract
The prime has secured a contract to deliver additional VLS canisters to the US Navy. ...
5 May 2021
HMAS Cairns to receive $155m upgrade
The federal government is undertaking a $155 million upgrade to HMAS Cairns as part of the Navy Capability Infrastructure Sub-program, in line with th...
4 May 2021
Australia, US, UK, France conduct joint sea mine training in Arabian Gulf
The Royal Australian Navy recently completed a joint sea mine training exercise, Artemis Trident, in the Arabian Gulf alongside the UK, US and Franc...
30 Apr 2021
Op-Ed: Industry confidence in future submarine project sunk
"We’re six years and $2 billion into the project and Australian industry isn’t happy. And they shouldn’t be." Senator Rex Patrick compiled hi...
30 Apr 2021
Austal to offload joint venture with Chinese firm
The ASX-listed prime has unveiled plans to sell its stake in a joint venture with a Chinese shipbuilding company, in a bid to redirect resources to it...
29 Apr 2021
Saab, US Navy sign radar agreement
Saab confirmed that the US Navy has given three Saab radars the greenlight to enter production for 2022 delivery. ...
28 Apr 2021
Thales, Lockheed deliver submarine sensors to US Navy
Thales is expected to deliver Lockheed Martin with up to 55 anti-submarine sensors for use onboard the MH-60R, to be delivered to US and other global ...

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May 11 2021
Government bolsters national security spending
The Commonwealth government has released its 2021-22 Budget, announcing a number of measures aimed at enhancing national security,...
May 11 2021
Space Force releases new service objectives
The United States Space Force has released its “Vision for a Digital Service” to support the progress of the service. ...
May 11 2021
Northrop Grumman to ‘prototype’ enhanced sense and avoid systems for Triton
Northrop Grumman is expected to partner with L3Harris and Thales joint venture Aviation Communications & Surveillance Systems ...