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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

2 Dec 2019

Please explain: SEA 1000 costs and delivery time balloon again

The latest round of Senate estimates hearings has revealed a startling cost explosion for Australia’s Attack Class future submarines, raising questi...
29 Nov 2019
WA government seeks to ‘clear the record’ over university report claims
The Office of Paul Papalia, West Australian Minister for Defence Issues, has released a document to the media that aims to “refute the incorrect cla...
29 Nov 2019
Naval Group Australia signs largest subcontract yet for Future Submarine program
Two Australian businesses have secured the largest subcontract so far signed with Naval Group Australia for the SEA 1000 project, at an estimated $...
29 Nov 2019
First achieved for Australian command task group element
An Australian command task group element was based in a Japanese ship for the first time during a mine countermeasures exercise in Japan. ...
26 Nov 2019
Female RAN sailor appointed Warrant Officer of the Navy for first time
Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds has released a statement congratulating Warrant Officer Deb Butterworth on her appointment to the role of Warrant...
25 Nov 2019
New subcontract signed for SEA 1000 weapon discharge system
Defence has announced that Naval Group has signed a subcontract with Babcock International Group for the design of the weapon discharge system for the...
25 Nov 2019
Bilateral exercise with Indonesia kicks off
The Royal Australian Navy's key bilateral maritime exercise with Indonesia has commenced in Surabaya. ...
25 Nov 2019
RAN successfully operates alongside Austal-built LCS-8
Austal has welcomed the announcement by the Commander, US Pacific Fleet, that the USS Montgomery (LCS 8), an Independence Class littoral combat ...
22 Nov 2019
Collins Class sustainment tug-of-war heats up
The tug-of-war between South Australia and Western Australia for the rights of responsibility to the full-cycle docking sustainment of the Collins Cla...
22 Nov 2019
RAN to deploy world-first technology for patrol vessel maintenance
The Royal Australian Navy is set to deploy Darwin-developed 3D printing technology in a world-first trial that is anticipated to streamline the maint...

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