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4 Jul 2017

SA government refutes Abbott’s calls for nuclear submarines

South Australia’s Defence Industries Minister has rejected former prime minister Tony Abbott’s calls for nuclear submarines, despite the state gov...
damen backs opv axe bow design
4 Jul 2017
Damen backs OPV axe-bow design
Dutch company Damen, one of the three tenderers for the $3 billion Offshore Patrol Vessels project, is confident key components of its design will app...
bae s future frigates design gains traction
3 Jul 2017
BAE's Future Frigates design gains traction
One of the three bidders for Australia’s $35 billion Future Frigates Program has just reached an important milestone, with the UK announcing the lon...
30 Jun 2017
Labor weighs in on nuclear submarine debate
As tensions among members of the Liberal party heat up, with Defence Minister Marise Payne shooting down former prime minister Tony Abbott’s calls f...
30 Jun 2017
Talisman Saber 2017 opens in Sydney
Australia’s largest military exercise, Talisman Saber, was officially opened aboard the United States Landing Helicopter Dock the USS Bonhomme Rich...
30 Jun 2017
Prime set to revitalise Newcastle maritime hub
The NSW government has announced funding to help renew the Fitzroy Street Shipyard slipway to reactivate the Port of Newcastle and the Hunter as a ma...
30 Jun 2017
Future Submarine designer announces new business name
Europe’s largest naval shipbuilder, and the builder of Australia’s Future Submarines, has officially changed its name this week. ...
29 Jun 2017
Tony Abbott and the nuclear option for Australia's Future Subs
Australia risks an exact repetition of the Collins Class submarine debacle, says former prime minister Tony Abbott, expressing regret over not consid...
29 Jun 2017
Tasmanian maritime industry favoured by OPV tenderer
South Australian and West Australian SMEs have been identified as the front runners for the naval supply chain on the future shipbuilding projects, bu...
28 Jun 2017
Reputation and pedigree attractive to OPV tenderer
One of the two tenderers partnered with ASC Shipbuilding and Civmec for the SEA 1180 Offshore Patrol Vessel bid has identified facilities and reputati...

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