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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

21 Jan 2022

Israel places order for three Dakar Class subs from thyssenkrupp Marine Systems

Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has confirmed that the company intends to enter into an agreement with the Israeli Ministry of Defence for the delivery of...
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17 Jan 2022
HENSOLDT fits Norwegian and German submarines with digitised optronics capabilities
Under the agreement, sensor provider HENSOLDT has agreed to equip the U212 CD submarines with digitised sensor capabilities. ...
10 Jan 2022
Unmanned maritime vessels: Military gamechanger or expensive prototype?
Findings from the littoral combat ship (LCS) in the United States, a vessel that boasts a streamlined crew of 40 members, has demonstrated that reduce...
23 Dec 2021
Austal delivers littoral combat ship USS Canberra to US Navy
Austal USA delivered its second Independence Cass littoral combat ship (LCS) to the US Navy for 2021, with an additional four still under constructio...
23 Dec 2021
Britain to deploy Carrier Strike Group in 2022
The UK Ministry of Defence confirmed that the UK Carrier Strike Group, including the HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Queen Elizabeth, would again deploy i...
22 Dec 2021
Taiwan is not a ‘chess piece’, warns China
In the past two years, Beijing has stepped up military and diplomatic pressure to assert its sovereignty claims over Taiwan, angering Taipei and causi...
20 Dec 2021
HMAS Sirius decommissioned after 15 years in service for RAN
Royal Australian Navy support ship, HMAS Sirius, was decommissioned in Perth’s Fleet Base West after 15 years of service this week. ...
20 Dec 2021
Serco’s Antarctic voyage departs Hobart
The crew onboard the RSV Nuyina left Hobart for the Davis and Casey research stations, transporting 33 expeditioners and 1,500 tonnes of cargo to the ...
16 Dec 2021
First Arafura Class offshore patrol vessel launches in Osborne
The Arafura, the Royal Australian Navy’s first Arafura Class offshore patrol vessel, was launched in Osborne having begun construction in 2018. ...
16 Dec 2021
Lockheed Martin Australia lands Aegis deal for RAN destroyers
The defence prime has secured a design contract to help bolster the RAN’s sea-based integrated air and missile defence capabilities. ...

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Jan 21 2022
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