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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

12 Dec 2019

At-sea nuclear deterrent submarines top priority for US Navy

As Russia, China and the UK all embark on a modernisation of the seaborne leg of their nuclear arsenals, the US Navy’s planned Columbia Class balli...
11 Dec 2019
US Navy remains confident carriers will play key role in countering China
US Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Michael Gilday, has responded to the doom and gloom about the survivability of the US Navy’s carrier fleet, se...
11 Dec 2019
Navy minehunters demonstrate refuelling capability with Japanese partners
Royal Australian Navy minehunters, HMA Ships Diamantina and Gascoyne successfully completed a complex dual refuel and stores replenishment with th...
10 Dec 2019
Subs in Schools inspiring next-gen marine engineers
Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price has announced that the Subs in Schools National Final would be hosted in Adelaide with the hopes of revealing ...
6 Dec 2019
Navy mine countermeasures exercise finishes with a bang
The Royal Australian Navy’s premier international mine countermeasure exercise, Exercise Dugong, has wrapped up at Fleet Base West in Western Austra...
5 Dec 2019
Milestone achieved as Australia continues to support Fiji's maritime capability
Assistant Defence Minister and Minister for International Development and the Pacific Alex Hawke has joined Fijian Minister for Defence, National Secu...
5 Dec 2019
University and Industry collaboration supports next-gen naval shipbuilders
The Australian Maritime College in partnership with Navantia Australia and the Royal Institution of Naval Architects Australian Division (RINA) have l...
4 Dec 2019
US Navy secures $22.2bn for new Virginia Class attack subs
While Australia’s debate about costs for its own fleet of Attack Class submarines continues to unfold, the US Navy, despite budgetary challenges, ha...
3 Dec 2019
Concerns as US Navy scales back Poseidon purchase, limiting allied anti-sub capability
With half of the world’s combat submarines expected to be operating in the Indo-Pacific in coming decades it would seem anti-submarine capability wo...
3 Dec 2019
Supporting the ADF’s helicopter capabilities at sea
DST scientists are helping to support the effectiveness of the Australian Defence Force’s helicopter capabilities on deployment, particularly when d...

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