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First steel cut for Hunter Class frigate

June 21 2024
Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Richard Marles and South Australian Premier Peter Malinauskas officially cut the first steel for the lead s...
Paying the way: Australia ‘doing all the work’ to recover stranded Fiji patrol boat
Australia will be “doing all the work” and allegedly paying for the recovery of stranded Republic of Fiji Navy patrol boat, RFNS Puamau, according to authorities...
June 20 2024
HMAS Sydney departs for world’s largest international maritime exercise
Royal Australian Navy guided missile destroyer HMAS Sydney has departed to take part in the world’s largest international maritime exercise.
June 20 2024
US Navy awards Raytheon Technologies $677m contract to continue SPY-6 radar construction
The US Navy has awarded a US$677 million (AU$1.015 billion) contract to Raytheon Technologies to continue production of the AN/SPY-6(V) radars for the US Navy.
June 20 2024
Australian recovery equipment to rescue stranded Fijian Guardian Class patrol boat
Australian recovery equipment is being supplied to the Republic of Fiji Navy to free a donated Guardian Class patrol boat, RFNS Puamau.
June 17 2024
Chinese fighters buzz Dutch frigate during latest sea incident
Chinese fighter jets have allegedly buzzed a Royal Netherlands Navy guided missile frigate during the latest international altercation in the East China Sea.
June 12 2024
No Tomahawks and optronics upgrades scrapped as Commonwealth approves Collins LOTE
Minister for Defence Industry Pat Conroy confirmed that the government has approved a life-of-type extension program for Australia’s six Collins Class submarines while...
June 05 2024
US Navy awards Austal AU$779 million contract modification for ASW capability
The US Navy has awarded Austal USA a contract modification for the construction of the T-AGOS 25, the lead ship of the T-AGOS ocean surveillance program, valued at AU$779...
May 31 2024
USS Emory S. Land submarine tender arrives in Darwin
Australia has welcomed the United States’ submarine tender, the USS Emory S. Land, to Darwin for a port visit.
May 30 2024
Defence opens Navy Training Systems Centre - West in Perth
The Australian Defence Force has officially opened Navy Training Systems Centre - West in Perth.
May 30 2024