15 Jan 2019

2019 shaping up as a big year for US Navy Future Frigate program

2019 will be a big year for the US Navy and its pursuit of a Future Frigate (FFG[X]) to provide the force with an up-armed, interoperable surface comb...
14 Jan 2019
US successfully demonstrates hypersonic rounds for 5" Navy guns
The US Navy has successfully fired 20 hyper-velocity projectiles (HVP) from the standard Mk 45 five-inch naval gun as part of a test conducted during ...
14 Jan 2019
Focusing on Navy’s future capabilities: On point with RADM Jonathan Mead
Relationships are critical to the successful transformation of the Royal Australian Navy. For Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, Commander Australian Fleet,...
11 Jan 2019
MBDA showcases next-gen anti-surface Mistral missile capabilities
Europe-based MBDA has successfully demonstrated the use of the Mistral missile system against fast attack craft. The scenario was intended to be repr...
10 Jan 2019
PODCAST: How naval shipbuilding is shaping the future of Australian defence, Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, Royal Australian Navy
2018 has been a year dominated by naval shipbuilding in Australia. Defence Connect Podcast host Phil Tarrant is joined by Rear Admiral Jonathan Mead, ...
10 Jan 2019
BAE secures mission system support for Royal Navy carriers
BAE Systems will partner with the Royal Navy to deliver the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers as part of an updated integration services agreeme...
9 Jan 2019
HMAS Hobart put through its paces
The Royal Australian Navy’s first Aegis combat system based guided missile destroyer, HMAS Hobart, has returned home after conducting weapons and sy...
8 Jan 2019
Lockheed Martin secures US$29m deal for Aegis Baseline 9
The US Navy awarded a US$29 million deal to Lockheed Martin’s Rotary Mission Systems (RMS) to provide a suite of technology and capability improvem...
8 Jan 2019
Aquabotix secures US Navy contract
Australian-based unmanned underwater vehicle manufacturer, Aquabotix has been awarded a US Navy contract to support further development of the compan...
4 Jan 2019
SEA 1000 and future submarine deterrence strike modules
The Attack Class submarines will serve as the tip of the nations strategic deterrence spear. To meet this role, both the US and Sweden have developed...
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