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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

21 Jan 2020

US approves US$1.5bn FMS to support RAN’s major surface combatants

The US Department of State and Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has approved a potential US$1.5 billion ($2.1 billion) contract to modernise...
20 Jan 2020
Submarine Institute responds to ANAO report into future sub program
The Submarine Institute of Australia (SIA) has welcomed the independent audit performance report on the progress of the Future Submarine Program rel...
17 Jan 2020
Germany turns back on EU, shifting to protect local defence industry
European powerhouse Germany has rocked the boat following a Dutch company securing a US$6.7 billion shipbuilding deal for the German Navy, forcing a ...
17 Jan 2020
Defence leadership responds to troubling ANAO sub report
Greg Moriarty, Secretary of the Department of Defence; Chief of Defence, General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC; Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Mike Noonan, AO;...
16 Jan 2020
US Navy surface force commander discusses three points to own future fight
Commander of the US Naval Surface Forces, Vice Admiral Richard Brown, has used an address to the 32nd Annual Surface Navy Association (SNA) Symposium...
16 Jan 2020
Young Endeavour sets sail for 2020 youth program
The next generation of young Australians are building their leadership, teamwork and resilience skills on board the Royal Australian Navy ship Young E...
15 Jan 2020
$80bn future submarine program runs aground, again
The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has released a scathing review into the nation’s largest defence program – the $80 billion Attack Cla...
15 Jan 2020
Preparing the nation for a truly sovereign naval shipbuilding capability
2020 is shaping up to be a big year for the government’s $95 billion Naval Shipbuilding Program. As the multibillion-dollar Arafura Class and Hunter...
14 Jan 2020
US Navy leadership refuses to accept ‘hollow force’ in face of future challenges
As the US Navy pursues its goal of 355 ships, acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly has stressed the importance of maintaining the qualitative edg...
14 Jan 2020
Expanded Training Systems Centre ready to train next-gen Navy crews
Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price has announced the completion of the $24 million extension of the Navy Training Systems Centre at Randwick Bar...

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