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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

14 Feb 2020

US Navy doubles down on development of its next-gen large surface combatant

The US Navy is kick-starting a five-year research and development, design and testing period to replace the service’s large surface combatants (LSC)...
13 Feb 2020
Here we go again: Naval Group Australia CEO issues scathing challenge for Aussie industry
Naval Group Australia CEO John Davis has some very strong words about the readiness and capacity of Australia’s industry to support the nation’s ...
13 Feb 2020
Saab Australia to deliver ‘next generation’ Navy combat system
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds and Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price have announced the signing of an enterprise partnering agreement with Saa...
13 Feb 2020
Austal’s Australian operations approved to bid for US Navy ship support
Austal has confirmed that the company’s shipyards and service centres in Australia have been approved to bid for and provide support services, incl...
12 Feb 2020
More ships a focus for US budget, but 20% cut reveals mixed messages
US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has confirmed he is committed to a bigger fleet, but both bureaucrats and senior service personnel are concerned ab...
12 Feb 2020
Navy confirms Anzac Midlife Capability Assurance Program on track
Director General of Major Surface Ships Commodore Rob Elliott recently paid a visit to HMAS Anzac to check on the progress of the latest Anzac Class ...
11 Feb 2020
US Chief of Naval Operations hosts VADM Noonan with focus on Indo-Pacific
US Navy Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Mike Gilday hosted Chief of the Royal Australian Navy Vice Admiral Michael Noonan as part of a formal count...
11 Feb 2020
HMAS Toowoomba arrives in Middle East area of operations
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has announced that HMAS Toowoomba has arrived in Bahrain and commenced operations in the Middle East as part of Opera...
7 Feb 2020
Whatever happened to France’s Queen Elizabeth twin, the DEAC aircraft carrier?
In the lead up to the formalised design of the Royal Navy’s Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, then-design partner DCNS, now Naval Group, pres...
7 Feb 2020
Aussie industry to support Northrop Grumman’s AQS-24B minehunting system
Northrop Grumman has started to manufacture components of the AQS-24B towed minehunting system with Marand Precision Engineering in Australia at its M...

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