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CAIMEN

BMT and DNV partner on CAIMEN capability to meet Australian Army amphibious requirements

BMT and DNV have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to accelerate development of BMT’s CAIMEN-Large landing craft to meet the Australian Army’s Landing...
USS Gabrielle Giffords

Striking Back

Raytheon’s Tomahawk cruise missile Block development provides new challenges to Kongsberg’s increasingly popular Naval Strike Missile. For a long time in the post-Cold War world,...
3D printer - USS Essex

Back to the Future

Can Additive Manufacturing processes really deliver useful support to deployed naval vessels? On 1 August 1785, Jean François de Galaup (comte de Lapérouse) set sail...
HMAS Brisbane

Deterrence at sea remains vital to underpinning international rules-based order, says Australian defence chief

Deterrence, including credible defence capability at sea, remains essential to maintaining stability and security, and the wider rules-based international order, in the Indo-Pacific region,...
An artist’s rendering of the SSN-AUKUS submarine

UK announces GBP4 billion AUKUS submarine design contract

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced the award of a GBP4 billion (USD4.9 billion) contract to deliver the detailed design and long-lead...
Three RAN Destroyers

Australia confirms details of planned Tomahawk fit for DDGs

Australia has confirmed its intention to purchase Tomahawk sea-launched cruise missiles to equip the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) three Hobart-class guided-missile destroyers (DDGs). In a...
USS Canberra

USN commissions LCS USS Canberra in Australia

The US Navy (USN) commissioned the Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) USS Canberra (LCS 30) at the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) Fleet Base East,...
SSN AUKUS

Australia sets up delivery agency for new submarine

Australia has established a new agency to manage and oversee delivery of its new nuclear-powered submarine (SSN) capability. The Australian Submarine Agency (ASA) stood up...
USS Mississipi visit to FBW

Defence minister underscores AUKUS submarine’s impact on Australian operations and defence industry

The nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) to be built for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) under the Australia/UK/US AUKUS trilateral agreement will deliver significant benefit...
HMAS Brisbane RPD21

Australia to re-assess surface fleet construct, following strategic review

Australia intends to conduct an independent review of the size, mix, and capability of its naval surface fleet, as part of increasing the overall...

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