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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

10 Jan 2018

Former submariner set to shake up Defence and Parliament

Former Royal Australian Navy (RAN) submariner and newly minted senator for the Nick Xenophon Team, Rex Patrick, is making his mark in Australian polit...
10 Jan 2018
$53m contract awarded to support naval acoustic noise program
The Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD) has awarded a defence, science, information technology and engineering company a US$42 m...
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10 Jan 2018
Industry giants team up for frigate project
As the UK undertakes its self-described “radical” National Shipbuilding Strategy, two leading defence primes have joined forces to bid for the Ro...
9 Jan 2018
7-year study to inform RAN on sonar operations
Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group, together with four Australian universities, has completed a seven-year project that will help inform the R...
8 Jan 2018
Anzac frigate seizes nearly $600 million of illegal drugs in two weeks
Royal Australian Navy Anzac Class frigate HMAS Warramunga, with support from Australia’s allies, has seized up to $596 million of illegal drugs in...
29 Dec 2017
Unmanned surface vessels ideal to fill capability gap
Robert Dane, chief executive of Sydney-based provider of unmanned surface vessels OCIUS, has tipped smart autonomous craft as a potential stop-gap so...
27 Dec 2017
AI primed for future development of unmanned surface vessels
Robert Dane – who heads Australian unmanned surface vessel specialist OCIUS – has flagged the crucial role AI will play in terms of how maritime d...
21 Dec 2017
The power and the propulsion: Prime creates naval team
A SEA 5000 Future Frigates tenderer has brought together defence and engineering firms, forming a team committed to delivering regionally superior po...
21 Dec 2017
Naval mystery solved with discovery of HMAS AE1
After 103 years of uncertainty, the Australian Navy is on its way to solving one of its oldest mysteries with the discovery of the wreck of Australia...
21 Dec 2017
PODCAST: Unmanned surface vessels and the future of Navy, Robert Dane, OCIUS Technology
“We can be listening under the sea. We can be observing with cameras the surface of the ocean. We can be listening with electronic sensors for other...

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